Multi-Trade Repairs Operative (Immediate Start)

  • Job Reference: HKYBB0302/SG
  • Date Posted: 7 January 2021
  • Recruiter: C&C Housing
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £34,000
  • Sector: Membership Assistant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Multi-Trade Repairs Operative (Immediate Start)

Location: London, Waterloo 
Salary: £34,000
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time 

Who We Are
With an ambitious development programme valued at over £100m and c2,000 properties in prime locations across London, C&C is a forward-thinking and innovative charitable provider of housing, care, and bespoke services exclusively for the over 55s in London.  We also provide quality services to general needs tenants. We have 90 years’ experience of retirement home design and living in London. 

Our Fit Future Strategy 2017 - 2027 guides our path through a journey of property and service developments, making us fit and readied with a strong foundation for a new period of growth.

C&C Direct 
C&C Direct was set up in April 2018 as an in-house Repairs Team, providing day-to-day repairs to C&C properties. We have a close-knit team of experts delivering excellent repairs services to our residents.

Your Role
We have a current vacancy for a Multi-Trade Repairs Operative to carry out day-to-day repairs. 

This will involve carpentry and plumbing, as well as some painting and decorating.

This vacancy will also cover remedial works to fire doors, so experience and the skills to carry out this type of work is essential.

A vehicle, fuel card, uniform and power tools will be provided along with the opportunity to be part of a close-knit team delivering on our promises to residents.

To succeed, you’ll need:
- A City & Guilds or up to NVQ Level 3 in at least one trade (painting & decorating, plumbing or carpentry) and competency in other maintenance related repair work
- A full, clean manual driving licence
- A CSCS card
- To be a skilled repairs operative with demonstrable experience of working in a social housing environment
- To work safely and in compliance with health and safety requirements
- Knowledge of NHF schedule of rates codes as a way of accurately pricing work
- The ability to complete paperwork / PDA data entry accurately and to a high standard
- Sound knowledge of performance management and how this contributes to business success
- A strong commitment to providing a high-quality service
- To be capable of working to tight deadlines
- To undertake tasks without supervision and able to work individually and in a team
- To communicate effectively with residents and other stakeholders
- The ability to develop your own skills and learn new ones

C&C is passionate about fostering Diversity, Inclusion and Gender balance across the organisation and we always welcome applicants from diverse and BAME backgrounds.

Do you feel this is the right position for you? Select the apply button shown to apply with your updated CV. If you wish to include one, we are also happy to receive covering letters.

Other titles for this role may include Maintenance Technician, Maintenance & Repair Technician, Plumber, Carpenter, Maintenance Operative, Building Maintenance Technician, or Engineer.