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Repairs Supervisor

Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
£37,611.79 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Permanent, Full Time (40 hours per week)

You will be part of an on call rota.
Company van provided for business use.
Uniform provided.

Gloucester City Homes (GCH) is an ambitious, dynamic housing association with strong community roots. We are focused on building homes and communities where people can thrive and delivering valued services to our customers.

We’re now seeking a Repairs Supervisor – someone to be responsible for the supervision of a small team of directly employed engineers, and supervisors, delivering day-to-day repairs to GCH properties in their area.

The Repairs Supervisor will also oversee specialist external contractors undertaking repairs on behalf of the Property Care team, ensuring they are delivering a quality service and the repairs they undertake are to the required standard. You will be accountable for Health & Safety for all works undertaken, ensuring that they operate safely and in accordance with all policies and procedures.

We think GCH is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it…

  • Winner of best place to work at Gloucestershire Live Business Awards 2023.
  • Winners of Employer of the year at Housing Hero’s Award
  • Named one of the Top Not for Profit organisations to work for recognised by Best Companies in 2023.


We’d like you to…

  • Hold an NVQ Level 2 in a relevant trade (i.e. Plumbing, Electrical Installation etc).
  • Have proven experience within the repairs / property maintenance sector, with good all round knowledge of maintenance / construction.
  • Have experience of supervising trades people or contractors.
  • Have experience of dealing with performance and productivity of teams and individuals.
  • Have experience of delivering excellent customer service, identifying and solving problems.
  • Have good knowledge of workplace safety.
  • Have a good level of IT literacy and numeracy, including knowledge of operating mobile devices (phones, tablets and PDA’s).
  • Be able to organise workloads and make effective use of time and resources.
  • Be able to keep abreast of improvements and innovations within the sector.
  • Hold a full driving licence.

Closing Date: 16th July 2024. 

GCH reserve the right to bring the closing date forward should enough quality applications be received prior to the current closing date.

GCH is committed to equal opportunities. We actively encourage applications from all sections of our community, particularly those with lived experience of our work.

We celebrate the diverse nature of our customers and colleagues, striving to develop diverse teams where everyone can be their authentic self through an inclusive, family friendly, flexible and fun culture. Our values of pride, quality, integrity and innovation are at the heart of what we do. So, if this sounds like you, we’d be delighted 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.

Company info
Octo House, 2 Station Road
West Yorkshire
LS21 3HX
United Kingdom

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