Making a Difference
to people's lives

Office Facilities Building Assistant

Location:        Old Park, Telford

Salary:            Scale 4 – Beginning at £23,609 with increments to £26,313 per annum

Hours:            36 Hours per Week

Contract:        Permanent


The Organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group is a socially minded organisation that makes a difference to people’s lives. We do this by:

Providing more than 13,500 homes for affordable rent across Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
Delivering care services to older people, adults with learning difficulties and people with dementia.
Channelling social investment across communities to create jobs and promote economic growth. We generate opportunities for people to gain employability skills, maximising the social value of our services and delivering wider community benefits.
At Wrekin you will be joining a team of more than 1200 colleagues who inspire positive change, communicate clearly, grow together and ensure that everyone matters. We make sure that all colleagues have the tools and training to flourish and contribute to our collective goal of making a difference to people’s lives.

(For further details please visit our website


The Role:

We’re looking for a positive, professional and enthusiastic individual to join the Group’s HQ Facilities Team to assist in providing comprehensive support services to ensure the continued operation and maintenance of the Old Park Offices, hybrid working hubs and other commercial premises.

Some basic trade and DIY knowledge and experience in a similar role would be an advantage, but a willingness to learn, develop, and to take on new tasks is essential.

(Please see Job Description for Further Details)


What You Will Need:

The ideal candidate will be able to work on their own initiative, whilst working well as part of a team. You will also need to be flexible and able to work under pressure.

The ideal candidate would hold a minimum of three GCSE’s or equivalent in Maths and English (Grade A to C). The successful candidate should also be computer literate and have a Health and Safety awareness.

Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate a positive, friendly and understanding attitude towards our customers and colleagues in order to achieve consistency with the high levels of performance, efficiency and quality that is expected of our employees.

(Please See Person Specification for further details)



In return we offer you an interesting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to join a supportive Organisation with over 1290 employees. Starting with 22 days annual leave increasing with service to 30 days plus 11/12 days bank holiday per annum, there is also a competitive pension scheme, health care options and free life assurance.


Our Inclusive Culture

We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. All applications are considered on the requirements of the role regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, religious belief or background. Please refer to our Equal Opportunities Policy below for further information.


The Recruitment Process

In partnership with our trusted external providers we are committed to undertaking care and safeguarding checks with all colleagues. These checks may vary according to the role you have applied for.

We also ask for two references for everyone who is offered a position, one of which must be your current or most recent employer. All roles will also be offered subject to satisfactory right to live and work in the UK checks; if you need any further information on these checks please visit

This role requires that successful applicant to hold a Full UK Driving License and the use of a vehicle for business use.

Ref : WHG2226. Closing Date : 06/10/2023 - Interview Date : 13/10/2023