Multi Skilled Operative

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Multi Skilled Operative

  • Our Reference:REC/21/00026
  • Salary details:£24,958 to £26,271
  • Job term:Full Time
  • Appointment type:Permanent
  • Closing Date:05 December 2021 12:00 AM
  • Interview date:16 December 2021

Multi Skilled Operative

40 hours

Vale & Valleys Area

£24,958 to £26,271 

Are you looking to join a successful in-house repairs team? Do you have extensive trade experience? Then we may have just the job for you!

About Us

Newydd Housing Association is a charitable housing association, that offers nearly 3,000 affordable homes for rent and sale to people where need is at its greatest in Mid and South Wales, working in several local authority areas.

Newydd Maintenance Ltd is built on an in-house contractor model, designed to drive quality customer services, whilst achieving substantial planned growth and expansion, potentially outside of the group.  Newydd Maintenance Ltd is a subsidiary company which provides maintenance services to Newydd Housing Association.

About You 

We are looking for a Multi Skilled Operative to carry out maintenance and improvements to our properties and to deliver a high-quality repairs service whilst maintaining our homes to the highest standard. Previous experience in a repairs or maintenance role is essential and you will also need a broad knowledge and practical experience of all aspects of building maintenance and repairs including general plumbing, carpentry, tiling and patch plastering.

This is a demanding and challenging customer service delivery role, and you should enjoy working under your own initiative and managing a busy workload, whilst also being a team player with great customer service and communication skills.

At NML we expect high standards of work and the ability to be flexible, innovative and solution focused is important to us. Central to the way you work should be the desire to finish jobs “right first time”. So, if you are looking to be part of our team then we want to hear from you!

If you are interested in working with us to deliver exceptional services to our tenants, then in addition to a good salary, you could also benefit from the following:

  • HOLIDAYS - 24 days annual leave, increasing to 28 days, and bank holidays
  • SICK PAY - 1 month full pay plus 1 month half pay (after probation)
  • TRAVEL - Free home to work travel, within a 30 mile radius of our head office
  • OUT OF HOURS - A place on our out of hours rota, potentially earning another £5,000pa
  • OVERTIME – available 7 days per week, with prior agreement from your manager
  • PENSION – we will match your contribution, up to 8%
  • HEALTH CASH PLAN – claim money back on dental, optical, and other health care

This role will be working a 40hr week in and around the Vale of Glamorgan and Valleys area. You will also be part of our paid out of hours Rota and a full driving license is essential.  The job is also subject to a Disclosure Barring Service (CRB) Check and a renewal check every three years. 

Closing date for applications is: Midnight on Sunday 5 December 2021*

Interview Date: Thursday 16 December 2021 in our Rhydyfelin office 

*Please note that we reserve the right to close the role earlier than scheduled if a suitable candidate is found and/or subject to the number of applications received so please apply early to avoid disappointment

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