The deadline for this vacancy has passed.

Deadline: 22/12/23

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Interview date: TBC

Templer HomeBuild seek a Labourer to join our successful Planned and Reactive Maintenance Business based in Newton Abbot. You will provide excellent rubble clearing, general cleaning (internally- homes and externally-gardens and public areas), mould washing and general labouring duties to support all multi trades, working primarily within void (un-tenanted) properties across Teignbridge.

We want to talk to honest, dependable, and hardworking individuals who enjoy a physical, hands on role and working within a trade-based public environment.

The benefits of working for Templer HomeBuild:

  • Please be aware you will be paid weekly, guaranteed 39 hour working week, ensuring we offer stability in your finances, and we also complete annual pay reviews.
  • And we provide you with the opportunity to earn more with weekly bonuses based on productivity
  • Travel and Fare allowance
  • Uniform and PPE provided, no charge
  • 30 days paid holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Life Insurance, covering you on and off-site, financed by Templer HomeBuild
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme to support your health and wellbeing, including free legal and financial advice.

The Labourer role:

  • To undertake mould washing and general clearance works in residential, tenanted and void (empty property) properties as well as on occasion complete general gardening maintenance works using basic hand tools/equipment
  • Primarily assist Tradespersons with the ripping out, fitting and finishing of kitchens and bathrooms within residential properties
  • To represent Templer HomeBuild in a professional and friendly manner when talking to customers (residents) and internal stakeholders, always.
  • On occasion, assist with the safe removal and management of Category B Asbestos
  • Complete basic trade work, under a supervisor as well as supporting whatever is needed for the maintenance and voids contract to run successfully to program.

What will you bring as a Labourer?

  • Previous experience of working as a Labourer or General Operative in a maintenance or similar trade-based environment, is desirable but not essential.
  • The ability to work professionally and considerately in a range of public facing environments, including in vulnerable tenant’s homes, within Social Housing settings.
  • Ability to use basic garden machinery and basic hand tools safely. This is a physical role requiring manual handing and hands on tasks; you will describe yourself and fit and someone that enjoys manual labour work.
  • The ability to use initiative in problem solving whilst also recognising the importance of communicating and working effectively with others.
  • Possession of a full current UK Driving licence, which is essential to undertake the role of Labourer with access to a company van/ cage tipper
  • Awareness and respect for Health & Safety, and safe systems of work.

Additional benefits include:

  • Pension contributions
  • Industry sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay.
  • Preferred company supplier trade discounts
  • Regular training and performance reviews, with funding towards job relevant qualifications, allowing for the opportunity to develop within your role, and progress within the business

About Templer HomeBuild

We are an exciting venture, with the security and stability of being a subsidiary company of Teign Housing, with a strong connection with Ian Williams, where we benefit from their expertise of being one of the UKs leading property services companies.

We deliver a comprehensive responsive repairs service (including gas servicing and repairs) as well as offering a host of additional property services such as planned maintenance works, voids, cyclical painting solutions and appliance testing and repairs.

We are passionate about people and firmly believe that our success will only be maintained if we continue to offer you a great place to work, support you with the right benefits and provide you with the opportunity to develop your career and fulfil your potential.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a criminal records check. As an organisation assessing applicants’ suitability for positions which are included in the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order using criminal record checks processed through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), we comply fully with the code of practice and undertake to treat all applicants for positions fairly.

We reserve the right to shortlist prior to the closing date based on application volumes.

Templer HomeBuild is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is more than a commitment at Templer HomeBuild —it is the foundation of what we do. We are fully focused on equality and believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, and all other characteristics that make us different. 

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