July 2021


Trainee Maintenance Supervisor


Based at Vittoria Walk, Cheltenham and working across all sites


Head of Property


YMCA Cheltenham BAND B, Tier 1, starting at £23,200 p.a.


37.5 hours

Closing date and Interview 

Closing date for applications 29th July 5.00PM, Interviews Thursday 5th August 

Are you looking for your next exciting challenge?

YMCA Cheltenham is seeking a Trainee Maintenance Supervisor to join the Property Department of the organisation.

Would you like to work for a growing local charity?  Do you have previous experience of working in maintenance, possibly (but not essential) some line management experience and looking for a trainee supervisor role to become a maintenance supervisor with the right training and support.

If the answer is yes, YMCA Cheltenham may have the role for you.

This is an exciting time to join YMCA Cheltenham as we continue to grow and expand to meet the ever-increasing housing needs in Gloucestershire.

Since 2014 we have grown from having one supported housing project of 50 beds to being able to offer more than 250 beds every night, including long-term affordable accommodation, low to high level supported accommodation, and emergency homeless provision. YMCA Cheltenham is an organisation founded on Christian values.

The Trainee Maintenance Supervisor will assist the Head of Property to ensure compliance with Health & Safety regulations in all areas relating to the physical work environment.  This role will assist the Head of Property to ensure regulatory and legal compliance in all matters relating to the Charity’s buildings, physical spaces, equipment, vehicles and other property owned or employed by the organisation.

To be successful in this role, you should be an excellent team member, organised, able to meet deadlines, be able to communicate effectively, be tactful and diplomatic, able to manage your own workload with minimum supervision, adaptable and able to build effective relationships across a range of staff.

The ideal candidate for the role of Trainee Maintenance Supervisor ideally will have previous experience of working in property maintenance. Alongside that Line Management experience is desirable.  The candidate should have evidence of an excellent standard of literacy, numeracy and English language skills.

This is a Trainee role and for the right candidate we are looking to provide all the required training to progress to becoming a Maintenance Supervisor on completion of any courses deemed necessary.

The salary for this position is in YMCA Cheltenham BAND B, Tier 1, and starts at £23,200 p.a.. 

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The organisation provides a contributory pension, 20 days holiday (increasing after 2 years with an additional extra day of holiday, up to a maximum of an additional 5 days) and up to 10 days sick pay per annum.  The organisation also offers non-contractual benefits such as life assurance, health plan (such as money off dentistry and opticians), bike to work scheme and free use of the organisation’s sports facilities.


As part of the recruitment process you will be expected to complete a YMCA Cheltenham Application Form and Equal Opportunities Policy Monitoring Form.

Please email completed forms to [email protected] by 17:00 on Thursday 29th July 2021. Interviews will be held Thursday 5th August. 

YMCA Cheltenham is fully committed to the safeguarding and promoting of welfare of young people and vulnerable people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.

YMCA is an Equal Opportunities employer.