Salary: £27,407 – £30,452pa

We have an exciting opportunity for a Multi-Trade Operative/Carpenter to join us, to assist in the provision and delivery of an efficient and effective repairs and maintenance service. You will help with delivering value for money and customer satisfaction in line with B3Living values, objectives, standards and targets. You will undertake all work as necessary by providing a quality maintenance service, completing all work safely and in line with current legislation, regulation, good practice and targets and to work cooperatively within the Property Team.

Other job requirements are:

  • Carry out accurate repair diagnosis using specialist skills (informing Line Manager if appropriate) and take action as necessary.

  • Respond to and undertake emergency calls (e.g. lock-outs, bad weather, fire, etc).

  • Multi Skilled abilities will include

    • Carpentry: Repair, refit, replace and ease UPVC / Composite/timber doors and windows. Repair/rehang timber doors & garage doors. Repair staircases, handrails, floors and kitchen units.

    • Locks and Lock-smithing: force entry, drill cylinders, dismantle and reassemble locks and lock-cases, including multi-point locking systems.

    • Multi-trade: Competently undertake carpentry, plumbing, tiling, plastering, decorating, etc.

  • Ensure a B3Living vehicle is checked daily before us.

What we’re looking for:

  • NVQ or City & Guilds or equivalent in appropriate trade, eg carpentry, plumbing, electrical, plastering, bricklaying or tiling

  • Solid and broad experience of carpentry work, with good multi-trade background

  • Ideally have experience Health & safety training within a related field (eg asbestos awareness)

From time to time, as and when required by management, you will need to assist in emergency call outs (for example as a result of bad weather, vandalism, fire etc) and cover out of hours rota (if applicable). Please note a valid UK Driving licence is also required.

As an organisation, we are passionate about what we do, not only for our customers but also for our staff. Helping them to achieve a good work-life balance is important to us and many of our staff benefit from opportunities to work flexibly. We are committed to developing and empowering our teams, giving staff the chance to share ideas and work collaboratively within our one team approach and our staff value the investment that we make in their ongoing development. 

We offer a competitive benefits package including generous leave entitlements and a personal pension scheme. We believe in the benefits of a diverse workforce and strongly welcome applications from those currently under-represented in the organisation, including LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people, people with disabilities and people from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.

B3living is currently the largest provider of social housing in the Broxbourne area, owning and managing almost 5000 properties in Hertfordshire and Essex. Our aim is to provide safe and secure homes for our customers and strengthen our local community whilst delivering excellent customer service.

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