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Multi Skilled Maintenance Operative - Decorator
  • Employer: Notting Hill Genesis
  • Reference: nhg/TP/1109/336
  • Published: Tue 26/07/2022, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Sat 13/08/2022, 10:25 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 40
  • Salary: £31291 - £34768 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: John Astor House, 3-15 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London

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Multi Skilled Maintenance Operative - Decorator


Our Key Workers and Student Lets team have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Multi-Skilled Decorator, to join our dynamic business with extensive growth plans and excellent career prospects. Working closely with the Multi-Skilled Supervisor, Maintenance Operatives and various third-party contractors, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that our units are decorated to a very high standard. You will have extensive experience in wallpapering, filling holes and sealing cracks etc. You will also have experience using stains, varnishes and other finishes including primers, undercoats, liquid paint removers, steam strippers etc. We are looking for somebody who is extremely thorough, with excellent attention to detail. We are looking for somebody who has basic knowledge of carpentry and plumbing and other associated trades. You will play a key role in reactive and planned maintenance ensuring the smooth transition of re-letting one of our 1100 Key Worker and Student Lets units within Greater London, to a high specification. We are looking for somebody who naturally has high standards, has an adaptable attitude to manage reactive tasks, sometimes at short notice, approaching every task with professionalism and excellence.

Notting Hill Genesis is one of London's leading Housing Associations. We know how important a good quality and well maintained home is, and we are committed to providing this so all our residents can love where they live. This role will be based at various sites which includes a variety of different home types, to meet the needs of our varied and diverse customer groups.

Main Responsibilities

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented, customer-focused and forward thinking Multi-Skilled Maintenance Decorator to work in delivering a maintenance services at our various Key Worker and Student Let sites.

Reporting directly to the Multi- Skilled Supervisor and alongside a Multi Maintenance team, you'll be responsible for diagnosing and completing a range of repairs and maintenance tasks, including undertaking planned and responsive repairs for tenants, staff and void properties. For this reason, it's paramount that you have a number of skills from other recognised trades i.e., carpentry, plumbing, tiling and electrical work. You will be a first responder in cases of emergency and will be trusted to provide a high-quality service in accordance with the relevant safety regulations.

Your work will be crucial in meeting our residents' needs; therefore, your expertise is essential to ensure we are compliant with relevant health and safety regulations will be central to your success.

Ideal Candidate

This is a hands-on role at the heart of the Key Worker and Student Let service delivering exceptional service to our customers. Your effective communication skills and ability to understand with empathy, the diverse needs of our customers will be essential to this role.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a Basic check via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


In return we offer:

  • Excellent annual leave allowance and flexible working opportunities (qualifying period may apply)
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay - we offer enhanced maternity and adoption pay in addition to statutory entitlements (qualifying period may apply)
  • Employee assistance - free confidential advice and counselling services provided by independent specialist organisations
  • Health cash plan
  • Staff discounts - we give our staff access to discounts at hundreds of major retailers, gyms, restaurants, entertainment, days out, insurance and much more
  • Interest free loans: season ticket loan, tenancy deposit loan and training loan
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Life Assurance

How to apply

  • Applications close at 23:59 on 11 August 2022. Interviews will be held week commencing 21 August 2022

Please apply for this role with us online. If you are not able to apply online, please contact our HR team via to discuss your requirements.

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a Basic check via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).