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What your role will be
You will provide a high quality and efficient responsive repairs and maintenance service within the regional domestic and social housing market specialising in plumbing. Ideally you will also have skills and experience in other trades such as plumbing, tiling, plastering and/or decorating or any other trades that will help you meet customer expectations of completing all repairs first time and to a high standard.
To support you in your day to day job you will be provided with a company vehicle, hand held IT equipment and any power tools required. You will ensure that all works issued to you are carried out on time and in accordance with the Groups policies and procedures.
Your office base will be in Derby but you will be working operationally in the Chesterfield, Derby and Milton Keynes area. Your typical working hours will be Monday to Friday 8am – 4.30pm. To meet and exceed customer expectations we operate a rota pattern with your trade colleagues, you will work the occasional Saturday from 8am to 4.30pm with a day off during the week to support a flexible and customer-focused service.
You will be an experienced and competent Plumber that is known for your high quality work. You will possess at least an NVQ level 2 (or equivalent) in plumbing coupled with general building knowledge and preferably competent in other trades.
As you will be interacting with our internal and external customers within the workplace and whilst attending properties, you will naturally utilise at all times your excellent written and verbal communication skills to support your positive approach to delivering an effective customer service experience.
What we offer you
If you are looking to join an employer that genuinely will invest in your development then look no further. At Places for People we care about our people: we understand that high performance and productivity comes from a happy and engaged workforce. For this role we would welcome someone that enjoys interacting with customers and finds it rewarding when a job is ‘done well’. In return you will receive an attractive rewards package that will include a company vehicle; comprehensive pension; equipment; hand-held tablet; generous holiday entitlement; childcare vouchers; free counselling; free flu-jabs; opportunities to get loans, plus many other benefits including career development.
Places for People Homes is the Group’s largest social housing provider in England. It manages 38,772 properties. Homes’ objective is to create and maintain sustainable tenancies and attractive neighbourhoods, where people actively choose to live and want to stay, long-term.
If you meet the criteria and are ready to make the next step in your career then apply following our simple 5 minute application process, upload a CV and a supporting statement which demonstrates how you meet the requirements of the role. If you have any questions please call the recruitment team on .
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