Assistant Maintenance Officer

Assistant Maintenance Officer
Drumchapel, Glasgow
Full-time, permanent

£31,518 - £34,456
(EVH Grade 6 – PA17 to PA20)

35 hours per week, flexible working hours, SHAPS defined contribution pension scheme, 25 days’ annual leave and 15 days’ public holiday per annum

About Us

Cernach Housing Association is a successful and well performing community-based registered social landlord (RSL) operating in Drumchapel, North west Glasgow since 1991. We own 877 homes, and we provide a management service to 17 sharing owners and 140 homeowners. We act as community anchor organisation for Drumchapel. Our turnover is £4.6 million, a major part of which comes from rental income.

About the Role

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and committed individual to join the Cernach team in the new post of Assistant Maintenance Officer. The team delivers a first-class reactive repairs and maintenance service. We ensure a customer-focused service is provided to all residents and stakeholders. We work closely with our contractors, relet empty homes and achieve high standards of tenant safety. You will report to the Senior Maintenance Officer. You will have the support of an experienced team. You will have the opportunity to learn a wide range of skills.

Whilst experience of working in the maintenance field would be advantageous, just as important are strong ICT and highly developed administrative skills. The ability to extract and interpret data would be helpful. This would be an excellent opportunity for someone who is willing to face new challenges and develop into the maintenance role.

You Should

You should be an effective team player and be able to demonstrate a commitment to excellent customer service. You should be able to communicate effectively with a range of different audiences.

You should be able to problem solve and work on your own initiative. You should have the ability to cope with changing circumstances. In this role it is imperative that you have strong administrative and ICT skills and can effectively use Microsoft Office. Finally, you should have the desire to make a difference at Cernach Housing Association.

Inclusive Employer

Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria outlined in the person specification will be granted an interview if they opt to participate in the job interview guarantee scheme. The Association is an equal opportunity employer.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and feel you meet the requirements of the post, please download our application pack here and apply. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Completed application forms must be returned by Tuesday 10 October 2023 at 12 noon by email to

Should you require any further information on these posts, please do not hesitate to contact Holly Lochran, Senior Maintenance Officer by email to plan to hold interviews at our office on Tuesday 24 October 2023.

Please note that this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure.
Cernach Housing Association is a recognised Scottish Charity – SCO36607.