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Multi- Skilled Operative - Carpenter

Multi- Skilled Operative - Carpenter

Milton Keynes

Full Time - 42.5 hours over 5 days



Would you thrive in a job that is making a real difference to peoples lives in your region?

Our client is more than just a financially strong Housing Association, they are making an impact on the housing crisis, supporting sustainable communities and providing life-long homes for their customers. They provide additional, critical services to support the most vulnerable but they also build shared ownership and outright sales for those who want to get on the property ladder.

They are passionate about their communities and they are committed to being a Learning Organisation, developing talent to deliver their service goals and supporting the next generation into a career in Housing.

About the role:

Our client has an exciting opportunity for a Multi Skilled Operative to join their team to carry out responsive maintenance to their housing stock. They are looking for somebody who has experience of Carpentry as their main trade. In addition to this, you will ideally be competent in fault finding and rectification on varied works relating to fencing, plumbing, finishing work such as plastering and rendering, floor and wall tiling, high level works (guttering/roofing works) and painting too although this is not essential for this role. It will be your responsibility to ensure all installation and maintenance repair works to tenanted properties are carried out to a high standard and that they meet the relevant regulations.

What theyre looking for:

  • Relevant City and Guilds Craft Certificate or NVQ equivalent, preferably with post qualification experience

  • GCSE grade A* - C or equivalent in English and Maths

  • Experience in carpentry is essential

  • Experience of installations, maintenance and repairs obtained through working in industry

  • An understanding of both an employees and employers obligations towards Health and Safety and current legislation

  • Must be able to travel effectively and efficiently to all properties in our district

Due to the nature of the role, some evening and weekend work will be required.

What they offer:

  • Competitive salary

  • 20 days holiday rising to 25 after five years service

  • Aviva Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution

  • Up to 3 paid professional subscriptions

  • Excellent training and development opportunities

  • Free life assurance

  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave

  • Health cash-plan including employee assistance

  • Regular bonus points from our GUS Intranet, which lead to vouchers

  • Free parking at all our offices

  • Discounted cinema tickets

If you are like-minded in wanting to help shape the future of housing through the delivery of quality services to customers, great at your job and with a can-do attitude, they want to hear from you.

They are committed to implementing their Equality, Diversity and Customer Care Policy and are proactive about safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.


Buckinghamshire, England, UK