Richmondshire District Council

Job summary

Title: Maintenance Team Leader

Salary: Grade 11 (SCP 35-37), £35,411 - £37,261 per annum

Contract type: Permanent

Working pattern: Full time

Hours: 37

Job reference: LLS MTN 01


An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Landlord Services team. 

Applications are invited from suitable, qualified persons, with a sound knowledge of building construction and maintenance, to manage the operational day-to-day requirements of a busy repairs and maintenance service.

The post holder will possess a relevant qualification within the building industry, and ideally have some staff management experience. The role will involve the effective management of contractors, and maintain close liaison with social services in relation to aids and adaptations.

The successful candidate can expect a varied workload, including the use of software systems in the monitoring of performance, with the ability to analyse data and provide reports as required from time to time. They will also be responsible for the co-ordination of investigations of compensation claims from tenants in relation to alleged repairing issues and disrepair claims.

The post holder will also be responsible for the development and monitoring of safe working practices, methods of working and risk assessments, undertaking staff performance reviews, including identifying training needs and appropriate training providers.

You must be customer focused and have good communication skills. For an informal discussion, please contact Sara Smith on 01748 901151.

Key documents 

For further details please refer to the job description and person specification. To apply please complete our application form:

Job description Person specification Application form

Benefits of working for the Council

Key dates 

  • Closing date: 10am, Monday 28 November 2022
  • Interview date: Monday 5 December 2022
  • An application form must be completed. CVs alone will not be accepted.

You can also obtain/return application forms by:

  • Email:
  • By post: Human Resources, Richmondshire District Council, Mercury House, Station Road, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4JX

Equal opportunities

We value diversity in our workforce and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria are guaranteed an interview. Applications invited from all sectors of society, as covered by the Equality Act 2010.

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