Multi trade operatives


Full time (40 hrs)

Flexible working opportunities

£30,000 per annum


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

Closing date: midnight, 12 July

Interview date: TBC

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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%)
Cycle to work scheme
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave

The role

The purpose of this role is to carry out day to day repairs and maintenance to our clients homes. We have 9 positions within the Planned and Responsive teams and we require a variety of skills

It has the following main responsibilities;

Follow agreed targets and objectives with regards to the role
Ensure maximum productivity ensuring work has been carried out effectively and efficiently
Develop and maintain good levels of communication with all contract team members and operatives
Develop good working relationships with internal and external staff
Follow Silcoa policies, standards and initiatives
Learn from your experiences
Ensure strict compliance with company and legislative requirements
Be willing to take part in our out of hours rota (this is usually 3 times a year and you will receive a payment for this)

What we need

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

This post has a minimum requirement for the skills below and you should be qualified and or competent within at least three of the following

Kitchen & Bathroom Fitting
Painting & Decorating
Block and Brickwork

Experience of working in social housing or domestic properties
Knowledge of this role’s industry best practice to an intermediate/ advanced level and experienced in how to use this knowledge to ensure high standards and safe practices
Knowledge of Health & Safety and safe practices
Experience working in occupied homes

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.