Repairs Co-Ordinator/ Admin – Housing

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Repairs Co-Ordinator/ Admin - Housing
Contract / Temporary

Bristol 5251692

Posted: 9th July 2024 16:50
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  • Pay Rate:

    £13.93 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 08:00 - 16:30

  • This opening assignment is for 5-6 months


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What's involved with this role:

Temporary Repairs Co-Ordinator/ Admin - Housing 

Reference no: Bristol 5251692

Pay rate:  £13.93 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, 08:00 - 16:30

This opening assignment is for 5-6 months


The successful candidate will be responsible for scheduling repairs and tasks to colleagues out on site including allocating repairs and ensuring tenants are kept informed of any delays or changes to their repair appointments and rearranging as necessary.

They will communicate with colleagues on site throughout the day ensuring work is completed within agreed timescales and to manage the schedule to recognise and act on issues around health and safety of resources. To update all systems immediately with accurate notes that reflect the current repair status and maintain communication with all stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Receive and respond to customer enquiries, in line with council policies and procedures always providing excellent customer service.
  • Accurately raise reported repairs and prioritise in line with agreed timescales, ensuring policies and procedures are followed.
  • Ensure that repair requests are allocated, planned, and scheduled effectively to maximise the use of resources and completed “right first-time”.
  • Pro-actively monitor the progression of allocated jobs throughout the day and communicating with operatives, surveyors, and customers to ensure the timely completion of works.
  • Ensure operatives have acceptably completed repairs using their mobile devices and give feedback to trade managers and
  • Provide information, advice and guidance to customers, contractors & colleagues who have repairs enquiries.
  • Make outbound contact to customers as required and make enquiries on behalf of customers and arrange appointments.
  • Effectively and appropriately liaise with contractors.

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly.

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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • Qualification in GCSE Maths and English or equivalent qualification or experience that demonstrates ability within these areas.


  • Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  • Proven experience of working in a customer service environment.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and listening skills, and telephone manner.
  • Able to work well as part of a team by communicating effectively with colleagues and have a willingness to assist where needed.


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Job Ref: Bristol 5251692
Repairs Co-Ordinator/ Admin - Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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Job Ref: Bristol 5251692
Repairs Co-Ordinator/ Admin - Housing
Client Category: Local Authority

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