Multi Trade Operative

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Kensington and Chelsea, London (Greater)
£32,301 - £35,949 per annum
28 May 2021
16 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full time

About Us:

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea strives to offer residents a 21st century estate to live in, this will be delivered through an extensive refurbishment programme and the in-house delivery of responsive repairs and void works to the highest standard.

The Role:

This role is key to the delivery of a professional and highly reactive communal repairs service that our tenants can feel satisfied with. 

This role will be required to carry out any repairs and remedy any defects to the council owned housing stock as instructed by Managers and Supervisors. Works will be carried out to the required standard, working to health and safety legislation whilst providing excellent customer service.

Please refer to the Job Description  for more information

About You:

As a single/multi-skilled tradesperson you will;

  • Hold NVQ level 3 or C&G trade qualifications
  • Hold a valid clean driving licence
  • Hold a current valid DBS check or be willing to undertake as required

You will have experience delivering communal repairs in flatted blocks and exterior grounds, complying with British Standards, manufacturers requirements, specifications, legislation, policy and procedure; using PDA technology to work to tight schedules and appointments; customer focussed and be clean and presentable at all times.  

You will be experienced and qualified to carry out multi trade work to a high standard as directed by the Repairs Supervisor including more than one of the following skills:

  • Electrical
  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry
  • Painting and Decorating
  • Plastering
  • Tiling
  • Bricklaying
  • Groundswork
  • Other areas of Construction Multi-Skill
  • Entry level skills in construction to deliver general duties and minor repairs

You will be punctual, able to plan your day to be efficient and work to an appointment booking system, using a mobile handset.  With excellent customer care skills, a helpful, can do approach to your work and an eye for detail and quality.  

You will also need to be safety conscious and overcome risk with an understanding of how to deliver work safely.  You will also be a team player and assist where necessary to achieve team as well as individual objectives. 

Please apply online explaining how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification and job description. This enables the panel to assess your ability to meet each criterion. It is essential that you give at least one example of your ability to meet each of the four Values and Behaviours: Putting Communities First, Respect, Integrity and Working Together. CV’s alone will not be considered for this role.

We reserve the right to close the advert depending on volume of applications

Additional information

We are committed to promoting equality and respecting diversity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are a Disability Confident Employer – committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is inclusive and accessible.

We engage our staff with a variety of learning types including face-to-face and virtual learning because we want to ensure our staff understand our values and behaviours, grow their skills and develop their careers.

This post is covered by the Fluency Duty, as outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers.

We do not accept speculative CVs from any source.

Please note, we will primarily contact candidates by e-mail throughout the recruitment process, please monitor your email junk / spam folder as our system generated emails may be allocated to these folders by your email settings.

If you experience difficulties with the recruitment application process, please contact the recruitment team by email: