Multi Trade Operative (Carpenter, Glazer, Groundworks, Plumber)

Salisbury, Wiltshire
£23,111 - £25,463 per annum
24 Apr 2018
08 Jul 2018
Organisation Type
Local authority

Salary: £23,111 - £25,463 per annum
Date Closes: 08/07/2018
Ref Number: HOU00024
Location: Salisbury

Our housing and asset teams are responsible for maintaining approx. 5500 tenanted homes, void and other associated properties predominantly across south Wiltshire.

Our teams have excellent prospects for the future delivery of our business plan and our success depends on talented individuals delivering excellent services and exceeding customers’ expectations.


About the role

We are looking for skilled operatives whose main trades will be groundworks, plumbing or carpentry. You will also be expected to be competent in the other trades.

You will provide a key role in the delivery of the ‘first time right’ repairs service and we will look to you to carry out scheduled work and make the necessary repairs to a high standard of workmanship.

Working directly with customers, you will be able to provide effective solutions to scheduled and emergency work to housing stock. 

About you

You will need an NVQ or equivalent recognised qualification of your specialism, along with sound knowledge of health and safety requirements.

Previous experience in groundwork, plumbing, carpentry and glazing is essential to this role.

Flexibility is key as you will be required to work out of hours, on a rota basis, which currently stands as one week in every four. You will be paid a standby allowance and a call out premium.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

For specific information about this job, please contact Simon Carter, Direct Services Team Leader, Housing. Email:

This role is subject to certain successful security checks; please see role description for more information.

Values and Behaviours Framework

All candidates are assessed against the council’s behaviours framework (available below) during the interviewing process.  Approximately half of all questions relate to the framework.

For further information or to apply, please click on the "Apply" button at the end of the page. 

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