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Dublin Simon Community: Repair & Maintenance Operative

About us: At Dublin Simon Community, we are passionate about making home a reality. Our aim is to empower people to access and retain a home by providing housing, prevention, addiction treatment, emergency response and other targeted interventions, through advocacy and partnership. If you share our values and want to make a difference also, come talk to us at Dublin Simon Community. We’re looking for client focused, friendly and adaptable people to join our team. This standard is achieved by organisations that have best practice Human Resource Systems in place, particularly in the area of staff training and development, communication, and staff involvement in the decision making processes in the organisation. About the job: To provide a high quality maintenance service in Dublin Simon Community properties and co-ordinate outsourced repairs where required. Provide guidance and support to colleagues on property maintenance programmes. You’ll report to the Facilities Manager. This role may vary depending on the requirements of the organisation. Location & Working Hours: Simon Community Properties - Dublin, Kildare, Meath, Wicklow, Louth, Cavan and Monaghan. Monday – Friday 9am – 5:30pm. 37.5 hours per week. 25 days annual leave. Salary - 28.500 per year moving to 29,296 after 6 months probation. Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years direct maintenance experience.

  • Knowledge of building materials, health and safety, routine inspections of property and developing repair and maintenance schedules.

  • IT literate, accountable, positive individual, who is an excellent communicator.

  • Ability to work in an agile environment, with a problem-solving attitude.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience in general maintenance/health & safety/construction.

  • Knowledge of a Property CRM systems


  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate outsourced maintenance (which require a qualified contractor e.g. electrical works).

  • Source materials, prepare venue, monitor and oversee the maintenance programed.

  • Ensure compliance with health and safety and report any concerns to management.

  • Reporting and logging all completed repairs on a continuous basis and supplying this log weekly to management.

  • Inspect grounds, facilities, and equipment routinely to determine necessary repairs or maintenance.

  • Repair & maintenance of Dublin Simon Community properties.

  • Support colleagues on property related activities as identified by your manager.

Core Competencies of all Dublin Simon Staff:

  • Commitment to providing the highest levels of quality service

  • Relating with respect and compassion

  • Promoting diversity and equality

  • Providing quality person-centered service

  • Communicating effectively

  • Resilience, positive outlook openness to change

  • Maintaining a safe and secure environment

  • Promoting health and wellbeing

  • Promoting person-centered care

  • Building working relationships

  • Effective professional practice, planning, organising, and problem-solving.

Benefits to working with Dublin Simon Community:

  • 25 days annual leave

  • 5% matched contribution to your pension

  • Paid Sick Leave Policy

  • Paid Maternity Leave Policy

  • Bike to Work Scheme

  • Commuter Travel Tax Savers Ticket

  • 1st-week Comprehensive Training

  • Progression Opportunities

Shortlisting will be in progress throughout the period that the vacancy is live, so you may be called for interview and/or the vacancy may be filled before the closing date. Please note, if you are unsure of any of the requirements, contact the Recruitment Team on (01) 6354860 Apply for the position Application due date: 09/04/2023 For queries relating to this position please telephone (01) 635 4860

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Date Entered/Updated: 20th Mar, 2023 Expiry Date: 9th Apr, 2023 Region: Dublin & Surrounds

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