Repairs Administrator - Social Housing

Repairs Administrator - Social Housing

  • Location

    Kensington & Chelsea

  • Sector:

    Housing Maintenance Trades

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £22k per year

  • Contact:

    Holly Lewis

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    020 3176 4790

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


Repairs Administrator – Social Housing (Temp – Perm)

Location: Kensington

Salary: £21-22K

Hours: 8:00am – 17:00pm (1 hour lunch)

My client is looking for a repairs administrator to join their team based in West Kensington. The role is working within repairs and maintenance in the social housing sector and ensuring the delivery of excellent customer service to tenants at all times. You will ideally have a knowledge of the sector including a knowledge of trades such as plumbing, plastering, carpentry and electrical works as well as strong administration skills.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the smooth running of operative's diaries to attend repairs/maintenance works based on priority workload.
  • Raising purchase orders
  • Ensuring tenants are kept up to date on works being carried out and informed of appointments accurately.
  • Administration and data entry.
  • Utilising all aspects of Outlook.
  • Maintaining records and recording information on our clients in house data base.
  • Good knowledge of microsoft programmes - in particular Excel.
  • Running reports on open jobs, closed jobs and follow up jobs for operatives.
  • Basic invoicing procedures.

Requires Experience & Knowledge

  • At least 2 years administration experience
  • Social housing experience
  • Excellent IT skills

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