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Multi Skilled Technician – Plumber

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Salary £29,634.00
Closing date
30 Jul 2022
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Connect Housing are looking to recruit a Plumber to join our busy friendly team, making a difference to the lives of our tenants and customers The role is based at our Property Services Depot in Leeds but you will be covering West Yorkshire and expected to travel to Dewsbury on a regular basis.

Joining our Team, you will provide an effective and efficient service, delivering day to day repairs in tenanted and vacant properties. First and second fix Plumbing to reactive / responsive repairs & maintenance, voids, cyclical maintenance and planned works programmes. Multi-skilled with core skill in Plumbing and competency in other trade disciplines, you will provide a high level of customer care, ensuring our tenants are left with a positive impression of the service and Connect.


Candidates will be able to show time served, or have a craft apprentice with substantial experience of plumbing works including; First and Second Fix for Bathrooms and Kitchens, Repairs to domestic plumbing, Installation of heating circuits, Diagnosis and repair of leaks and other plumbing faults. With demonstrable experience of working in occupied properties, you’ll hold a relevant membership with a professional association, be City & Guilds / NVQ3 and hold a full driving license.

About us

Connect is a housing association providing over 3,000 homes and well-being and support services, across West Yorkshire. Our over-arching vision is for a sustainable and just society where good homes, neighbourhoods and opportunities help people enjoy happy, healthy lives.

In choosing Connect you will be joining a friendly team, who look out for each other. As an equal opportunities employer we recruit based on experience, attitude and values. Connect are committed to ensuring our workforce reflects the communities we serve and actively works to promote equality, diversity and inclusion. We encourage applicants from underrepresented groups such as disabled and LGBT+ communities.

We are proudly a disability confident employer, working to recruit and retain disabled people and we will offer you an interview if you meet the essential criteria of the job.

Key Benefits:

  • Friendly and lively team
  • 20 days basic holiday + public holidays. This rises with each year of service up to a maximum of 25 days + bank holidays
  • BUPA Cashplan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company Vehicle for work use

Please note, Connect Housing reserve the right to close the role earlier and therefore we encourage early applications.


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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