Temporary Multi Trade Operative – Housing Services

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Temporary Multi Trade Operative - Housing Services
Contract / Temporary

K&C 5208146

Posted: 13th June 2022 15:38
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  • Pay Rate:

    £17.51 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 4-5 months


    W10 5BE

What's involved with this role:

Temporary Multi Trade Operative - Housing Services

Job Ref: 5208146 


Basic DBS required for this role  

The Housing Services Multi-Trade Operative Tradesperson provides a responsive and preventative service to repair and maintain the Council’s housing stock by diagnosing work required fixing and repairing the Council’s properties, right first time and at a time that suits the customer   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Be the face of Council and ensure the success of the Pilot MOT service scheme.   
  • Liaise with our most vulnerable residents in the first instance, to visit occupied properties to deliver an excellent MOT service. 
  • With Residents present. Carry out and in-depth survey recording the condition of the property capturing external components, internal components including life expectancy, structure, and services. This robust information is to be fed back to inform and enable intelligent forward planning of Capital and Planned projects to ensure Budgets are properly focused. 
  • With resident present inspect for any health and safety issues and effect immediate repairs to ensure the home is made and left safe. 
  • Diagnose and value, via a schedule of rates (SORs) any further repairs to be raised to term contractors, being aware of budget limitations and implications 
  • Identify and report back any perceived instances of safeguarding issues. (following awareness training) maintaining an effective channel of communication with your Line Manager, customers and housing management.  
  • Be responsible for a Council supplied vehicle and tools to a typical value of £1000, and Contribute to the development of a core range of materials, consumables and individual vehicle stocks to meet the demand of the Property MOT service 
  • Responsible for your own health and safety and the safety of others as indicated in the company Health and Safety Policy. This will include complying with safe methods of work, use equipment safely, and contribute to risk assessments, use of PPE and reporting of incidents and accidents.  
  • Where appropriate, coach/train team members to share knowledge. 
  • Provide a high level of customer service at all times, behaving in a respectful, courteous and polite manner to internal and external customers 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Working knowledge of current building regulations, construction industry safety regulations, relevant British standards and codes of Practice 
  • Understanding of the concept of Value for Money and right first time working 
  • Excellent customer service skills 
  • Ability to diagnose and report larger repairs 


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service. 
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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Temporary Multi Trade Operative - Housing Services
Client Category: Local Authority

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