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Contract, Full Time
London, Southwark
Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Title :Multi Trade CFTOPP

Job Category : Trade & Operatives

Location : Council Offices, Southwark Council

Hours Per Week : 40.00

Start Date : Immediate start

Start Time : 09:00

End Time : 17:00

Salary: £19.39

Multi trade operative:

Carrying out plumbing works and associated trade works eg carpentry

Working across the borough in residents homes

Qualified to level 2 or 3

require multi skilled operative. must have primary trade as plastering.

van and materials provided

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Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Title :Multi Trade CFTOPP Job Category : Trade & Operatives Location : Council Offices, Southwark Council Hours Per Week : 40.00 Start Date : Immediate start Start Time : 09:00 End Time :…

Somerset
Posted 3 weeks ago


Job Category : Trade & Operatives
Location : The Deane Depot, Somerset Council
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date : Immediate start
Start Time : 08:00
End Time : 16:00
Salary: £13.69

To contribute to the provision of an excellent responsive repairs and void repairs service for Somerset Council’s residents. Continuously improve the social housing stock and renew/repair/maintain the properties in line with required standards.

To provide a high quality and customer focused repairs and maintenance service to communal areas, tenanted properties and empty homes. Continuously improve the social housing stock by repairing, maintaining and renewing the housing stock in line with required standards.
The Somerset West and Taunton housing team own 5600 properties within their social housing stock. The majority of these repairs are undertaken with our own in-house contracting arrangements. Provision of an effective and efficient repairs service for its tenants is essential to ensure excellent customer satisfaction, meet tenancy and legislative requirements for water and hygiene safety, and maintaining the asset value of the property stock portfolio.
You will have a main trade of plumbing, you could be working on your own if carrying out responsive repairs to occupied homes, or with others if working in empty properties or communal areas.
This role is critical to maintaining safe plumbing installations to maintain the health and safety of our residents and others.

Qualification/Knowledge/Experience/Skills
Qualifications
Essential
Apprenticeship / City and Guilds in Plumbing Levels 2
Committed to CPD
Good standard of education (GCSE’s in English and Math at grade C or higher)

Desirable
Apprenticeship / City and Guilds in Plumbing Levels 3
Level 2 diploma
Unvented Hot Water Storage System Certificate
City and Guilds maintenance operations NVQ2 (plastering, tiling, carpentry, painting and decorating. Kitchen fitting, flooring, screeding etc).
Health & Safety Qualification

Knowledge
Essential
Legionella awareness / risk assessment

Diagnose plumbing and piping problems.
Troubleshoot System Failures
Technical knowledge of machinery and tools.
Competent in the use of Microsoft Office.
Principles of good customer service.
Understands the principles of data protection.
Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety legislation and requirements.

Desirable
• Local Government knowledge.
• Understanding of the Housing sector.
• Experience and knowledge of condensation, damp and mould, and the associated preventative works.
• Understanding of other trade roles.
Experience
Essential

Proven experience working in this field.
Experience in fault finding, carrying out remedial repairs and carrying out improvement works such as replacement kitchens or bathrooms.
Ability to use and update computerised devices (including Handheld smartphone or Tablet PC).

Desirable
Experience working in social housing.
Experience working in occupied premises.
Experience of working with customers who may be vulnerable or have support needs.

Skills
Essential
It is essential for the post holder to have the ability to problem solve on their own and liaise with others when required. This will include working with vulnerable tenants, contractors, internal departments, and regulatory organisations.
Physically able to move heavy items may be a requirement of the role, especially when working alone.
It is essential for the postholder to have good communication skills.
Excellent team working skills and customer service abilities.
Ability to use and update computerised devices (including Handheld smartphone or Tablet PC).
Flexible and able to multitask.
Good level of accuracy and attention to detail.
Persuasive and encouraging adopting a coaching style to enable customers to understand tasks being varied out.
Problem solving and decision making, resolving issues under time constraints.
Commitment to continued professional development.

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Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : Trade & OperativesLocation : The Deane Depot, Somerset CouncilHours Per Week : 37.00Start Date : Immediate startStart Time : 08:00End Time : 16:00Salary: £13.69 To contribute to th…


Job Category : Building Services, Trades & Maintenance
Location : Cillefwr Depot, Carmarthenshire County Council
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date : Immediate Start
Start Time : 07:00
End Time : 15:00
Salary: £12.18

They need to have a full driving Licence

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Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : Building Services, Trades & MaintenanceLocation : Cillefwr Depot, Carmarthenshire County CouncilHours Per Week : 37.00Start Date : Immediate StartStart Time : 07:00End Time : 15:00S…


Job Category : Trades and Operatives
Location : Camberley Court, Nottingham Community Housing Association
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date : Immediate start
Start Time : 08:00
End Time : 17:30
Salary: £19.67

JOB DESCRIPTION – Organise and carry out the design, installation, maintenance, testing and repair work for the Association’s managed properties, housing stock and external customers in accordance with agreed targets and procedures; ensuring services are compliant with relevant legislation and regulations.

Manage stock/supplies to ensure works are not delayed.

Complete and return documentation within agreed timescales; updating and maintaining manual and computerised records relating to testing electrical installations etc.

Work in an efficient manner that delivers value for money, identify efficiencies, gaps in service delivery; communicating them to line management.

Use information available to identify customer needs and ensure services are tailored to meet those needs.
Carry out responsive electrical repairs.
Provide out of hours service for electrical emergencies
Co-ordinate the services of other trades and work with colleagues, contractors and partners to ensure a seamless and excellent service to customers.

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Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : Trades and OperativesLocation : Camberley Court, Nottingham Community Housing AssociationHours Per Week : 37.00Start Date : Immediate startStart Time : 08:00End Time : 17:30Salary: £19…

Neath Port Talbot
Posted 1 month ago


Job Category : Operational & Support Staff
Location : NEATH CIVIC CENTRE, Neath Port Talbot Council
Hours Per Week : 37.50
Start Date : Immediate Start
Start Time : 06:00
End Time : 14:30
Salary: £13.24

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Job CategoryOperational & Support Staff, Trade & Operatives

Job Category : Operational & Support StaffLocation : NEATH CIVIC CENTRE, Neath Port Talbot CouncilHours Per Week : 37.50Start Date : Immediate StartStart Time : 06:00End Time : 14:30Salary: £13.2…

Contract, Full Time
London, Southwark
Posted 2 months ago


Job Category : Trade & Operatives
Location : Council Offices, Southwark Council
Hours Per Week : 40.00
Start Date : Immediate Start
Start Time : 08:00
End Time : 17:00
Salary: £19.39

ELECTRICIANS

Southwark repairs are looking to expand our team significantly in the area of electrical testing with the addition of 15 electricians into our existing EICR team.
C&G 2361 Part 1 and 2 or Level 2 and 3 and C&G 2391 Inspection and Testing essential
Van provided

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES
To provide knowledge, understanding and execution of installation, repairs and maintenance, inspection of equipment of operational buildings, features and fittings within housing managed stock and infrastructure.

  1. To be responsible for completing a range of Repair & Maintenance work to a professional standard and highly productive level, acting with minimum supervision and a large degree of self-management to achieve right first time within a customer focused service.

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Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : Trade & OperativesLocation : Council Offices, Southwark CouncilHours Per Week : 40.00Start Date : Immediate StartStart Time : 08:00End Time : 17:00Salary: £19.39 ELECTRICIANS South…

Contract, Full Time
Somerset, Taunton, Somerset
Posted 2 months ago


Job Category : Trade & Operatives
Location : The Deane Depot, Somerset Council
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date : Immediate start
Start Time : 08:00
End Time : 16:00
Salary: £13.69

You will be required to work to a high standard and delivery excellent customer service, you will need to plan and manage your workload to ensure that jobs are attended and completed within timescales and are completed right first time, reducing the need for any further follow up visits.
Identification of the work required to resolve the problem, deciding the parts and general materials needed ensuring correct parts are used. For example, so as not to compromise the fire rating, integrity and security of doors. Measure and order appropriate stock for each job.
Attend jobs as scheduled and within timescales. Identify materials required for the repair and ensure these are collected / ordered in advance of attending jobs.
You will be required to work to a high standard and deliver excellent customer service, you will need to plan and manage your workload to ensure that jobs are attended and completed within timescales and are completed right first time, reducing the need for any further follow up visits.
First Fix Carpentry, which includes: floor joists, timber framed stud walls, ceilings, timber flooring.

Second Fix Carpentry, door frames, doors, fitting of ironmongery, skirting, stairs/newel post replacement/handrail and spindles.
Kitchen fitting (first and second fix). To include first fix plumbing, including renewing pipework. Second fix plumbing to include fitting taps and waste.
Ability to undertake repairs as required such as masonry / plastering / patch repairs to wall finishes, tiling and painting (desirable).

Ensure repairs are carried out to the letting standard and signpost tenants to their tenancy agreement or Somerset Council website for landlord / tenant repair responsibilities.

Carry out tasks and projects with minimal support / guidance, whilst taking accountability for quality and quantity of work.
RATES NEGOTIABLE IN LINE WITH EXPERIENCE

Job Features

Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : Trade & OperativesLocation : The Deane Depot, Somerset CouncilHours Per Week : 37.00Start Date : Immediate startStart Time : 08:00End Time : 16:00Salary: £13.69 You will be require…

Contract, Full Time
Somerset
Posted 3 months ago


Job Category : Trade & Operatives
Location : Colley Lane Depot, Somerset Council
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date : Immediate start
Start Time : 07:30
End Time : 16:00
Salary: £11.59

To undertake maintenance of newly planted trees including regular watering, weeding,
checking ties and stakes, topping up mulch and any other related task as directed by
supervisor. Work will involve driving a van with trailer mounted water tank.

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Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : Trade & OperativesLocation : Colley Lane Depot, Somerset CouncilHours Per Week : 37.00Start Date : Immediate startStart Time : 07:30End Time : 16:00Salary: £11.59 To undertake main…

Contract, Full Time
Cardiff
Posted 4 months ago


Job Category : Construction Trades & Operatives
Location : County Hall, Cardiff Council
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date : Immediate Start
Start Time : 09:00
End Time : 17:00
Salary: £12.38

The post holder will be responsible for responding to enquiries from potential users, assessing their requirements and undertaking tasks relating to the installation of alarm units and associated products.

Duties and Responsibilities
Job Specific

  1. To be responsible for the administrative tasks related to the receipt of application forms for new customers
  2. To be responsible for the waiting list system ensuring efficiency, effectiveness and regular communications
  3. To carry out visits to the clients home to make an assessment of the individual
  4. Correctly installing the dispersed alarm unit and associated products in the users or agency’s property
  5. Programming/reprogramming the dispersed alarm unit together with the appropriate first dial buttons and testing the unit correctly
  6. Replacing pendants and batteries
  7. Ensuring that the current test calls, voice checks and call bills are made to the control centre system
  8. Collecting dispersed alarm units and associated products from the users or his/her representative if the need arises
  9. Entering all appropriate details in the Control Centre system stock control book
  10. Collecting and returning stock to the control centre stock holding office
  11. Arranging and recording full details of dispersed alarm units and associated products and liaising with the manufacturers in relation to their collector
  12. Ensuring vehicles are fuelled and valeted (vacuum and wash) on a frequent basis
  13. Responsibility for the safe keeping of the Authority’s fuel cars and equipment
  14. Completion of the driver vehicle log sheets
  15. Providing the user (clients) with a comprehensive explanation of the function of the dispersal alarm unit and associated product and explaining where appropriate the action that will be taken by the Control Centre Operator on receipt of a call
  16. To assist in the promotion of the Telecare Cardiff Service at exhibitions, demonstrations and presentations to interested parties

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Job CategoryConstruction Trades & Operatives, Trade & Operatives

Job Category : Construction Trades & OperativesLocation : County Hall, Cardiff CouncilHours Per Week : 37.00Start Date : Immediate StartStart Time : 09:00End Time : 17:00Salary: £12.38 The post h…

Contract, Full Time
Taunton, Somerset
Posted 5 months ago


Job Category : Trade & Operatives
Location : County Hall, Somerset Council
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date : Immediate Start
Start Time : 08:00
End Time : 16:30
Salary: £13.69

You will join a team of highly qualified and experienced operatives (Electricians, Plumbers, Heating engineers, multi skilled building tradesmen, HVAC Engineers) supported by an administrative helpdesk team and managerial staff. Delivering quality workmanship to buildings across the corporate property portfolio. In General, the work is mainly carpentry based but you should also be capable of some bricklaying, patch-plastering groundworks and basic plumbing. The work will be varied and interesting and will provide an opportunity for you to showcase your skills.
Qualifications
Essential
⦁ Good general standard of education (minimum to GCSE standard or equivalent, including English and Mathematics)
⦁ Good communication skills both written and oral. 
⦁ BTEC or equivalent NVQ Level 2 in Carpentry

Desirable
⦁ Health & Safety Qualification
⦁ Fire door maintenance
⦁ Asbestos Awareness

Experience
Essential

⦁ Relevant experience in the building maintenance or building industry.
⦁ Multi Trade experience.
⦁ Problem solving and decision making, resolving issues under time constraints.
⦁ Commitment to continued professional development.
⦁ Physically able to move heavy items may be a requirement of the role, especially when working alone.
⦁ It is essential for the postholder to have good communication skills.
⦁ Excellent team working skills and customer service abilities.
⦁ Ability to use and update computerised devices (including Handheld smartphone or Tablet PC).

Desirable
⦁ Experience working in social housing.
⦁ Experience working in occupied premises.
⦁ Experience of working with customers who may be vulnerable or have support needs.

Knowledge
Essential
⦁ Competent in the use of Microsoft Office.
⦁ Principles of good customer service.
⦁ Understands the principles of data protection.
⦁ Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety legislation and requirements.

Job Features

Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : Trade & OperativesLocation : County Hall, Somerset CouncilHours Per Week : 37.00Start Date : Immediate StartStart Time : 08:00End Time : 16:30Salary: £13.69 You will join a team of…

Contract, Full Time
Haringey, North London
Posted 7 months ago

Job Category: Trade & Operatives
Location: Broadwater Farm Community Centre, London Borough of Haringey
Hours Per Week: 36.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 08:00
End Time: 16:00
Salary: £14.07

Roofing Labourer- working at height required

Main Responsibilities:
1. To carry out the full duties associated with the trade of a Labourer/Driver including:
a)   Carrying our deliveries normally within the borough.
b)   Transport to site and erect easy deck scaffolding to be used by others to carry out work later return and safely dismantle and remove.
c)   Picking up any rubbish and tipping within the borough.
d)   Use Catscan in order to trace and identify pipe work and services in foot paths and verges prior to excavation work being carried out.
e)   Working with other trades persons to assist and carry out breaking out and laying concrete/digging holes/ trenches/footing ladders.
f)     Sweeping up/tidying sites and alike as directed by our supervisor.
 
2. To carry out various labouring work for the repairs service.
3. Complete daily pro forma and other forms and provide simple reports as required.
4. Carry out work in accordance with agreed codes of safe working practice.
5. Take all reasonable care when working in a tenant’s property to protect the tenant’s furniture and fittings and generally to comply with Customer Care Code.

Knowledge and Experience:
• Must have working knowledge of general labouring including concreting.
• Must be willing to comply with agreed customer care code at all times.
• Must wear safety clothing supplied by Homes for Haringey.
• The post holder must at all times carry out his/her responsibility with due regard to Homes for Haringey Equal Opportunity Policy.
• Must work in a confined space under Flats Stairs and alike.
• Minimum of 2 years experience.
• Hold a current CSCS card.
• Hold a valid driving licence.
• Participation in Emergency Standby Service as and when required.
 
Skills and Abilities:
• Literate and Numerate.
• Must be able to deal sympathetically with tenants questions.
• Must be able to work off ladders and scaffolds.

Job Features

Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category: Trade & OperativesLocation: Broadwater Farm Community Centre, London Borough of HaringeyHours Per Week: 36.00Start Date: Immediate StartStart Time: 08:00End Time: 16:00Salary: £14.0…

Contract, Full Time
Haringey, North London
Posted 7 months ago

Job Category: Trade & Operatives
Location: Broadwater Farm Community Centre, London Borough of Haringey
Hours Per Week: 36.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 08:00
End Time: 16:00
Salary: £18.67

Damp and mould operative.

Main Responsibilities:
1. To carry out the full duties associated with the trade of a Painter/Decorator for the repairs service including:
a) Strip and prepare general surfaces as required to allow for renewal of decorative finishes including woodwork and metalwork.
b) Hang lining and decorative wall and ceiling coverings.
c) Repair patches to ceiling and walls to enable application of decorative finishes.
2. To assist with and carry out other small work requiring skills other than the trade, including:
a) Transport to site and erect easy desk scaffolding to be used by others to carry out work later return and safety dismantle and remove.
3. Complete daily pro forma and other forms and provide simple reports as required.
4. Clear away own building materials where required.
5. Take responsibility for the health and safety activities applicable to the post as set out in the Homes for Haringey policy statements.

Knowledge and Experience:
• Must possess working knowledge of painting, decorating and paper-hanging.
• Must possess a working knowledge of site safety and how it affects working practices in relationship to yourself and other persons.
• Minimum 3 years experience.
• Essential – Trade apprenticeship and/or formal qualifications e.g. C&G, NVQ Level 2.
• Hold a current CSCS card.
• Awareness of working to promote equality of access to a service within a diverse community.
 
Skills and Abilities:
• Awareness of Health & Safety.
• Ability to carry out repair work in other trades.
• Must be willing and able to carry out own labouring.
• Must be willing to deal sympathetically with tenant’s questions.
• Literacy/Numeric –able to complete timesheets and basic forms and reports.
• Ability to ensure protection of tenants’ property.
• Able to consistently produce work to an acceptable quality standard and output level.
• Able to work off ladders and scaffolding as required.

Job Features

Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category: Trade & OperativesLocation: Broadwater Farm Community Centre, London Borough of HaringeyHours Per Week: 36.00Start Date: Immediate StartStart Time: 08:00End Time: 16:00Salary: £18.6…

Contract, Full Time
Somerset, South West England
Posted 10 months ago

Job Category: Trade & Operatives
Location: Deane Depot, Somerset Council
Hours Per Week: 37.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 08:00
End Time: 16:00
Salary: £12.70

You will be required to work to a high standard and delivery excellent customer service, you will need to plan and manage your workload to ensure that jobs are attended and completed within timescales and are completed right first time, reducing the need for any further follow up visits.
Identification of the work required to resolve the problem, including deciding on required parts and general materials needed.
Measure and order appropriate stock for each job.
Ensuring correct imprest van stock is carried at all times, including review on a regular basis as required.
Welding, brazing, leadwork and repairs to domestic hot and cold-water supplies, clearance and repairs to soil and associated pipework. Fixing leaks and maintaining pipework as required.
Acting as a subject matter expert, working with water and drainage systems.
Installing new hot and cold-water systems, and drainage.
Designing new kitchens and bathrooms co-ordinating with trade colleagues and tenants.
Working with the Aids & Adaptations team installing specialist equipment and bespoke bathroom sanitary wear in consultation with the tenants and representative officers.
Removal of existing kitchens and bathrooms and associated remedial work.
Updating and completing initial ‘first-fix’ pipework to enable completing installation of new kitchens and bathrooms; second fix of sinks, toilets, baths, radiators and associated remedial work.
Detailed work to complete projects to final standard ready for tenants, which includes functions not specifically under the remit of plumbing.
Manage and coordinate all new water mains installations throughout the authority. Organise repairs of water mains due to low pressure, poor water quality or metallic tasting water as reported by tenants.
Prepare method statements, providing all external contractors with detailed mapping of where all existing utilities are located below ground.
Carry out tasks and projects with minimal support / guidance, whilst taking accountability for quality and quantity of work.

Role purpose:
• To contribute to the provision of an excellent responsive repairs and void repairs service for Somerset Council’s residents.
• Continuously improve the social housing stock and renew/repair/maintain the properties in line with required standards.
• To provide a high quality and customer focused repairs and maintenance service to communal areas, tenanted properties and empty homes.
• Continuously improve the social housing stock by repairing, maintaining and renewing the housing stock in line with required standards.
• The Somerset West and Taunton housing team own 5600 properties within their social housing stock.
• The majority of these repairs are undertaken with our own in-house contracting arrangements.
• Provision of an effective and efficient repairs service for its tenants is essential to ensure excellent customer satisfaction, meet tenancy and legislative requirements for water and hygiene safety, and maintaining the asset value of the property stock portfolio.
• You will have a main trade of plumbing, you could be working on your own if carrying out responsive repairs to occupied homes, or with others if working in empty properties or communal areas.
• This role is critical to maintaining safe plumbing installations to maintain the health and safety of our residents and others.

Qualifications:
Essential:
• Apprenticeship / City and Guilds in Plumbing Levels 2
• Committed to CPD
• Good standard of education (GCSE’s in English and Math at grade C or higher)

Desirable:
• Apprenticeship / City and Guilds in Plumbing Levels 3
• Level 2 diploma
• Unvented Hot Water Storage System Certificate
• City and Guilds maintenance operations NVQ2 (plastering, tiling, carpentry, painting and decorating. Kitchen fitting, flooring, screeding etc).
• Health & Safety Qualification

Knowledge:
Essential:
• Legionella awareness / risk assessment
• Diagnose plumbing and piping problems.
• Troubleshoot System Failures
• Technical knowledge of machinery and tools.
• Competent in the use of Microsoft Office.
• Principles of good customer service.
• Understands the principles of data protection.
• Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety legislation and requirements.

Desirable:
• Local Government knowledge.
• Understanding of the Housing sector.
• Experience and knowledge of condensation, damp and mould, and the associated preventative works.
• Understanding of other trade roles.

Experience:
Essential:
• Proven experience working in this field.
• Experience in fault finding, carrying out remedial repairs and carrying out improvement works such as replacement kitchens or bathrooms.
• Ability to use and update computerised devices (including Handheld smartphone or Tablet PC).

Desirable:
• Experience working in social housing.
• Experience working in occupied premises.
• Experience of working with customers who may be vulnerable or have support needs.

Skills:
Essential:
• It is essential for the post holder to have the ability to problem solve on their own and liaise with others when required. This will include working with vulnerable tenants, contractors, internal departments, and regulatory organisations.
• Physically able to move heavy items may be a requirement of the role, especially when working alone.
• It is essential for the postholder to have good communication skills.
• Excellent team working skills and customer service abilities.
• Ability to use and update computerised devices (including Handheld smartphone or Tablet PC).
• Flexible and able to multitask.
• Good level of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Persuasive and encouraging adopting a coaching style to enable customers to understand tasks being varied out.
• Problem solving and decision making, resolving issues under time constraints.
• Commitment to continued professional development.

Job Features

Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category: Trade & OperativesLocation: Deane Depot, Somerset CouncilHours Per Week: 37.00Start Date: Immediate StartStart Time: 08:00End Time: 16:00Salary: £12.70 You will be required to work …

Contract, Full Time
Haringey, North London
Posted 10 months ago

Job Category :Trade & Operatives

Location : Broadwater Farm Community Centre, London Borough of Haringey

Hours Per Week : 38.50

Start Date : Immediate Start

Start Time : 08:00

End Time : 16:30

Salary: £18.67

Painters and decorators required for the damp and mould team, delivery of damp and mould treatment to reduce hazards within tenants properties, new work stream unsure of how busy this will be, following housing regulator report

Main Responsibilities:

  1. To carry out the full duties associated with the trade of a Painter/Decorator for the repairs service including:
  1. Strip and prepare general surfaces as required to allow for renewal of decorative finishes including woodwork and metalwork.
  • Hang lining and decorative wall and ceiling coverings.
  • Repair patches to ceiling and walls to enable application of decorative finishes.
  • To assist with and carry out other small work requiring skills other than the trade, including:
  1. Transport to site and erect easy desk scaffolding to be used by others to carry out work later return and safety dismantle and remove.
  • Complete daily pro forma and other forms and provide simple reports as required.
  • Clear away own building materials where required.
  • Take responsibility for the health and safety activities applicable to the post as set out in the Homes for Haringey policy statements.
  • Ensure application of good equal opportunities proactive with regard to all duties of the post, to treat all colleagues and service users equally and to challenge any discriminatory practice. 
  • Promote and represent Homes for Haringey at all levels throughout the organisation and to external bodies.
  • Undertake any other duties consistent with the basic objectives and duties of the post.
Candidate Specification

Painter/Decorator

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must possess working knowledge of painting, decorating and paper-hanging.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of site safety and how it affects working practices in relationship to yourself and other persons.
  • Minimum 3 years experience.
  • Essential – Trade apprenticeship and/or formal qualifications e.g. C&G, NVQ Level 2.
  • Hold a current CSCS card.
  • Awareness of working to promote equality of access to a service within a diverse community.

Skills and Abilities

  • Awareness of Health & Safety.
  • Ability to carry out repair work in other trades.
  • Must be willing and able to carry out own labouring.
  • Must be willing to deal sympathetically with tenant’s questions.
  • Literacy/Numeric –able to complete timesheets and basic forms and reports.
  • Ability to ensure protection of tenants’ property.
  • Able to consistently produce work to an acceptable quality standard and output level.
  • Able to work off ladders and scaffolding as required.

Job Features

Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category :Trade & Operatives Location : Broadwater Farm Community Centre, London Borough of Haringey Hours Per Week : 38.50 Start Date : Immediate Start Start Time : 08:00 End Time : 16:30 Sal…

Contract, Full Time
Haringey, North London
Posted 10 months ago

Job Category : trade & Operatives

Location : Broadwater Farm Community Centre, London Borough of Haringey

Hours Per Week : 38.50

Start Date : Immediate Start

Start Time : 08:00

End Time : 16:30

Salary: £20.02

MAIN OBJECTIVES OF THE POST

1. Carrying out carpentry work identified on job ticket to an 

agreed standard ensuring any associated work is completed 

or reported back to manager.

2. To undertake the basic duties and responsibilities of the post 

within a framework, this upholds and furthers our Equal 

Opportunities Policies and delivers effective and appropriate 

services fairly and without discrimination.

3. Measuring up for required materials i.e. Doors, fittings etc.

4. Erect, use and dismantle access equipment i.e.. Steps, ladders, 

platforms.

5. First fixing: – floor joists, frames, linings, stud partitions, floor 

boarding, stairs and handrails, fascia boards and soffits etc.

6. Prepared to provide an emergency out of hours service on a 

rota basis (where required).

7. Record and document all work activities and submit information 

to required timescales.

8. To be responsible for personal Health and Safety and for those 

affected by your actions or omissions.

9. Follow Health and Safety instructions given by a Co-ordinator.

Actively make use of risk assessments system.

10. To be responsible for undertaking weekly vehicle checks and 

 reporting defects to the Co-ordinator.

11. Any other duties as deemed necessary by senior staff.

Ref: CM 01 2

PERSON SPECIFICATION

1. Ability to build good relations with Client Officers and customers.

2. To be able to deal with customers in a professional, friendly and 

considerate manner.

3. Ability to manage personal workload and cope with a variety of 

tasks.

4. Must be able to use initiative to assess situations and decide on 

appropriate action.

5. Must have a responsible attitude and show genuine concern for all 

works carried out.

6. Ability to work to a high standard of quality and efficiency 

motivated by performance related payment scheme. 

QUALIFICATIONS

1. Hold an NVQ level 3, relevant City and Guilds certificate or 

equivalent.

2. Minimum of 3 years experience is essential.

3. Hold a full clean driving licence

Carpentry multi-traders required for repairs backlog team

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Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : trade & Operatives Location : Broadwater Farm Community Centre, London Borough of Haringey Hours Per Week : 38.50 Start Date : Immediate Start Start Time : 08:00 End Time : 16:…

Contract, Full Time
Haringey, North London
Posted 10 months ago

Job Category : Trade & Operatives

Location : 48 STATION ROAD, London Borough of Haringey

Hours Per Week : 38.50

Start Date : Immediate Start

Start Time : 08:00

End Time : 16:30

Salary: £20.02

Fencers required for working in tenanted properties

Main Responsibilities:

  1. Sets metal or wooden post in upright position in posthole.
  • Inserts metal tubing through rail supports.
  • Attaches fencing to frame.
  • Nails pointed slats to rails to construct picket fence.
  • Mixes and pours concrete around base of post or tamps soil into posthole to embed post.
  • Blasts rock formations with dynamite to facilitate digging of postholes.
  • Welds metal parts together, using portable gas welding equipment.
  • Cuts metal tubing, using pipe cutter.
  • Lays out fence line, using tape measure and marks position for postholes.
  1.  Aligns posts, using line or by sighting, and verifies vertical alignment of posts with plumb bob or spirits level.
Candidate Specification

Fencer

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must possess working knowledge of fencing materials, methods and tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings or other structures. 
  • Must be able to use maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull or carry objects.
  • Must be able to bend, stretch, twist or reach out with your body arms, and/or legs.
  • Must be able to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of site safety and how it affects working practices in relationship to yourself and other persons.
  • Awareness of working to promote equality of access to a service within a diverse community.

Skills and Abilities

  • Awareness of Health & Safety.
  • Ability to carry out repair work in other trades.
  • Literacy/Numerate – able to complete timesheets and basic forms and reports.
  • Ability to ensure protection of tenants’ property.
  • Able to consistently produce work to an acceptable quality standard and output level.
  • Able to consistently produce work to an acceptable quality standard and output level.

Job Features

Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : Trade & Operatives Location : 48 STATION ROAD, London Borough of Haringey Hours Per Week : 38.50 Start Date : Immediate Start Start Time : 08:00 End Time : 16:30 Salary: £20.02 Fen…

Contract, Full Time
London, South East London, Southwark
Posted 10 months ago

Job Category: Trade & Operatives
Location: Council Offices, Southwark Council
Hours Per Week: 36.00
Start Date: Immediate Start
Start Time: 09:00
End Time: 17:00
Salary: £19.39

Electricians which are qualified to the 18th edition and have their 2391 inspection and testing qualification.

Job Features

Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category: Trade & OperativesLocation: Council Offices, Southwark CouncilHours Per Week: 36.00Start Date: Immediate StartStart Time: 09:00End Time: 17:00Salary: £19.39 Electricians which are q…

Contract, Full Time
Somerset
Posted 11 months ago

Job Category : Trade & Operatives

Location : The Deane Depot, Somerset Council

Hours Per Week :37.00

Start Date : Immediate Start

Start Time :08:00

End Time :16:00

Salary: £12.70 

You will be required to work to a high standard and delivery excellent customer service, you will need to plan and manage your workload to ensure that jobs are attended and completed within timescales and are completed right first time, reducing the need for any further follow up visits.

Identification of the work required to resolve the problem, including deciding on required parts and general materials needed. 

. Measure and order appropriate stock for each job.

Ensuring correct  imprest van stock is carried at all times, including review on a regular basis as required. 

Welding, brazing, leadwork and repairs to domestic hot and cold-water supplies, clearance and repairs to soil and associated pipework.  Fixing leaks and maintaining pipework as required.

Acting as a subject matter expert, working with water and drainage systems.

Installing new hot and cold-water systems, and drainage. 

Designing new kitchens and bathrooms co-ordinating with trade colleagues and tenants.

Working with the Aids & Adaptations team installing specialist equipment and bespoke bathroom sanitary wear in consultation with the tenants and representative officers.

Removal of existing kitchens and bathrooms and associated remedial work.

Updating and completing initial ‘first-fix’ pipework to enable completing installation of new kitchens and bathrooms; second fix of sinks, toilets, baths, radiators and associated remedial work. 

Detailed work to complete projects to final standard ready for tenants, which includes functions not specifically under the remit of plumbing. 

Manage and coordinate all new water mains installations throughout the authority. Organise repairs of water mains due to low pressure, poor water quality or metallic tasting water as reported by tenants.

Prepare method statements, providing all external contractors with detailed mapping of where all existing utilities are located below ground.

Carry out tasks and projects with minimal support / guidance, whilst taking accountability for quality and quantity of work.

RATES NEGOTIABLE IN LINE WITH EXPERIENCE

Corporate Responsibilities 

            Understand, uphold, and promote the aims of the council’s equality, diversity, and inclusion policies; health, safety and wellbeing of self and others; and Organisational values in everything you do. Equality and Diversity practice covers both interaction with staff, service users and communities and includes challenging discrimination and promoting equality of opportunity for all.

Carry out tasks and projects with minimal support / guidance, whilst taking accountability for quality and quantity of work.

Qualifications 

Essential

Apprenticeship / City and Guilds in Plumbing Levels 2

Committed to CPD

Good standard of education (GCSE’s in English and Math at grade C or higher)

Desirable

Apprenticeship / City and Guilds in Plumbing Levels 3

Level 2 diploma 

Unvented Hot Water Storage System Certificate 

City and Guilds maintenance operations NVQ2 (plastering, tiling, carpentry, painting and decorating. Kitchen fitting, flooring, screeding etc).

Health & Safety Qualification 

Knowledge 

Essential 

Legionella awareness / risk assessment 

Diagnose plumbing and piping problems.

Troubleshoot System Failures 

•          Technical knowledge of machinery and tools.

•          Competent in the use of Microsoft Office.

•          Principles of good customer service.

•          Understands the principles of data protection.

•          Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety legislation and requirements. 

Desirable

•          Local Government knowledge.

•          Understanding of the Housing sector. 

•          Experience and knowledge of condensation, damp and mould, and the associated preventative works. 

•          Understanding of other trade roles.

Experience 

Essential 

Proven experience working in this field. 

Experience in fault finding, carrying out remedial repairs and carrying out improvement works such as replacement kitchens or bathrooms. 

•          Ability to use and update computerised devices (including Handheld smartphone or Tablet PC).

Desirable 

•          Experience working in social housing.

•          Experience working in occupied premises.

•          Experience of working with customers who may be vulnerable or have support needs.

Skills

Essential

•          It is essential for the post holder to have the ability to problem solve on their own and liaise with others when required. This will include working with vulnerable tenants, contractors, internal departments, and regulatory organisations. 

•          Physically able to move heavy items may be a requirement of the role, especially when working alone.

•          It is essential for the postholder to have good communication skills. 

•          Excellent team working skills and customer service abilities. 

•          Ability to use and update computerised devices (including Handheld smartphone or Tablet PC).

•          Flexible and able to multitask. 

•          Good level of accuracy and attention to detail.

•          Persuasive and encouraging adopting a coaching style to enable customers to understand tasks being varied out.

•          Problem solving and decision making, resolving issues under time constraints. 

•          Commitment to continued professional development. 

Job Features

Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : Trade & Operatives Location : The Deane Depot, Somerset Council Hours Per Week :37.00 Start Date : Immediate Start Start Time :08:00 End Time :16:00 Salary: £12.70  You will b…

Contract, Full Time
Somerset
Posted 11 months ago

Job Category : Trade & Operatives

Location : The Deane Depot, Somerset Council

Hours Per Week : 37.00

Start Date : Immediate Start

Start Time : 08:00

End Time : 16:00

Salary: £12.70

You will be required to work to a high standard and delivery excellent customer service, you will need to plan and manage your workload to ensure that jobs are attended and completed within timescales and are completed right first time, reducing the need for any further follow up visits. 

Identification of the work required to resolve the problem, deciding the parts and general materials needed ensuring correct parts are used. For example, so as not to compromise the fire rating, integrity and security of doors. Measure and order appropriate stock for each job.

Attend jobs as scheduled and within timescales. Identify materials required for the repair and ensure these are collected / ordered in advance of attending jobs. 

You will be required to work to a high standard and deliver excellent customer service, you will need to plan and manage your workload to ensure that jobs are attended and completed within timescales and are completed right first time, reducing the need for any further follow up visits.

First Fix Carpentry, which includes: floor joists, timber framed stud walls, ceilings, timber flooring.

Second Fix Carpentry, door frames, doors, fitting of ironmongery, skirting, stairs/newel post replacement/handrail and spindles.

Kitchen fitting (first and second fix). To include first fix plumbing, including renewing pipework. Second fix plumbing to include fitting taps and waste. 

Ability to undertake repairs as required such as masonry / plastering / patch repairs to wall finishes, tiling and painting (desirable).

Ensure repairs are carried out to the letting standard and signpost tenants to their tenancy agreement or Somerset Council website for landlord / tenant repair responsibilities. 

Carry out tasks and projects with minimal support / guidance, whilst taking accountability for quality and quantity of work.

RATES NEGOTIABLE IN LINE WITH EXPERIENCE

Corporate Responsibilities      Understand, uphold, and promote the aims of the council’s equality, diversity, and inclusion policies; health, safety and wellbeing of self and others; and Organisational values in everything you do. Equality and Diversity practice covers both interaction with staff, service users and communities and includes challenging discrimination and promoting equality of opportunity for all.

Operational Duties     You will be required to work to a high standard and delivery excellent customer service, you will need to plan and manage your workload to ensure that jobs are attended and completed within timescales and are completed right first time, reducing the need for any further follow up visits. 

Identification of the work required to resolve the problem, deciding the parts and general materials needed ensuring correct parts are used. For example, so as not to compromise the fire rating, integrity and security of doors. Measure and order appropriate stock for each job.

Attend jobs as scheduled and within timescales. Identify materials required for the repair and ensure these are collected / ordered in advance of attending jobs. 

You will be required to work to a high standard and deliver excellent customer service, you will need to plan and manage your workload to ensure that jobs are attended and completed within timescales and are completed right first time, reducing the need for any further follow up visits.

First Fix Carpentry, which includes: floor joists, timber framed stud walls, ceilings, timber flooring.

Second Fix Carpentry, door frames, doors, fitting of ironmongery, skirting, stairs/newel post replacement/handrail and spindles.

Kitchen fitting (first and second fix). To include first fix plumbing, including renewing pipework. Second fix plumbing to include fitting taps and waste. 

Ability to undertake repairs as required such as masonry / plastering / patch repairs to wall finishes, tiling and painting (desirable).

Ensure repairs are carried out to the letting standard and signpost tenants to their tenancy agreement or Somerset Council website for landlord / tenant repair responsibilities. 

Carry out tasks and projects with minimal support / guidance, whilst taking accountability for quality and quantity of work.

Qualifications

Essential

•          Good general standard of education (minimum to GCSE standard or equivalent, including English and Mathematics) 

•          Good communication skills both written and oral. 

•          BTEC or equivalent NVQ Level 2 in Carpentry

Desirable

•          Health & Safety Qualification 

•          Fire door maintenance 

•          Asbestos Awareness 

Experience 

Essential 

•          Relevant experience in the building maintenance or building industry.

•          Multi Trade experience.

•          Problem solving and decision making, resolving issues under time constraints. 

•          Commitment to continued professional development. 

•          Physically able to move heavy items may be a requirement of the role, especially when working alone.

•          It is essential for the postholder to have good communication skills. 

•          Excellent team working skills and customer service abilities. 

•          Ability to use and update computerised devices (including Handheld smartphone or Tablet PC).

Desirable

•          Experience working in social housing.

•          Experience working in occupied premises.

•          Experience of working with customers who may be vulnerable or have support needs.

Knowledge 

Essential 

•          Competent in the use of Microsoft Office.

•          Principles of good customer service.

•          Understands the principles of data protection.

•          Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety legislation and requirements.

Knowledge of all types of responsive maintenance. 

Desirable 

•          Experience and knowledge of condensation, damp and mould, and the associated preventative works. 

•          Understanding of other trade roles. 

•          Local Government knowledge.

•          Understanding of the Housing sector. 

Job Features

Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : Trade & Operatives Location : The Deane Depot, Somerset Council Hours Per Week : 37.00 Start Date : Immediate Start Start Time : 08:00 End Time : 16:00 Salary: £12.70 You will…

Contract, Part-time
Somerset
Posted 11 months ago

Job Category : Trade & Operatives
Location : The Deane Depot, Somerset Council
Hours Per Week : 37.00
Start Date : Immediate Start
Start Time : 08:00
End Time : 16:00
Salary: £12.70

You will be required to work to a high standard and delivery excellent customer service, you will need to plan and manage your workload to ensure that jobs are attended and completed within timescales and are completed right first time, reducing the need for any further follow up visits.
Identify the extent and scope of the reported defect/s, rectify to meet work schedules, or alternatively seek the appropriate authorization for suitable remedial action such as roof replacement.
Carry out all forms of responsive roofing works, attending to emergency situations, roof leaks and damage following poor weather conditions. Carry out planned works in line with appointments made with tenants.
You will be part of the roofing team and a subject matter expert in your area, working with different roofing types and carrying out a variety of repairs.
Working with reclaimed roofing materials and recycling based on knowledge and experience of existing roof slates and tiles, a comprehensive knowledge of all roofing materials is required.
Carry out associated lead work flashings, soakers and step flashing, chimney flashings, valley flashings also apron flashings.
Repair and build roofs using various materials and tools, deliver all works on time and in many cases respond as an emergency.
Fix and lay a variety of roof coverings, including cement and clay tiles, slate, pan tiles, double roman tiles, shingle and ridge tiles.
Carry out repairs and replacement for all types of roofing materials.
Water proofing and flat roofing repairs and single ply roofing.
Replace corrugated cement sheeting. This will always require felt and batten works by repair or complete elevations.
Insulation work is always required to the joist and rafters as specified.
Tile vents, including eaves and wall plate ventilation and ducting.
Works to rooflights and skylights.
Guttering and downpipe repairs and replacement.
Replacement of facia boards soffits and barge boards.
Carry out emergency works to make safe buildings and safe systems of working.

Design, planning, product choice and acquisition.
Carry out tasks and projects with minimal support / guidance, whilst taking accountability for quality and quantity of work. RATES NEGOTIABLE IN LINE WITH EXPERIENCE

Qualification/Knowledge/Experience/Skills
Qualifications
Essential
• Level 2 Diploma in Roofing.
• Relevant experience in the Roofing works building maintenance and the building industry.
• Trained at working at height.
• Trained & Qualified to carry out Scaffold Inspections & sign off operational scaffolding on a weekly basis.
• Committed to CPD
Desirable
• Trained & qualified to work with the high-level Tetra Systems.
• Health & Safety Qualification
• Multi Trade experience
• Tetra Trained
• Trained to use the sky-vac high reach systems
• Abrasive Wheels
• Ladder Training
• Asbestos awareness
• Working with harness and restraint equipment
• Cherry Picker & Platform
• First Aid
• Confined spaces
Knowledge
Essential
• Fully competent in all aspects of roofing including, pitched and flat roof systems, lead valleys, flashings, box gutters, three-layer felt systems.
• Knowledge of all types of responsive maintenance.
• Technical knowledge of machinery and tools.
• Competent in the use of Microsoft Office.
• Principles of good customer service.
• Understands the principles of data protection.
• Knowledge and understanding of Health & Safety legislation and requirements.

Desirable
• Local Government knowledge.
• Understanding of the Housing sector.
• Experience and knowledge of condensation, damp and mould, and the associated preventative works.
• Understanding of other trade roles.

Experience
Essential
• Experience working in occupied premises.
• Post qualification experience in roofing.
• Ability to erect portable tower scaffolding and easi-deck systems.
• Ability to follow specifications and design drawings.
• Ability to use and update computerised devices (including Handheld smartphone or Tablet PC).

Desirable
• Experience working in social housing.
• Experience working in occupied premises.
• Experience of working with customers who may be vulnerable or have support needs.

Skills
Essential
• Physically able to move heavy items may be a requirement of the role, especially when working alone.
• It is essential for the postholder to have good communication skills.
• Excellent team working skills and customer service abilities.
• Ability to use and update computerised devices (including Handheld smartphone or Tablet PC).
• Flexible and able to multitask.
• Good level of accuracy and attention to detail.
• Persuasive and encouraging adopting a coaching style to enable customers to understand tasks being varied out.
• Problem solving and decision making, resolving issues under time constraints.

Job Features

Job CategoryTrade & Operatives

Job Category : Trade & OperativesLocation : The Deane Depot, Somerset CouncilHours Per Week : 37.00Start Date : Immediate StartStart Time : 08:00End Time : 16:00Salary: £12.70 You will be require…