Multi Skilled Trades Operative
Milton Keynes and surrounding areas
£30,000 - £34,000
Would you thrive in a job that is making a real difference to peoples lives in your region?
Here at Grand Union, we are more than just a financially strong Housing Association, we are making an impact on the housing crisis, supporting sustainable communities and providing life-long homes for our customers. We provide additional, critical services to support the most vulnerable but we also build shared ownership and outright sales for those who want to get on the property ladder.
We are passionate about our communities and we are committed to being a Learning Organisation, developing talent to deliver our service goals and supporting the next generation into a career in Housing.
About the role:
We are looking for an experienced Multi Skilled Operative to join our Internal Repairs team. The main purpose of this role is to carry out a variety of high quality; customer focused responsive maintenance within the organisations properties.
Your day to day duties will include surveying jobs, finding and repairing faults across a range of works such as:
Painting and decorating
Limited roofing works
What were looking for:
Relevant qualification - City and Guilds Craft Certificate or NVQ equivalent
Experience in carpentry, plumbing, garages, UPVC, wet trades and high level works
Experience of using handheld devices
Experience of working in occupied and unoccupied environments
The ability to produce and understand risk assessments
An understanding of health and safety legislation
Ability to work outside and inside, from ladders on roofs and in confined spaces as necessary
Ability to travel between sites as needed
You will ideally be Asbestos Awareness trained.
Due to the nature of this role there is the opportunity to join the on-call rota.
What we offer:
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 our customers, great at your job and with a can-do attitude, we want to hear from you.
You are just one click away from starting your journey with us
We are committed to implementing our Equality, Diversity and Customer Care Policy and are proactive about safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.
Closing Date: Friday 20th May 2022