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Voids Operative
  • Employer: Hightown Housing Association
  • Reference: VO6438
  • Published: Fri 18/11/2022, 12:50 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 04/12/2022, 10:13 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Salary: 35,151
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

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Voids Operative

Hightown Housing Association operating principally in Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

We have an opening for a Voids Operative to be based in Hemel Hempstead.

A salary of £35,151 at 40 hrs per week

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new team of Voids Operatives on Hightown`s growing number of properties. The primary function of the role will be carrying out the necessary multi-trade works and completing specifications using the National Housing Federation Schedule of Rates.

The successful applicant will work alongside a team of Voids Operatives, Senior operatives and Clean and Clear Operatives with the aim of returning properties back to a lettable condition, as quickly as possible.

The successful candidate must be skilled in several trades including, but not limited to;

  • Plumbing

  • Carpentry

  • Floor laying

  • Decorating,

  • Tiling

  • Lock changing etc.

You will also be responsible for the upkeep of van stock and storage, ensuring purchases are coded correctly for regular review.

To apply for this role you will need to have the following:

  • Knowledge or qualifications in a relevant sector, for example in building construction and experience of working within public sector housing

  • Multi-skilled in various trades

  • Ability to climb stairs, ladders and scaffolding

  • A general knowledge of IT, particularly Microsoft office packages

  • Excellent communication and customer care skills

  • A Full UK driver`s license

  • Note that a vehicle is provided but you will need your own transport to and from work

The Benefits

We offer a range of benefits which include:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year, including statutory bank holidays, rising to 35 days with service

  • £35,151 pa for a 40 hour a week contract

  • Regular support from your line manager and colleagues

  • Annual bonus based on satisfactory performance

  • Monthly attendance bonus on top of your basic salary

  • Annual salary and cost of living review

  • Commitment to health and wellbeing with the Five Ways to Wellbeing

  • Ongoing professional development and support to deliver outstanding support

  • Workplace pension scheme and life assurance of three times your annual salary

  • Refer-a-friend scheme: Earn a £130 bonus for each friend you refer to work for us

  • Friendly and supportive team environment

  • Employee assistance helpline

  • Mileage paid for car usage

  • Well-equipped on-site gym

Closing Date: Sunday 4th December

Interview date: Wednesday 14th December

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We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.