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Maintenance Operative (Plumber)

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£26,332 - £28,468 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2022
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Maintenance Operative (Plumber)

Maintenance and Responsive Repairs Team

Full Time

South Yorkshire Housing Association is an award winning housing provider and we require an experienced Plumber to join our maintenance and responsive repairs trade team.

The successful person will be working for our Home Maintenance Team who are a team of trade professionals providing responsive and planned repairs in the homes of our customers and stakeholders.

You will maintain the high standards expected of this team and deliver excellent customer care at all times while working to tight deadlines.This is a role working in an exciting, fast paced environment that is frequently subject to change.

The successful candidate will be required to participate in the Out of Hours On Call service which attracts additional payments.

Job Description

  • Salary £26,332 per annum, pro rata
  • Additional Multi-skill bonus of £1116 per annum paid monthly for qualifying staff
  • Working hours – 37 hours
  • On Call payments of £67.08 Monday to Friday and £119.70 weekends and Bank Holidays
  • Benefits which include an excellent flexible working scheme, family friendly perks, wellbeing scheme, discounts scheme.
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution

More about the role:

We wish to appoint an experienced Plumber to our Home Maintenance Team, which is a team of trade professionals that provide responsive and planned repair work for our customers.

The job will entail working alone or as part of a small team carrying out repairs and maintenance in the homes of our customers and buildings owned or maintained by SYHA. You will be part of a reactive maintenance team delivering a responsive repairs service to our customers and stakeholders while working to achieve high standards of workmanship and excellent customer care at all times.

Who you are:

To meet the required criteria for this role you will need to tell us how you meet the following:

  • Possess the experience and the ability to carry out Plumbing work including both maintenance, and installation work.
  • Ability to solve problems and to make recommendations for repair and maintenance issues.
  • Be flexible and have the ability to carry out minor repairs requiring the skills of other trades, such as joinery or minor plastering works.
  • Possess the ability to provide advice and guidance to clients/customers on maintenance and repair issues.
  • Have a full driving licence and be confident to drive vehicles in the HMT fleet. This includes vehicles up to long wheelbase transit size.
  • Understand digital work solutions including using online applications

Who we are:

At South Yorkshire Housing Association, our purpose is for our customers to settle at home, live well and realise their potential.

Feeling settled and living well means different things to the people and families that live across South Yorkshire. So, we work with people in different ways – from our extra-care housing, to providing services and opportunities that individuals can access in their home, workplace and community, to creating houses for affordable rent.

Our employees enable us to create the best services, support, and experiences for our customers. We believe that difference makes us better, and that our services are made stronger by having a diverse workforce. We encourage and welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that we may remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received. Please apply at your earliest convenience.


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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