Carpenter/Multi-Trade Operative - Bournemouth/Salisbury - Wessex Response

Wessex Response is a family run company based in Dorset for over 50 years. We are seeking an experienced a qualified Carpenter / Multi-Trade on a permanent contract to work on a repairs and maintenance contract in the Bournemouth/Salisbury area.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

This role requires a customer focussed, self-motivated individual with a broad range of experience. Reporting to the Contracts Manager you will be tasked with a variety of repairs; maintenance and installation works, including but not limited to:

  • Measure and survey jobs in the first instance, working from set specifications.
  • Complete all jobs within the relevant time scales (including participation in our on call rota when required).
  • To use all equipment and materials in a safe manner, complying with Health and Safety requirements and code of conduct (including appropriate PPE).
  • Cover out of Hours call out rota.
  • Carpentry –1st and 2nd fix carpentry; kitchen fitting and internal/external doors.
  • Glazing/UPVC installation
  • Floor & Wall Tiling –Thermoplastic floor tiles; quarry tiles, and installation of wall tiles/grouting.
  • Basic plumbing – Bathroom suites and associated pipework as well as kitchen plumbing and water drainage systems.
  • General repairs – Roofing, fencing, door locks, guttering

This list of responsibilities and duties is not exhaustive and the Company will expect you to perform other duties relevant to the job title.

Essential competencies:

  • Level 2 City & Guilds in Carpentry (7906) or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Tiling, Basic Plumbing, Painting & Decorating
  • Flexible working hours/ Travel
  • ICT Literate
  • Valid UK driving licence

Desirable:

  • PDA knowledge
  • Basic understanding of NMHF Schedule of Rates
  • Previous experience of working within the Social Housing sector

Remuneration:

  • Salary dependent on experience (42.5 hours per week)
  • 22 days holiday (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays
  • Company Van
  • BUPA Medical Insurance
  • Accident and Sickness Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Auto-enrolment pension
  • Child Care Voucher Scheme

All subject to qualifying periods of employment and Conditions of Contract

For an application form please CLICK HERE.

Or for further information please email recruitment@wessexgroup.co.uk or call 01747 858039 (No agencies please).

Due to a high volume of responses we may be unable to feedback to all applicants, therefore if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.