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The successful candidates will be experienced in identifying and reporting communal repairs and undertaking project work such as painting and minor repairs. You will be willing to attend emergencies on Camden sites during normal working hours working at any Camden sites as required. You will also have good communication skills (verbal and written) and ability to work on your own, as well as part of a team, to achieve results.

 

The ideal candidate will have strong customer service and communication skills and will be able to engage and resolve a wide range of issues. You will also have a good working knowledge of estate cleanliness, including safe working practices such as knowledge of health & safety and COSHH regulations. You will have a proven track record of working on a busy housing estate providing a high standard of cleaning. You will be required to demonstrate good interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively with a wide variety of people including a broad range of internal and external agencies.

 

If you have the drive and ability to build a career in one of Camden’s most diverse and exciting services, we would like to hear from you. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and DBS checks will be undertaken for all successful candidates prior to appointment.


If you feel that you have the skills and experience for this role we’d love to hear from you!

 

When completing your application, please tell us about your specific skills, knowledge and experience, demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role.

 

About Camden 

 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

 

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

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Discover and Diversity 

 

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

 

Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard

 

Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard.  The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.

      

How to apply

 

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

 
Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

   
Closing dates for applications: Sunday 19th July 2020 23:59

 

Interviews to be held: W/C 27th July 2020

Please quote reference: 20000081


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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are 20th July and 17th August 2020

 

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