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Supervisor - Plumbing

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich, London (Greater)
£34.884 - £37.722
Closing date
6 Feb 2022

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Housing, Management and Maintenance
Contract Type
Full time
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Plumbing Supervisor

PO2 + 7.5% – plus car user mileage

We are looking for an experienced professional to work within our Occupied Repair Team. This is a permanent position. 

  • You will be joining a dedicated established plumbing team.
  • You will be self-motivated with the confidence to represent the Council’s interests in various forums and circumstances.

Duties will include:

  • Directly manage a team of plumbing operatives and be responsible for managing supply chain, sub-contractors and other partners when required.
  • Establishing high standards of work, safety and best practice in all areas.
  • Ensure the team has a customer orientated approach, and that best value for money is achieved in the delivery of the works. Delivering all works within agreed budgets and timescales.
  • Ensure the delivery of the Repairs Service is smooth and efficient, and action remedial  / follow on works on a daily basis.

As a Supervisor you will need:

  • The successful candidate will need to have extensive experience in the plumbing industry and be able to understand and implement risk assessments and method statements.
  • Good observational skills with knowledge of health and safety requirements.
  • A sound knowledge of the reactive repairs industry, diagnostics and materials used in the plumbing trade and general building methods and legal requirements.
  • Excellent organisational, communication and negotiating skills and ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with staff at all levels.
  • Good written communication, report writing and computer skills.

Ideally you should have plumbing related experience with a sound knowledge of the building industry and reactive repairs sector. Have a positive attitude to working well under pressure.

Be confident in delivering training/ tool box talks and support fellow supervisors.

You will have the skills and abilities required to deal with the challenging demands and timescales, whilst maintaining good relationships with team members. All aspects of plumbing are undertaken by our current team.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Glen Martin;     0208 921 4287  

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact or call 020-8921-8977

Diversity Statement: Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

High Volume Applications: Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

Advert Close: All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated.

How Applications are Scored: Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application. If you have a disability and are unable to meet some of the job requirements specifically because of your disability, please address this in your application. If you meet all the other criteria, you will be shortlisted and we will explore jointly with you if there are ways in which the job can be changed to enable you to meet the requirements.

Interview Arrangements: During this time, our priority for all of our recruitment activity is to make sure our applicants, hiring departments and new starters are informed, safe and supported. Careful and thorough consideration will be given to interview arrangements and for any essential in-person recruitment, we will ensure this is held in a suitable, secure setting with additional arrangements to ensure any current safety requirements are fully adhered to.

Salary: Salaries advertised are for a standard working week of 35 hours unless otherwise stated. Please use this 'Salary Calculator to help you calculate a pro rata salary.


Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.
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