our gender pay report

At Verastar, we have always focused on recruiting the best people irrespective of gender, ethnicity or personal beliefs for our available roles. As a result, we are confident that a person’s gender does not influence how they are paid in this business.

With Verastar having a median gender pay gap of 11.5% - this is considerably better than the national average of 15.5%*

Facilities Associate

Location: Sale, UK
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Closes on: 04-02-2022

With over 20 years heritage we’re the UKs largest multi service provider and still growing. We supply almost 200k businesses with their gas, electricity, water, insurance, card payment terminals, mobile, broadband and telecoms services. We’ve won numerous awards over the years and this is because our colleagues and customers are at the heart of everything we do. With offices in Glasgow, Central Manchester, South Manchester, Leeds, Newcastle, Ipswich, and Nottingham and employing over 1000 people – we’re on a mission to be the one-stop essential services provider to small businesses, making customers lives easy and helping our people succeed.

At Verastar, we don’t just do jobs, we do careers. We’ve got ambitious growth plans, and our people will grow with us. We’ll give you everything you need to develop and succeed. That means things like flexible working, a totally transparent rewards structure, a diverse and inclusive workplace, and the control to drive your own career and shape your own opportunities.

What you’ll be doing

  • Maintaining high standards of presentation within our working environment & ensuring our workspaces are vibrant, welcoming, and practical.
  • Completing regular inspections and audits to maintain high standards
  • Preparing meeting rooms and conference spaces for colleagues to host team events
  • Liaising internally with other support functions where necessary
  • Contributing ideas and support to our engagement team to create and drive a successful social calendar
  • Coordinate with Building Management to ensure building health
  • Providing a first line response for fault reporting, identification and resolution
  • Ensuring compliance with equipment maintenance and renewal schedules
  • Monitoring and inspecting outstanding works, obtaining quotes and arranging call outs
  • Ensuring compliance with Health & Safety legislation
  • Assisting with fire evacuations and the communication of emergency procedures
  • Supporting with the provision of company equipment, furniture, stationary and groceries throughout the workplace
  • To assist and work independently on short to medium term activities/projects

We’re looking for people that have

  • A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a facilities/hospitality environment
  • Possess a good degree of knowledge of facilities services
  • Good knowledge of UK health and safety regulations.
  • Excellent customer service, communication & organisation skills.
  • Ability to successfully multitask & prioritise workload
  • Able to work as part of a team, and independently, using initiative to problem solve
  • Capable of managing processes and promoting process improvement.
  • Good working knowledge of Word & Excel

In return for your hard work, you’ll get

  • £30,000 per year plus up to 10% annual bonus paid in quarterly instalments
  • 25 days holiday with the option to buy and sell more
  • Discounts at 100s of high street and online stores
  • Free Life Assurance, Cycle to work and travel loans for people wanting a greener commute
  • Wellbeing support including 24/7 access to a GP, mental health support, get fit programmes and free legal and financial guidance

The important extras

  • Flexible working hours with an early finish on a Friday
  • Amazing on-site facilities, such as free on-site gym, free parking, subsidised café and to top it off an on-site subsided bar for after-work drinks, quiz nights and social events
  • Hybrid working – option to work two days from home if you choose
  • Access to our award-winning training and development programmes
  • Opportunities to get involved in charity fundraising and volunteering days through our giving back movement

Our newly refurbished HQ is based in the heart of Sale Moor Village next to Sale Water Park. We’re only a stone’s throw away from the M60 and just a short 5-minute walk from the Airport Metro Link line and Sale Town Centre. We also have plenty of free on-site car parking as well as a bike locker if you choose to cycle in.

Apply today to help shape the Verastar of tomorrow