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NEAT Maintenance Operative

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
£26,332 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
19 Jun 2022

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Residential Development & Construction, Construction, Engineering
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP
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Maintenance Operative – Joiner

Full Time, Permanent

South Yorkshire Housing Association have an exciting opportunity for a skilled Maintenance Operative (Joiner) to work within our Neighbourhood Environmental Action Team (NEAT). We are a forward thinking, values driven housing association. We cover a wide range of properties within the South Yorkshire area.

Job Description:

  • Salary £26,332 per annum, pro rata
  • 37 hours per week
  • 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
  • Westfield Health (employer paid)
  • Generous holiday entitlement- 27 days annual leave, statutory bank holidays, plus an additional 4 SYHA days

More about the role:

We wish to appoint a skilled Maintenance Operative to our NEAT Team. The main duties will be to carry repairs (Joinery) on our void properties to a high standard. Other duties will include building flat pack furniture, basic plumbing, and all other minor repairs for the maintenance duties within this role. You will be working in a small team and will report to the NEAT Team Leader.

Who you are:

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

  • Demonstrable experience and the ability to carry out joinery and maintenance repairs.
  • Excellent team working skills.
  • Be flexible and can carry out minor repairs requiring the skills of other trades.
  • Awareness of health & safety relating to this role.
  • Ability to solve problems
  • A full and current driving Licence.

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.

Closing Date: Midnight Friday 27th May 2022

Interview Date: W/C 13th June


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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