Multi Skilled Operative MEAR53945

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Up to £28,000
07 Sep 2017
05 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Multi Skilled Operative MEAR53945

Milton Keynes

Up to £28,000

Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives and our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community.

With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with Mears has a rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job at Mears could be just around the corner.

We currently have opportunities for Multi Skilled Operatives to join our team in Milton Keynes. Within the role you will be responsible for completing repairs to the housing stock as required by our client and will work effectively within a cohesive operations repairs service.

Liaising with the Mears call centre, you will enable a response to emergencies and other works as directed within the given time periods as laid down in the contract.  You will be responsible for ensuring that the work has been carried out both effectively and efficiently and that any further information from the repairs is passed/co-ordinated over to the course of the day for effective delivery of the repairs service.

You will prepare all paperwork including timesheets, accurate descriptions of work carried out, estimating repair requirements, trades, and job coding and costing.  Working within in a busy repairs/voids team environment, you will report individual job actions from site to ensure maximum service delivery and high levels of resident satisfaction with the repairs service.

Candidates for this role will ideally hold extensive experience in Joinery, Brickwork, Plastering and DPC works.  Candidates should hold a Trade qualification or will have substantial experience in 3 or more trades such as Glazing, Plumbing, Carpentry and Wet trades (plastering, brickwork, tiling). With strong time management skills, the Multi Skilled Operative will have experience of preparing all paperwork including timesheets, accurate descriptions of work carried out, estimating repair requirements, trades alongside job coding and costing. Moreover, we are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the ability to succeed. Successful Operatives will also be added to the branch out of hours rota.

Candidates for this role must hold a full valid UK driving licence


Please refer to the full job description upon applying

Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

  • Training and development
  • Mears Advantage - Allowing you to save money on everything from weekly groceries, to your annual family holiday
  • Mears Assist - A confidential hotline open to all colleagues, providing support on a wide range of personal and work-related issues.
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Share Save as you Earn scheme - Buy shares within the business for three years, at a reduced price. Share in our success!
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support

Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers


This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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