Voids Maintenance and Repairs Officer
  • Employer: Guildford Borough Council
  • Reference: D1/21/145893
  • Published: Wed 17/03/2021, 14:25 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £29,820 - £36,004 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Woking Road Depot, Woking Road, Guildford GU1 1QE, Surrey

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Voids Maintenance and Repairs Officer


Salary £29,820 - £36,004 per annum

Permanent full-time post

 Guildford Borough Council is looking to recruit an enthusiastic, proactive and experienced Voids Maintenance and Repairs Officer with a positive approach to become part of our recently restructured Technical Services Team.

Our service area is responsible for maintenance, planned improvement and major refurbishment of over 5000 social housing units with a void average annual turnover of up to 250 properties

Responsible for the management of void housing from the assessment of vacant property through to specification and management of the works to completion and handover. The post reports directly to the Maintenance & Repairs Lead and is key to delivering void property within set priorities and performance targets. Your role will be to project manage our direct workforce and sub-contractors to ensure we deliver the service within tight parameters and to a high standard. Effective liaison with other service areas particularly in relation to rehousing is critical to this post.

This is a technical role with knowledge of building maintenance and construction essential criteria. Ability to be able to physically access property and restricted areas such as roof spaces is required.

Applicants must have a valid driving licence to drive in the UK to allow for regular site visits across the Borough.

The post includes

  • Flexitime and a generous basic holiday allowance
  • Essential car user allowance plus mileage


For further information please contact –

Andrew Davidson – Maintenance and Repairs Lead

Tel: 01483 444314 (voice mail) or email – andrew.davidson@guildford.gov.uk

How to Apply

Our preferred method is online application however if you do require a hard copy application pack please contact Human Resources, Guildford Borough Council, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BB. Telephone (01483) 444111 (24-hr). Alternatively e-mail sally.nielsen@guildford.gov.uk quoting the relevant post number. Please note that we do not accept CVs, please ensure that you complete the application form fully.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff and post-holders to share this commitment. To fulfil this commitment we have robust systems in place for the safe recruitment of staff and volunteers.


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