Multi Trade Operative

The deadline for this vacancy has passed.

Deadline: 29/03/24

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Interview date: TBC
  • Hours: 39

Newton Abbot, Full time hrs, £29,000 to £33,000 per annum, Guaranteed weekly earnings plus benefits package

Templer HomeBuild are currently looking for additional Multi Trade Operatives (Multi Trade Carpenters and Multi Trade Plumbers) to join our successful responsive maintenance and larger works team based in Newton Abbot.

Our Multi Trade Operatives complete a variety of routine residential and emergency repairs, working in occupied, void properties and communal areas around the Newton Abbot and Teignbridge area. Our direct trades team aim to repair on a first-time fix principal and consistently deliver outstanding customer service, therefore we seek individuals who are as equally as invested as us in retaining these standards and continuing to improve people’s homes, lives, and the local community.

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 Multi Trade Operative role:

  • Primarily, you will be completing residential repairs – some of these repairs could include patch plastering, door handle and lock repairs, basic plumbing, tiling, roofing, groundworks, door hanging, toilet and kitchen repairs as well as more refurbishment based, larger works within social housing residential properties
  • You will ensure work is completed efficiently, on time and to the specified standards. You will be incentivised through weekly bonus schemes to increase your earning potential
  • You will thrive off building relationships whilst working in public and communal areas, as well as on occasion, work within void properties (empty homes). Contributing to a positive team working environment and ensuring our customers feel safe and comfortable in your company.
  • Health and Safety is at the forefront of all you do, considering yourself, the team, and the customers around you, particularly when using tools and specialist high risk equipment/materials.

What will you bring as a Multi Trade Operative?

  • Qualified to an NVQ 2 level, or similar professional body in Carpentry or Plumbing is desirable. All trades will  be considered.
  • Experience in residential maintenance, refurbishment and repairs work.
  • Specific experience in domestic carpentry & joinery as well as basic plumbing, and plastering is required.
  • Excellent customer service skills and strong commitment to retaining these standards whilst working in the professional environment.
  • Awareness of Health & Safety, essential, with an Asbestos awareness certificate, desirable
  • Motivated in your approach to work, and able to work to individual and team output weekly targets
  • Possession of a full current UK Driving licence, with access to a company van, which is essential to undertake the role of Multi Trade Operative.

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 Ltd:

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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