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We want friendly, energetic and upbeat people to work with us. A proactive person who can fix a problem with a smile if things go wrong. No tears or tantrums, but with a positive attitude expected from a growing business like ours. If you think the description fits you to a T, come on over for a chat. Or apply for any of the roles below by sending your CV to welisten@dwellstudent.co.uk. We welcome both students and professionals.

We are located in Bristol, Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle.

Current Vacancies


Student Support Officer Manchester

Salary: £16,000 per annum

Hours of work: Rolling rota annualised hours of 2007.5 (MSVS), 2057 (MSV). Nights and weekends

Centurion Student Services are looking for a Student Support Officer to join the Company based in Manchester. Centurion Student Services are part of a Group of companies that own and operate an accommodation business in several countries, including student accommodation in the UK. It is part of a diversified business group listed on the Singapore Exchange.

Your duties will include undertaking health and safety risk assessments, managing out of hours customer queries and sales viewing, completing property walks and security checks, fire alarm checks, ensuring all relevant paperwork is completed and the security of students.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role, as is previous experience of customer service. As our client group is primarily University students, a familiarity with their needs and expectations is essential, along with previous experience within a facilities / housing / accommodation service provider role.

You will work nights and weekends, public holidays on a rota depending on the needs of the business; therefore a flexible approach is essential.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated and driven individual, who wants a genuine opportunity to develop and grow with the business as it expands further in the UK Student Accommodation market.

If you have the skills, experience and motivation required, please apply today.

Student Support Officer Manchester

Salary: £16,000 per annum

Hours of work: Rolling rota annualised hours of 2007.5 (MSVS), 2057 (MSV). Nights and weekends

Centurion Student Services are looking for a Student Support Officer to join the Company based in Manchester. Centurion Student Services are part of a Group of companies that own and operate an accommodation business in several countries, including student accommodation in the UK. It is part of a diversified business group listed on the Singapore Exchange.

Your duties will include undertaking health and safety risk assessments, managing out of hours customer queries and sales viewing, completing property walks and security checks, fire alarm checks, ensuring all relevant paperwork is completed and the security of students.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role, as is previous experience of customer service. As our client group is primarily University students, a familiarity with their needs and expectations is essential, along with previous experience within a facilities / housing / accommodation service provider role.

You will work nights and weekends, public holidays on a rota depending on the needs of the business; therefore a flexible approach is essential.

This is a great opportunity for a motivated and driven individual, who wants a genuine opportunity to develop and grow with the business as it expands further in the UK Student Accommodation market.

If you have the skills, experience and motivation required, please apply today.

Lettings Officer, Manchester

Salary: £TBC

Hours: 40 pw, Monday to Friday

dwell Student Living are part of a Group of companies that own and operate an accommodation business in several countries, including student accommodation in the UK. It is part of a diversified business group listed on the Singapore Exchange. The company has moved into the UK student market in 2014 and recently took over further accommodation in the Bristol, Manchester and Newcastle area.

We are looking to appoint a Lettings Officer to join our team to work at our MSV South site. The main purpose of the role is to assist the Accommodation Manager in the efficient management and marketing of student accommodation, endeavouring to maintain full occupancy levels in dwell Student Living accommodation throughout the year.  You will be working together with the sales team and conducting viewings when appointments are booked

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role, as is previous experience of providing service delivery within a customer focused environment. IT skills, including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel are also required. As our client group is primarily University students, a familiarity with their needs and expectations is essential, along with previous experience within a facilities / housing / accommodation service provider role.

During the seasonal peaks you will be required to have flexible approach with regards to your working pattern.

If you have the skills, experience and motivation required, please apply.

dwell Student Living is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community

Management Accountant, Manchester

Salary: £30,000 per annum

Hours of work: 40 hours per week

Dwell Student Living are looking for a Management Accountant to join the Company based in Manchester. Dwell Student Living are part of a Group of companies that own and operate an accommodation business in several countries, including student accommodation in the UK. It is part of a diversified business group listed on the Singapore Exchange.

This is a very varied role supporting the Finance Manager on a day to day basis with duties involving management accounts, statutory accounts, budgeting & forecasting and ad-hoc reporting.

This role will suit an accountant with a good level of overall accounts experience who is either part of fully ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with good IT skills. Excellent communication skills are a must as well as a keen eye for detail and high level of organisation.

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This is a great opportunity for a motivated and driven individual, who wants a genuine opportunity to develop and grow with the business as it expands further in the UK Student Accommodation market.

If you have the skills, experience and motivation required, please apply today.

Job title: Maintenance Officer

Location: Hotwells House, Bristol

Reports to: Accommodation Manager

Salary band: £25k per annum subject to experience

Job Purpose

Responsible for providing general maintenance to accommodation either owned or leased by dwell Student Living.  Ensures that all properties are maintained to both a good standard and in compliance with dwell Student Livings’ legal requirements, ensuring a safe environment for students, employees and visitors as well as delivering excellent customer service.

To work flexibly including evenings and weekends and be on-call as required.

To carry out both preventative and reactive maintenance work and to complete all associated documentation within agreed timeframes. This also includes identifying and reporting any maintenance issues discovered and taking appropriate action where an emergency situation is reported.

To work within all company policies and procedures

Main Responsibilities

Accommodation Inspections

Undertake a regular preventative maintenance inspection of the Accommodation and completing the checklist provided.  Checks include: all safety measures are in place and working (e.g. smoke detectors, closers on fire doors, closers on windows).  This will require both visual checking and practical testing of equipment as necessary (e.g. emergency lighting, heaters etc.) Assess whether any urgent remedial work is required, and if so, notify the Maintenance Manager or Accommodation Managers immediately.  Note any essential but non-urgent work on the checklist.

Maintenance Work

Undertake general maintenance duties as directed by the Accommodation Manager. This requires general maintenance work including carpentry, basic plumbing, identifying electrical faults, and painting. Minor maintenance work will be carried out during the property inspection and more general repair work as part of a scheduled programme of works.

Maintenance repairs

Carry out general repair duties at site.  Log materials used and leave the property in a clean and tidy condition.  Report any work that could not be completed on that visit or any new work identified so that further job sheets can be raised.

General Tasks

The job holder may also be asked to undertake some other duties that may include gardening, litter picking, and cleaning although this list is not exhaustive.

Person Specification

  • Understanding and knowledge of Health and safety regulations within the building trade
  • General skills in Carpentry, basic plumbing work, glazing and painting and decorating
  • Experience of undertaking building / general maintenance work preferable in the hospitality/service industry.
  • Naturally customer focused putting the customer into every decision
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to plan and manage own workload using own initiative
  • Able to work as part of a team, supporting colleagues
  • Have a proactive approach
  • Ability to multi task and prioritise

Competencies

Customer service is paramount to dwell Student Living and all employees will need to demonstrate the same priorities even in the most demanding situations.

Great importance on behavior and attitudes is placed during the selection process to ensure that new employees can support and reflect the values of the Company.

In addition to the duties and responsibilities associated with this job, the role holder will be required to evidence that they can meet the qualities associated with the following competencies:

  • Customer Experience
  • Health & Safety
  • Sales
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Maintenance
  • Housekeeping

Centurion Corporation Core Values

RESPECT We treat every individual with consideration, dignity and respect at all times. We are sensitive and attentive to different needs arising from the diverse backgrounds, nationalities, religions, traditions and culture. We have in place consultation and grievance mechanisms for the well-being of our residents, customers and staff.

INTEGRITY We believe in upholding the highest standards of integrity and to confidently act with honesty at all times. We have the courage to do what is right, and earn the trust of all our customers and stakeholders, dedicating our best knowledge and skills to obtain the best outcome.

CREATIVITY We explore innovative methods, processes and best practices to achieve higher efficiency and productivity to stay ahead value. As a team, we encourage personal initiative, resourcefulness and a positive mind-set for change to make a difference. This ensures that we embrace change while constantly improving ourselves to keep ahead of competition, and enables us to continue pushing boundaries and expectations.

EXCELLENCE We strive for excellence and persevere in everything we do to obtain the best outcome. Our focus and commitment to quality is embedded in every aspect of our business – not just physical infrastructure and products, but also our relationships, processes and services that go into creating a healthy and positive environment.

Job title: Maintenance Person

Location: Garth Heads, Newcastle

Reports to: Accommodation Manager

Salary band: £8.85 per hour

Hours of work: 20 per week, Monday, Wednesday & Friday (9am to 5pm)

Job Purpose

Responsible for providing general maintenance to accommodation either owned or leased by dwell Student Living.  Ensures that all properties are maintained to both a good standard and in compliance with dwell Student Livings’ legal requirements, ensuring a safe environment for students, employees and visitors as well as delivering excellent customer service.

To work flexibly including evenings and weekends and be on-call as required.

To carry out both preventative and reactive maintenance work and to complete all associated documentation within agreed timeframes. This also includes identifying and reporting any maintenance issues discovered and taking appropriate action where an emergency situation is reported.

To work within all company policies and procedures

Main Responsibilities

Accommodation Inspections

Undertake a regular preventative maintenance inspection of the Accommodation and completing the checklist provided.  Checks include: all safety measures are in place and working (e.g. smoke detectors, closers on fire doors, closers on windows).  This will require both visual checking and practical testing of equipment as necessary (e.g. emergency lighting, heaters etc.) Assess whether any urgent remedial work is required, and if so, notify the Maintenance Manager or Accommodation Managers immediately.  Note any essential but non-urgent work on the checklist.

Maintenance Work

Undertake general maintenance duties as directed by the Accommodation Manager. This requires general maintenance work including carpentry, basic plumbing, identifying electrical faults, and painting. Minor maintenance work will be carried out during the property inspection and more general repair work as part of a scheduled programme of works.

Maintenance repairs

Carry out general repair duties at site.  Log materials used and leave the property in a clean and tidy condition.  Report any work that could not be completed on that visit or any new work identified so that further job sheets can be raised.

General Tasks

The job holder may also be asked to undertake some other duties that may include gardening, litter picking, and cleaning although this list is not exhaustive.

Person Specification

  • Understanding and knowledge of Health and safety regulations within the building trade
  • General skills in Carpentry, basic plumbing work, glazing and painting and decorating
  • Experience of undertaking building / general maintenance work preferable in the hospitality/service industry.
  • Naturally customer focused putting the customer into every decision
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to plan and manage own workload using own initiative
  • Able to work as part of a team, supporting colleagues
  • Have a proactive approach
  • Ability to multi task and prioritise

Competencies

Customer service is paramount to dwell Student Living and all employees will need to demonstrate the same priorities even in the most demanding situations.

Great importance on behavior and attitudes is placed during the selection process to ensure that new employees can support and reflect the values of the Company.

In addition to the duties and responsibilities associated with this job, the role holder will be required to evidence that they can meet the qualities associated with the following competencies:

  • Customer Experience
  • Health & Safety
  • Sales
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Maintenance
  • Housekeeping

Centurion Corporation Core Values

RESPECT We treat every individual with consideration, dignity and respect at all times. We are sensitive and attentive to different needs arising from the diverse backgrounds, nationalities, religions, traditions and culture. We have in place consultation and grievance mechanisms for the well-being of our residents, customers and staff.

INTEGRITY We believe in upholding the highest standards of integrity and to confidently act with honesty at all times. We have the courage to do what is right, and earn the trust of all our customers and stakeholders, dedicating our best knowledge and skills to obtain the best outcome.

CREATIVITY We explore innovative methods, processes and best practices to achieve higher efficiency and productivity to stay ahead value. As a team, we encourage personal initiative, resourcefulness and a positive mind-set for change to make a difference. This ensures that we embrace change while constantly improving ourselves to keep ahead of competition, and enables us to continue pushing boundaries and expectations.

EXCELLENCE We strive for excellence and persevere in everything we do to obtain the best outcome. Our focus and commitment to quality is embedded in every aspect of our business – not just physical infrastructure and products, but also our relationships, processes and services that go into creating a healthy and positive environment.

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