Multi Trade Operatives – Reactive Repairs Service

Job details

Salary - Grade
GBP £26,490 to £45,827 26490 - Band 3 (1-9)
Contract Type
Contracted Hours
Full Time - 36 hours per week
DBS Required
Climate, Homes and Economy
Housing Services
Closing date

Grade BMTU Band 3, Salary Range £26,490 up to £45,827 pa (Productivity Related). 

We are looking for someone to help us maintain the properties we look after. Your role will be to help make sure these homes are maintained to a high standard for the people who live in them.

You will be working on properties across Hackney. Some of these homes will be occupied but you will also be helping us prepare others for their new occupants. To be able to do this work, you need a variety of maintenance skills. We need someone who has a good level of carpentry, plumbing, plastering, glazing, painting and decorating skills. Having a recognised qualification in one of these trades would be desirable.

Some of this work is physically demanding, you may need to climb ladders and lift heavy objects. You will need to apply a sensible approach to your work, be able to manage your time and take pride in your work.

You will need experience in repairs and maintenance perhaps for a Housing Association, Local Authority or as a contractor working in tenant’s homes. You need to hold a full UK driving licence (maximum 3 penalty points) as we will provide you with a work vehicle. You should have NVQ Level 2 in Maintenance Operations or similar City and Guilds qualification or relevant experience. You will also need to have IT skills as you may be using a hand held device to record your work.

In return you will get great opportunities for training, generous annual leave and the opportunity to earn up to £45,827pa on a productivity related pay scheme. Successful candidates will start on £40,050 pa, please note the salary is dependent on productivity and your salary may vary between £26,490 and £45,827 pa.

There is no better place to work in London than Hackney; we have great pride in our borough, our communities, and our services. Hackney is one of London’s most vibrant and diverse boroughs. It’s one of the most sought after areas to live in London with good schools, parks and local amenities, as well as great transport links and vibrant and diverse communities.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience. 

We will not accept applications where Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been used to assist with completing the competency questions or any part of the application form.

This application process replaces a supporting statement.

Closing date for applications: 24 September 2023 (22:59)

Interview date: TBC

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently under represented in our workforce.

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