Do you have experience as a caretaker working in homeless hostels? I’m excited to be able to recruit for the London Borough of Hackney who are looking for someone to join their experienced Benefits and Housing Needs team to oversee hostel properties within the borough. You will be visiting temporary accommodation and supporting the management team making sure everything is up to order.

Key Duties:

  • Check all communal areas and remedy any faults.
  • Carry out room inventories in conjunction with the Hostel Manager.
  • Respond immediately to any Health & Safety issues.
  • Check fire alarms and firefighting equipment as per fire regulations.
  • Respond and deal with all complaints of noise nuisance.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that keys are collected from those residents who are required to leave.
  • Ensure any security equipment is regularly maintained and monitored,
  • Carry out minor repairs and maintenance, ensuring all repairs are undertaken promptly and to the required standard.
  • Distribute letters, leaflets, and incoming mail on a daily basis.
  • Assist residents to settle in their allocated accommodation and familiarise them with the facilities in the accommodation and the local community.
  • If you have the desired experience and want to make a difference within your local community, apply today!

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