Working Foreperson

The deadline for this vacancy has passed.

Deadline: 08/07/19

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Interview date: 16/07/19
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Hours: Full Time. Monday to Friday, 39 hours

Working Foreperson, Newton Abbot


Hours: 39 per week

Hourly rate: Competitive


About the role:

We are currently looking for a Working Foreperson to join our successful Voids and Reactive Response Maintenance Business based in Newton Abbot.

The benefits of working for Templer Homebuild Ltd:

Being recognised as a good employer is important to us. We sign up to the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) Working Rule Agreement, offering fair and equitable terms and conditions of employment, including:

  • Guaranteed weekly paid earnings based on the 39 hours working week, with regular pay reviews
  • The opportunity to enhance basic pay through a productivity based bonus scheme
  • 22 days paid holiday per year plus bank holidays
  • Pension contributions
  • Industry sick pay
  • Regular training and performance reviews, allowing for the opportunity to develop within your role, and progress within the business

Duties and responsibilities of the Working Foreperson:

  • Working on a Social Housing contract in the Newton Abbot and surrounding areas
  • Day to day work focused on supervising a team of tradepersons working on both social housing Voids and Reactive Mainteance.
  • Pre void inspections and void setup
  • Management of team productivity
  • Post inspections
  • Health and safety management
  • Daily reports to the Contracts Manager
  • Client Meetings

Expectations of the successfully appointed Working Foreperson:

  • Qualified to a minimum NVQ 2 level or equivalent in either Joinery, Plumbing, or Plastering, or similar professional body
  • SMSTS qualification is preferable, although not essential.
  • Able to carry out additional duties of a Working Foreperson, including previous supervisory experience in a trades or construction background, as well as working on the tools as a Multi Trade Operative in the core trades.
  • Excellent customer service skills and strong commitment to retaining these standards whilst working in the professional environment.
  • Ability to work professionally and considerately in a range of environments, including vulnerable tenant’s homes within Social Housing settings.
  • Motivated in your approach to work, and able to work to individual and team output targets
  • Possession of a full current UK Driving licence, which is essential to undertake the Working Foreperson role, with use of a company van.

About Templer Homebuild Ltd:

We are a new and exciting venture, with the security and stability of working in partnership within one of the UK’s leading property services companies, delivering Response/ Voids, Planned works and Cyclical Painting to our client. We owe our quality of service to our people and for this, we can offer a rewarding and varied career.

We are passionate about people and firmly believe that our success will only be maintained if we continue to offer employees a great place to work and provide them with the opportunity to develop their careers and fulfil their potential.

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We are an Equal Opportunities Employer, therefore applications are welcome from all.

No agencies please, if CV’s are sent from agencies, we will work with those candidates directly if we you are not on our agreed PSL.