Multi Skilled Operative Opportunities

Grand Union Housing Group
Towcester, Northamptonshire
£28,100 per annum
06 Sep 2019
20 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Multi Skilled Operative Opportunities

Towcester and surrounding areas

£28,100 per annum

Full Time


Would you thrive in a job that is making a real difference to people’s lives in your region?

Here at Grand Union, we are more than just a financially strong Housing Association, we are making an impact on the housing crisis, supporting sustainable communities and providing life-long homes for our customers. We provide additional, critical services to support the most vulnerable but we also build shared ownership and outright sales for those who want to get on the property ladder.

We are passionate about our communities and we are committed to being a Learning Organisation, developing talent to deliver our service goals and supporting the next generation into a career in Housing.


About the role:

Our Multi Skilled Operatives carry out a variety of high quality, customer focused responsive maintenance within our tenanted properties. The role involves carpentry/joinery, fencing, plumbing, finishing work such as plastering and rendering, floor and wall tiling, high level works (guttering/roofing works) and painting.


What we’re looking for:

  • Relevant City and Guilds Craft Certificate or NVQ equivalent, preferably with post qualification experience
  • Experience in carpentry, plumbing, ground works, tiling, wet trades and high level works
  • Experience of installations, maintenance and repairs obtained through working in industry
  • Good IT skills
  • The ability to travel effectively and efficiently to all properties in our district
  • A flexible approach to hours worked and ability to respond to emergencies


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 20 days holiday rising to 25 after five year’s service
  • Aviva Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution
  • Cash allowance/essential Car user allowances where specified
  • Up to 3 paid professional subscriptions
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Free life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Health cash-plan including employee assistance
  • Regular bonus points from our GUS Intranet, which lead to vouchers 
  • Free parking at all our offices
  • Discounted cinema tickets


If you are like-minded in wanting to help shape the future of housing through the delivery of quality services to our customers, great at your job and with a ‘can-do’ attitude, we want to hear from you.

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Closing date: Friday 20th September


We are committed to implementing our Equality, Diversity and Customer Care Policy and are proactive about safeguarding vulnerable adults and children.