Gas Multiskilled

£34,320 per annum
14 Sep 2020
27 Sep 2020
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Yorkshire Housing are recruiting for a motivated Multi-Skilled Gas Operative to join our regional HomeWorks team who provide quality and efficient services around Yorkshire. 

About Yorkshire Housing:

Yorkshire Housing is a dynamic Social Housing provider and is a market leader as one of the largest home builders in Yorkshire. We look after nearly 20,000 homes and we always strive to offer a great customer experience. We want our customers to be proud of the homes we provide. Our ambitious growth plans are to invest £1.6billion and build 8000 homes by 2030. In addition, we are investing £90million in the next 3 years to repair, maintain and improve our homes and neighbourhoods. Our success is dependent on our people who are curious and able to think differently along with making things happen with impact for our customers and our business. Within the wider HomeWorks team our Multi-Skilled Gas Operatives carry out all aspects of Gas work in properties owned or managed by Yorkshire Housing. 

What will you be doing? 

  • Assisting the HomeWorks Management Team in the diagnosis and inspection of required works. 

  • Carrying out annual gas services/safety checks and maintain gas boilers/heating systems following manufacturer’s instructions and in accordance with gas safety regulations. 

  • You will be required from time to time to work out of hours repairs and maintenance service as necessary and will be required to take part in a call out rota for emergency works cover. 

  • Ensuring all repairs and inspections are carried out efficiently and within timescales to maximise the performance of the service and ultimately delivering a great customer experience. 

What we are looking for?

What matters most to us is that you own the work you do to achieve impact by delivering results and creating trust with our customers. We want you to be able to do this with pride and passion for Yorkshire Housing. We also want you to have fun along the way! 

Additional key requirements include:

  • Knowledge and experience servicing and maintaining domestic gas boilers, space heaters and cookers.  

  • A broad base of experience in plumbing and heating systems. 

  • An understanding of the Health & Safety at Work Act requirements and safe systems of work, including an understanding of the COSHH regulations and what these regulations seek to achieve. 

  • Able to undertake any necessary training in specific skills. 

  • Able to act on your own initiative with minimum supervision. 

What can you expect from Yorkshire Housing? 

In return we offer £34,320 for a 37.5 hour week with the opportunity for overtime when required, 25 days annual leave (raising annually to 30 days) plus Bank Holidays. We also have a really good reward package to suit everyone – from a variety of retail discounts to a contributory pension scheme where we will match your contributions up to 9%! 

You will also be provided a vehicle for work, smart devices, test equipment, uniform and all PPE. If you want to be part of a team that makes a positive difference every day and cares about its customers and employees then we look forward to hearing from you!

This is a permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week) role with no fixed location. You will be based predominantly in the York area but you will be expected to travel also across the entire Yorkshire region.  

The closing date for applications will be the 27 September 2020. Please note if you are applying for this role internally you must inform your current line manager.

Yorkshire Housing is proactively working to implement its equality, diversity and inclusion policy. We positively welcome and support diversity in our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.