Operatives Supervisor

HP2 4XH, Hemel Hempstead
£41,120 pa
23 Sep 2020
07 Oct 2020
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

Operative Supervisor

12 Months FTC


At Hightown, we`re a housing charity that builds homes and support people.

We have a vacancy for an Operatives Supervisor within our busy Asset Management team for someone who has the right skills, values, behaviours and attitudes to be the difference which are:

  • Putting our residents and service users first

  • Treating people with respect, promoting independence and choice

  • Developing passionate and committed teams

  • Being cost effective without compromising standards or safety

If you share our values, we`d love you to work for us.

Who we are looking for

We`re looking for someone who:

  • Holds, or is working towards, a recognised qualification in building surveying

  • Experience in maintenance or building environment with knowledge of building construction

  • Is able to manage and motivate a team effectively

  • Has experience of carrying out H+S inspections

  • Able toliaise with developers and the management of defect works

  • Experience of line managing maintenance operatives

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation including CDM

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a `can-do` attitude who is able to work under pressure to achieve set targets and meet deadlines for ensuring Hightown`s properties are properly managed and maintained to meet and exceed our resident`s expectations.

About the role

You`ll be working as part of our busy internal Asset Management team who manage 7,000 homes across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire. You will:

  • Provide support to the Property Services Manager to ensure the Association`s properties are properly managed and maintained.

  • Produce detailed specifications, to enable the Association to obtain comparable quotes and tenders.

  • Supervise the associations Fixed Wire Operatives, ensuring they complete a programme of fixed wired testing and complete electrical repairs, allocating work on a programmed and ad-hoc basis.

  • Supervise the caretaking team, ensuring estates are attended to on a regular and/or ad-hoc basis as required and maintained to a good standard.

In addition to the above, the post holder may be required to manage the standard of a number of the Association`s properties. To take ownership for the standard of communal areas and appearance of the properties, carry out inspections and following up actions needed to maintain the expected standards agreed with residents

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you please contact recruitment@hightownha.org.uk

The benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment, we offer a considerable benefits package which includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 25 days per year, plus statutory bank holidays, rising with service

  • Annual bonuses based on satisfactory performance

  • Regular reviews of salary and cost of living to ensure you receive above the market salary for the role

  • An organisational commitment to employee health and wellbeing

  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary and a workplace pension scheme.

  • Ongoing training and support to deliver outstanding support

  • On-site gym

How to Apply

To apply for this position please click the link below and complete an online application form.

Please click below for a copy of the job description.

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Closing date:Wednesday 7th October 2020

Interviews:Wednesday 14th Otober 2020