Plumber Multi Planned & Empty Homes

450.00 GBP Annual
02 Jul 2022
08 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Sovereign are a leading housing association, driven by our social purpose where our residents are at the heart of everything we do - more homes, better places, excellent services. Providing an efficient right first time' repairs and maintenance services to our properties is our key focus.

We're currently recruiting for an experienced Plumber to join our Property Team in the Berkshire/Hampshire area. As you'll spend a fair amount of time on the road we will provide you with a van and fuel card so you'll not be out of pocket.

You'll also benefit from

  • GBP335 yearly Tool Allowance
  • GBP450 yearly flexible benefit pot to use against benefits of your choice
  • Uniform&PPE
  • 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (with an extra day every year up to 30 days)
  • Chance to buy or sell holiday as part of our flexible benefits package
  • A van and fuel card for business travel
  • iPhone and iPad
  • Generous company pension scheme, matched up to 12%
  • Life cover 4 x annual salary
  • SmartTech - Buy an electrical item and pay it off through your salary over 12 months.

What you'll be doing

As a Plumber you'll complete bathroom installations and other repairs to Sovereign's properties in line with work schedules within our Planned Works&Empty Homes Team and elsewhere depending on demand.

Tasks to include:

  • Installation of complete bathrooms including basic carpentry, flooring&tiling
  • Installation of 1st&2nd fix plumbing to kitchens
  • Installation of new pipe work (copper, speed fit, waste, rainwater)
  • Installing and repairing water mains supplies, heating system pipe work and drainage stop taps
  • Vented and unvented cylinder heads (HWSS qualified or alternative)
  • Cold water storage tank maintenance and renewal

What you'll need

You should have a minimum of NVQ level 2 or equivalent in Plumbing OR have at least 5 years experience within this core trade. You will have experience of working in occupied premises and be able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills.

The ability to use mobile technology such as iPad or PDA is essential. A current CSCS card is desirable.

This is a full time role, working 40 Hours per week with an opportunity for you to increase your earnings through being part of an out of hours rota to complete plumbing repairs.

Due to the requirement to travel within this role, you must hold a full and current driving licence with a minimum of 2 years driving experience and have the ability to drive a company van.

This role is subject to a satisfactory licence check, essential qualifications check and a basic disclosure.