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So what's the role all about?
To carry out quality and efficient building repairs to both un-occupied and occupied properties and working safely and respecting customers at all times. Any flexible working arrangements in the role will be subject to agreement with the Head of Direct Labour Services and will need to be of benefit to PA and the individual

Some of the key tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Comply with the Health & Safety Policy, ensuring own and others health and safety
  • To be responsible for carrying out high quality repairs to the housing stock in accordance with customers requirements working on both occupied and empty homes as the need arises.
  • Ensure correct and appropriate use of Company property (e.g. Mobile Tech, Vehicle etc.)
  • To provide the highest level of customer care complying with PA Housing Group Policies
  • To be responsible for undertaking any multi-skilled tasks as appropriate to the post holders main trade area as allocated by management
  • You will be given access to a PA Housing van in order to undertake your duties all over the East Midlands
  • You will be required to work at height. You should be able to confidently and competently use a ladder.
  • To attend meetings as required and to inform housing management team members of any housing management issues or concerns
  • You will be required to work out of usual office hours. Out of hours payment applies.

To be successful in this role, we'd be looking for the following...

Skills/Qualifications Essential Desirable NVQ 2 or equivalent in a Building Trade Yes
Driving licence Yes
Cat Scan (Permit to Dig)
Yes Asbestos awareness training
Yes Experience of carrying out multi trade building repairs Yes
Experience of carrying out 'Decent Homes' Kitchen & Bathroom works
Yes PASMA - Mobile Towers

Please refer to the attached job

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What's in it for you?

Hybrid working - This role permits you to work from home 2/3 days per week. You may be required in the office more during your probation period.

Holidays - Starting at 26 days plus bank holidays with an increase of 3 days (pro rata for part time staff) after completion of 3 years' service.

Flexible working - You can work flexibly in terms of your work pattern and location, subject to business need and agreement with your manager. Admittedly some of our roles do require more structured working patterns than others.

Wellbeing initiative - We have a wellbeing team who offer all sorts of initiatives with your health and wellbeing in mind. Anything from gardening tips to yoga, desk stretch and Zumba. We also offer a self-referral service to Money Advice Plus (MAP) to support with any holistic debt, budgeting, and welfare benefit advice, and we pick up the cost for this service. Plus, an employee helpline if you need a little extra support.

Performance Related Pay - We want to recognise exceptional performance and you can earn up to 10% on top of your base salary for achieving corporate and individual targets, and completion of all essential compliance tasks. We hold an annual awards event which celebrates colleagues' success and achievements. In addition, we operate an annual bonus payment scheme based on monthly votes made by colleagues.

Pension - We have two schemes one with the Social Housing Pension Scheme and the other with Aegon. In both schemes you can elect to pay between 3% and 5% of your pensionable salary each month and we will make a contribution of double your percentage. However, the maximum amount we will pay is 10%.

Your development - We want you to be the best that you can and to go on to succeed in whatever role suits you. With that in mind, your development is close to our hearts, so we offer rewards for your professional development because we care about you doing well.

We also offer a Health Cash Plan, Bike 2 Work Scheme, Flu Vaccination, Long Service Awards, Interest Free Loan and Perkbox discounts.

& much more! Check out our handy benefits flyer

to see what else we can offer you!

Our EDI Policy:

At PA Housing, communities are at the heart of everything we do. We know how important it is to be representative of our customers and the communities we serve, and we have always committed to creating an inclusive approach to our recruitment process to ensure that we are hiring from a diverse talent pool of people. We're an Equal Opportunity employer and encourage applications from any individual who has the relevant skills and experience for the role, inclusive of any protected characteristics such as gender identity, ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability status, sexual orientation and age.

At PA Housing, we pride ourselves in being a disability confident employer and support our applicants with any additional adjustments they may require during their application process. We take a flexible approach to working, and support part-time hours, job shares, where possible and provide a salary sacrifice option for childcare vouchers.

As part of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy, actively hiring women into this role is one our objectives to increase and promote diversity at PA Housing. If you have the relevant skills and experience for the role, please apply on our recruitment portal via our company website.

Equality, diversity and inclusion | PA Housing

So who are we?

PA Housing is an award winning provider of affordable, quality homes, but our business is about more than property - it's about people. We aim to put our residents at the centre of everything we do and offer first class services to all.

Our business is built around decades of experience in the social housing sector across the Midlands, London, Home Counties and the South East. We hold a stock of more than 24,000 homes and employ 600 plus staff to provide a high standard of service to our householders.

Our success and our plans for the future would not be possible without our dedicated team of staff members. Every one of our employees help to make a difference to the lives of our residents and other local people, and we look after our team members well.

Disclosure and Barring Service:

This role of requires the successful candidate to complete a basic DBS check. A basic DBS check will show any unspent convictions.

So why do we need to know this information? This role will be required to visit / support PA Housing residents in their own homes on a regular basis. Therefore we have a duty to our residents to ensure that we have taken precautions regarding who will be visiting them and representing PA Housing.

Having unspent convictions will not necessarily preclude you from being recruited into the role; if you are potentially the successful candidate, we will complete a risk assessment with you to understand the circumstances around your conviction, how relevant they are to the post you have applied for and what remedial action , if any, have you have taken since your conviction. Suitable references will also need to be obtained prior to commencement of employment.

As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, PA Housing welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups and disabled candidates.

We're happy to consider flexible working options for all our roles, and we'll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.

AGENCIES: We know where you are if we need your support so please do not contact us.

To apply for this role please click on the apply button or for any enquiries please email [email protected]

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