Full time (40 hrs)

Flexible working opportunities (be more specific if you can)



Melksham- Working across Wiltshire, Mendip, Bath and North East Somerset (depot in Melksham).

Closing date: Midnight, 15 June

Interview date: TBC (interviews will be held via video link)

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What we offer

Our main benefits include;

25 days holiday plus bank holidays
2 paid gifted days; one for your Birthday and one over Christmas
Buy / sell up to 5 days holiday
Life assurance
Competitive pension (you pay 4%, we pay 4% or we’ll match your contributions up to 6% / you pay 4%, we pay 6%)
Child care vouchers and cycle to work scheme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave

The role

The purpose of this role is to carry out day to day electrical repairs and maintenance to our clients housing stock. There will also be a necessity to be available for the out of hours cover on a rota system.

It has the following main responsibilities;

Ensure use of PDA to improve performance
To ensure the satisfaction of the customer by having a fixed first-time approach to all jobs
Assist the Contract manager / Supervisors to ensure the working environment is compliant with all Health & Safety matters
Communicate with planners, call handlers and other office members to ensure the smooth day to day operation of the repairs service
Co-ordinate with other operatives on site and work with a team player approach
Follow work instructions efficiently and carry out works required as detailed in the instruction
Take a solution-based approach

What we need

For this role you’ll need to have the following skills and experience;

This post has a minimum requirement for the skill below and you should be qualified within the trade below at a minimum of 18th edition NVQ Level 3 Part P. Desirable qualifications are 2391 and 2394/5
Detecting faults in electrical appliances and systems, and correctly diagnosing their causes
Installing, repairing and maintaining domestic fixtures and systems
Test and inspect
Awareness of legal regulations and safety issues
Ensuring safety standards and build regulations are met
Team player

Who we are

Selwood Housing Group is a not-for-profit housing association committed to providing affordable local homes for our customers. We have over 6,500 homes for affordable rent and shared ownership in Wiltshire, Somerset and Bath and North East Somerset and employ nearly 300 staff from our offices in Trowbridge and Melksham. Silcoa is our repairs and maintenance company.

Please visit our website for further information.