Rock Trust is recruiting for a Property and Maintenance Worker

Published: April 2, 2024


Job Title:                  Property and Maintenance Worker

Contract:                 35 hours per week   (Fixed term until September 2024, with possible extension subject to funding)

Location:                 West Lothian

Salary:                      £22,684.44 – £24,554.37 per annum


Mission Statement 

To prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Property and Maintenance Worker to join our property team. This Property role provides an opportunity to be part of our well-established Supported Accommodation Project which supports homeless and care experienced young people to develop independent living skills and transition to permanent accommodation. The Property and Maintenance Worker will support our West Lothian Housing Services team with practical, hands-on activities related to housing management, Health & Safety, Risk Assessments, and property refurbishment and renovation.

Reporting to

Property and Facilities Manager



  • Assisting with property management tasks; booking repairs, void management
  • Assist the Property and Facilities Manager with planned property renovations; gathering quotes, meeting contractors on site, liaising with tenants/staff.
  • Undertake property turn-around activities, which will include cleaning, painting, basic DIY, clearance and dressing flats for viewing.
  • Maintain and replenishing stock items for household supplies.
  • Working with contractors to ensure value for money, reliable service and raise concerns with the Property and Facilities Manager when existing contractors fail to meet a basic level of service.
  • To work closely with colleagues to ensure repairs are completed on time to a reasonable standard, ensuring our tenants are kept informed.

Health and Safety 

  • Completion of property inspections; health and safety visits, end of tenancy inspections
  • Health & Safety duties, including ensuring all safety certificates are up to date and to ensure compliance with fire risk/risk assessments for all Rock Trust’s property portfolio.

Quality and Compliance 

  • Administering internal communications re policy and procedure changes
  • General administrative duties, such as telephone and written communication with staff, tenants, partners, sponsors and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure all activity is recorded on management systems and that this information is accurate.

Leadership and Development:

  •      Commits to continuous improvement and learning and development
  •      To provide visible leadership and motivate staff to ensure that delegated responsibilities are achieved, and effective communication maintained.
  •      Nurture a culture of Respect, Safety, Positivity and Fairness, that allows our colleagues to thrive, take appropriate risks and learn from mistakes.
  •      Identify and make recommendations for improvement to contribute to the continuous operational improvement of the organisation.


  •    To act in accordance with Rock Trust values
  •    To work with other senior and operational managers
  •    To undertake other duties in line with the role as required.

This job description is not exhaustive. It merely acts as a guide and may be amended to meet the changing requirements of the Rock Trust at any time after discussion with the post holder.


Rock Trust holds the gold award from Investors in People. We are committed to making Rock Trust a fantastic place to work. We provide a range of enhanced benefits for staff, including 25 days annual leave and 10 public holidays, a 6% employer contribution pension scheme, life assurance scheme, employee rewards and enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave. A full list of our benefits is available on our website.

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