Handyperson/Labourer

Location
Mobile – York / Malton / Pickering / Harrogate areas
Salary
£19,486 per annum
Posted
04 Jun 2021
Closes
11 Jun 2021
Seniority
Officer
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

The opportunity

We are recruiting for a Labourer/Handyperson who prides themself on the quality of their work to join a forward thinking & growing housing association. You will be part of our regional HomeWorks Building Services Team who provide quality and efficient services around Yorkshire.

In return you will be joining a growing organisation, with strong values, which makes a difference to our customers lives. You will receive quality training and development to ensure our colleagues meet our quality guidelines and work within the experienced, dynamic & friendly Homeworks Building Services Team, which maintains and repairs our properties.

What you’ll be doing?

You’ll be required to work alongside our in house team of multi skilled operatives, supporting two man working on all types of work, to include mainly building, with some joinery and plumbing tasks.

You’ll be expected to carry out smaller jobs on your own, using your initiative to carry out an effective or make safe repair. And assisting the building operative as required.

You’ll produce accurate job records, detailing all work undertaken, using our in house software and PDA hand held device. And work in a safe manner in order to adhere to our Health & Safety polices.

Due to the nature of this role you must have a full UK driving license. Also you may be required to be on a call out rota on call and complete out of hours repairs and maintenance service as necessary.

The stuff that sets you apart

This role would suit someone with experience  in building/joinery/decorating work, sufficient to be able to support existing teams and to carry out smaller repairs unsupervised.

You’ll be able to demonstrate a high level of understanding for health and safety. And have the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a small team

You’ll have the ability to establish good working relationships with colleagues and computer literate or willingness to adopt to software based systems after training

What’s in it for you?

We offer a salary of £19,486 per annum for a 37.5 hour week, 25 days annual leave (raising annually to 30 days) plus Bank Holidays. 

We also provide a fantastic reward package to suit everyone –a variety of amazing discounts via PerkBox, a great Healthcare cash plan called Health Shield and a contributory pension scheme where we will match your contributions up to 9%!  As well as our great benefits and a fantastic work environment, we’re absolutely a company that cares about its employees and its customers.

The finer print

If you are applying for this role internally you must inform your current line manager.

You must hold full UK driving license as this role you will be expected to travel across the North Yorkshire locally to York/ Malton /Pickering/ Harrogate areas.

We’ve got a few ‘house rules’ at Yorkshire Housing (no pun intended!). One of them is work is something that you do, not somewhere that you go and another is that we think in careers, not jobs. Our flexible working environment and friendly culture means you can be yourself, take advantage of development opportunities and succeed – that’s just how we roll. 

We’re inclusive and welcoming and offer a fun and open culture with a shared belief in making a positive difference to people’s lives – it really does feel like joining a big family!

Our values

We’re looking for people who want to get stuck in and make a positive difference to people’s lives. We want you to own the work you do and achieve impact.

You’ll make it happen by being curious and creating trust with our customers and each other. We want you to love what you do and have fun along the way.  

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