Multi Skilled Operative Opportunities MEAR51309

West Thurrock, Grays
£26,000 - £27,000
13 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Multi Skilled Operative Opportunities MEAR51309


£26,000 - £27,000

Here at Mears Group our vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve.

We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives and our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community.

With staff of all ages and walks of life, a job with Mears has a rewarding impact on the lives of others and your own life. With offices across the UK, a job at Mears could be just around the corner.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two Multi Skilled Operatives to join our team in Thurrock. Within the role you will be responsible for completing repairs to the housing stock as required by our client whilst working effectively within a consistent operation repairs service.

You will be able to submit presentable and accurate paperwork which includes PDA data base information coupled with using SOR and descriptive works, in order to cost works which are being completed. Within the role you will work within a busy repairs/voids team environment, reporting individual actions from site guaranteeing maximum service delivery and high levels of resident satisfaction at all times.

In order to be successful in this role, you will have a relevant trade qualification or substantial experience in 3 or more trades, preferably Glazing / PVC, Plumbing, Carpentry, Wet trades (i.e plastering/brickwork/tiling/groundworks etc).  Experience within social housing is also essential and you should be familiar with using a PDA.

Hand tools and battery drills are to be provided by employees larger scale plant can be hired, Uniform and PPE provided by Mears and a vehicle supplied.

With strong time management skills, the Multi Skilled Operative will have experience of preparing all paperwork including timesheets, accurate descriptions of work carried out, estimating repair requirements, trades alongside job coding and costing. Furthermore, we are looking for an enthusiastic individual with the ability to succeed. Successful Operatives will also have the option to be added to the branch out of hours rota.


Candidates for this role must hold a full valid UK driving license


Please refer to the full job description upon applying

Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

  • Training and development
  • Mears Advantage - Allowing you to save money on everything from weekly groceries, to your annual family holiday
  • Mears Assist - A confidential hotline open to all colleagues, providing support on a wide range of personal and work-related issues.
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Share Save as you Earn scheme - Buy shares within the business for three years, at a reduced price. Share in our success!
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support
  • Out of Hours Callout Service - (Optional)

Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.