Maintenance Technician

Location: South East London

Salary: Up to £30,000 p.a.

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week

Closing date: 14/10/2021 (the closing date may be sooner than this if a suitable candidate is found)

About us:

Quo Vadis Trust (QVT) is a small charity in South East London. We provide housing to adults at risk living with mental health needs. QVT currently provides homes to approximately two hundred people in South East London. Our range of supported housing helps each individual client to maximise their independence and enhance their recovery.

Job purpose:

At QVT the wellbeing of our clients is of the utmost importance, which is why, as Maintenance Technician you will undertake multi-trade tasks in occupied properties, and complete such tasks to a high quality with no defects. You will communicate any issues to stakeholders effectively and promptly, and travel to recognised QVT suppliers to collect any required materials and equipment. You will liaise with occupiers of designated properties in order to ensure client satisfaction.

About you:

To be considered for the Maintenance Technician role you must have demonstrable experience of providing maintenance work across a variety of premises. In addition the following key skills and experience are applicable:

  • Possesses a current and valid full & clean UK Driving Licence, and able to drive a manual transmission Transit type van (Access to company vehicle during working hours included with this post)
  • Demonstrable customer service experience
  • Computer literacy, familiarity with Microsoft packages and able to input job data
  • Previous site-based experience
  • A strong understanding of health and safety regulations
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Good, clear, verbal and written communications skills
  • Able to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Basic Plumbing, carpentry and electrical skills
  • Has Enhanced DBS clearance (we can arrange this for you)
  • For more information please see the Job Description HERE


Pension scheme; Health Care Plan; Life insurance; Free access to bereavement and stress helplines; Free flu jabs / eye tests; ‘Recommend a friend’ bonus; Generous holiday allowance; Training and qualifications offered; Opportunities for career progression

We are only interested in hearing from candidates that are based either in South East London or within a short commutable distance.

Quo Vadis Trust is an equal opportunities employer and ‘Disability Confident Committed’, and as such is committed to inclusion and diversity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community. Charity ref number 1116196.

If you would like to be a part of the QVT team and help make a difference, please fill out an application form here, and send it, along with your CV and supporting letter outlining your suitability for the role based on the job description and person specification, to

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