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Estate Services Officer - Sep 2020
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Estate Services Officer


Salary Details: RBK Grade D £22,185 - £23,826

Job Term: Full Time

Appointment Type: Full Time

Location: South Team, Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames


About the role

This is an opportunity to join the Estate Services team which provides a highly visible and customer focused service to tenants and leaseholders of the council. Our ESOs play a vital role in ensuring a high standard of cleanliness and overall upkeep at our blocks of flats and communal areas, across our housing estates. As well as undertaking cleaning duties, you will ensure that health and safety checks are carried out accurately and efficiently. You will also be part of the team responsible for using a vehicle for the rapid removal of fly tip rubbish to provide a first class service to our residents.


About you

You will be highly motivated and a team player, keen to provide an excellent service at all times. The Estate Services team is currently developing and moving towards digital working practices, therefore, a basic knowledge of IT is desirable. The team is flexible and covers a wide area, so we’re seeking drivers for the current roles. If successful you will work Monday to Friday [state working hours] and be based in a neighbourhood Estate Services team office in Surbiton.


Benefits we offer

Kingston Council has good access to central London and our offices are a short walk from the station based in the middle of the historic and vibrant high street next to the open spaces of the river Thames, offering a wide range of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities; all making for a desirable place to live and work.


The successful candidate will have access to a wide range of staff benefits, some of which include:

·  23 days annual leave - In addition you will receive 8 statutory bank holidays

·  Local government pension scheme

·  Interest free season loan ticket

·  Cycle to work and Zip Car Scheme

·  Discounts on a range of local shops, restaurants, gyms and leisure centres

·  Comprehensive Learning and Development programme

·  A forward thinking and networked organisation where employee’s views are valued.

·  Modern and flexible working environment allowing employees to benefit from agile working practices.

For further information about the role please contact Alan Hardwick at

Please apply online and include a supporting statement addressing how you meet the criteria for this post detailing what skills, knowledge, experience and abilities you can bring to the role, as outlined in the Role Profile.pdf

Closing date - 4 October 2020
Interview date - TBC

The Royal Borough of Kingston is Disability Confident Committed. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the advertised role and ensure that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.  We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under represented within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames.

The Royal Borough of Kingston is now an accredited London Living Wage Employer. The real Living Wage is higher than the government’s minimum, or National Living Wage, and is an independently calculated hourly rate of pay that is based on the actual cost of living. Our Living Wage commitment means that everyone working at the Royal Borough of Kingston, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or third-party contractors and suppliers receive the London Living Wage. 

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