T161 - Multi Skilled Operative

Salary: £30,851 - £32, 437 per annum (Grade 8) plus, tool allowance of £1.74 per working day (approximately £450 per year) and opportunity to earn more by participating in an out of hours, on call rota Full-Time

Due to a recent restructure of the housing repairs service we are recruiting to a number of vacant posts and increasing the size of the team. We are looking for people to join our team to undertake repairs to the Council’s housing stock. We wish to recruit operatives with skills in joinery, building and plumbing.

The majority of your work will be undertaken in tenanted properties, but you may also be required to work in empty properties to undertake work to get these ready for new tenants.

In addition to having qualifications and experience in your trade, you will be expected to utilise your skills in another trade to help the Council achieve their aim of completing repairs at first visit.

You will have the use of a company van.

 We’re looking for an individual who has experience of:

  • Working in a social housing repairs team
  • Completing repairs jobs in tenanted properties
  • Working with other employees and teams
  • Keeping accurate records of work completed

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have excellent technical skills, to complete a variety of jobs
  • Hold a qualification to evidence their ability
  • Have strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Be enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Have a flexible approach to meet the needs of a demanding service
  • Be someone who represents our GREAT values and behaviours

 What you need to know:

If you’d like an informal chat, please contact Marie on 0115 9173063.

Successfully shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a practical test and attend an interview in order to determine suitability for the role.

Please quote reference no: T161

Closing date: Monday 24th June 2024 (midnight)


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Why join us?

The Council has five GREAT values which represent our standards and expectations of how we’ll work.

As a disability confident employer and an organisation that is committed to equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

The Council embraces flexible ways of working to ensure that we can attract the best talent and experience and get the most from our employees. Whilst meeting the needs of our residents is a priority and we can’t guarantee we can accept all flexible working requests, we are happy to discuss your options when you apply for a job with us.

As a Broxtowe Borough Council employee you can enjoy many benefits including a generous pension fund, loyalty awards and family friendly policies to help you balance your work and family life, as well as discounts and offers as part of our employee benefits scheme.

Read more about the benefits of working at Broxtowe Borough Council.

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