CleanStart Driver-Mentor

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
M33 6AG, Sale
£20,628 - £23,199 per annum
Closing date
4 Nov 2021

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Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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What Trafford Housing Trust can offer you:

Trafford Housing Trust encourages a healthy home/work balance with family friendly policies, and we offer an attractive benefits package for employees, as well as a competitive and transparent system of pay and reward. These benefits include:

  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Access to the Social Housing Defined Contribution pension scheme
  • Free Trafford Leisure Gym Membership
  • Access to Westfield Health Plan
  • Annual leave allowance of 31 days per annum

The Role:

CleanStart, Social Enterprise, are looking for an enthusiastic Driver Mentor to join our team. Working as part of our CleanStart team, you will carry out property clearance, cleaning, house removals and other similar works. You will be responsible for monitoring standards and staff behaviours, ensuring that work is carried out punctually and to a high standard.

As a Driver Mentor you will be tasked with leading the local team on site, mentoring volunteers and staff members with a diverse background, whilst actively developing the team by giving constructive feedback. You will be responsible for ensuring our customer standards are delivered, time on site is recorded and that the customers experience of our service is positive. You will be a proactive member of the team, actively learning from customer feedback to improve the service delivery. You will also ensure that your vehicle is road worthy and that all operatives are working in line with health and safety regulations. Knowledge of CoSHH legislation and experience of using mobile devices is beneficial and the use of PPE, including face masks, will be required.

To be considered for this role you must hold a minimum of Category C1E (7.5Tonne) driving license and a CPC licence is desirable, although you will be expected to obtain the CPC prior to starting and to maintain this position. There may be an opportunity for an immediate start following interview.

As Driver-Mentor, there may be occasions when you are required to assist other areas of the CleanStart team in a variety of tasks including garden maintenance and caretaking. Therefore, experience of gardening equipment would be advantageous.

The Trust:
Trafford Housing Trust (THT) has recently joined the L&Q Group providing more than 9,000 quality affordable homes within the Trafford area of Manchester and across the North West and building 20,000 more homes. We are a ‘profit-for-purpose’ organisation, striving for a society transformed, free from poverty, inequality and injustice.

We’re actively building diverse teams and encourage applications from everybody. We want to create an inclusive environment where everyone can contribute their best work and develop to their full potential. We celebrate our differences and recognise the importance of our teams reflecting the communities we serve.

We have a very clear mission statement; We create clean, safe and attractive communities, a place which our customer can call home. If you’re up for the challenge we’d love to hear from you.


Blue Octopus partners with employers from a multitude of different sectors and industries, using our next generation technology and recruitment expertise to help attract, engage and hire the best talent for their unique career opportunities. We know that having the right people in place is crucial to every business’ current and future successes, regardless of the area they operate in.

Over the last decade, our experience has allowed us to specialise in several sectors, including social housing.

Blue Octopus has a strong history of working with social housing providers to help them hire the best talent and improve their talent management processes. This experience, coupled with knowledge developed over time, has allowed us to fully understand both the market itself and the skills required within the sector. We understand that operating at a high standard, efficiently and cost-effectively, is vital for our clients in the Social Housing sector, who provide a much-needed service for their tenants.

Find Us
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom
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