We are looking for a Holidays Maintenance Assistant.
The role is being on hand to all our 17 holiday cottages located on the Isle Of Wight.
Our holiday cottages provide fantastic venues for our guests to enjoy their holiday and we need a Holidays Maintenance Assistant to take care of our venues to high standards and provide excellent customer service. This role could not be more important in ensuring our guests are provided with the perfect stay from the moment they arrive. Key responsibilities will be reactive assistance on changeovers to maintain and deal with repairs to the holiday accommodation to make sure they are looking their best for all our guests as well as planning those regular maintenance tasks that ensure the cottages meet National Trust Standards.
These tasks would include, but not limited to hanging pictures , minor plumbing repairs, unblocking drains / gutters, as well as assisting in moving Fire wood and taking supplies out to the cottages. A level of experience and knowledge of basic maintenance is required.
Most changeovers happen on a Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, so mainly working these days but flexibility will be essential . We don’t have any changeovers on a Sunday and there is no evening work involved. Due to the location of the cottages, having your own vehicle is essential.
Hours: 12 hours per week
Salary: £10.32 per hour
Internally this is known as Outdoors Holidays Operation Assistant.
What it's like to work here:We are immensely proud of our cottages and the standard we provide for our guests, and you will be working as part of the Isle Of Wight Holiday Team. You will be working along side the Holidays Team to make sure the cottages are the best they can be for the guests. Mileage and travel time is paid to and from each location
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What you'll be doing:You will be hands on and good at using your initiative. A medium level of skill is required as this is a handy person role, the more skills you have the better. We would expect you to be able to put shelves up, change toilet seats, be able to do basic plumbing such as dealing with a leaky waste pipe, fix a broken blind, would be happy to do painting and decorating, putting pictures up etc, maybe helping moving furniture, power washing patio areas etc. We would not expect you to do electrical or heating system work, or anything that would require a qualified engineer.
Who we're looking for• Helpful & Friendly
- Customer focused with a positive attitude
- Enthusiastic with a willingness to learn
The packageThe National Trust has the motto ‘For everyone, for ever’ at its heart. We’re working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It’s important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we’re for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.
Flexible working whenever possible
Free parking at most locations
Free entry to our properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
Compliance.Eligibility to Work in the UK
Permanent p/t (12 hrs pw)