Maintenance Operative (Labourer)

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £22,253 per annum

Maintenance Operative (Labourer)

South Yorkshire Housing Association (SYHA) is an award winning not-for-profit organisation passionate about housing and supporting people to LiveWell, Settle at home and realise their potential.A Sunday Times Best 100 Not for Profit organisation to work for and IiP Gold standard, we are a forward thinking, innovative and ambitious organisation. We currently own and manage over 6000 properties, support over 1600 vulnerable customers in care and supported housing projects and employ over 600 people.

We wish to appoint an experienced Labourer to our Home Maintenance Team, which is a team of trade professionals that provides responsive and planned repair work for our customers.

The job will entail working with the Planned Works Team carrying out our planned works improvement programme in the homes of our customers and buildings owned or maintained by SYHA.

You will be part of a small team delivering the Planned Works programme to our customers and stakeholders. You will achieve high standards and deliver excellent customer care at all times while working to tight deadlines.This is a role working in an exciting, fast paced environment that is frequently subject to change

We are looking for a highly motivated person, who is customer focused and who possesses the right skills and attitude. If you can answer yes to the following questions we would like to meet you.

  • Have you got a can do attitude?
  • Do you enjoy a challenge?
  • Are you friendly, approachable and professional?
  • Do you have excellent customer service skills?
  • Are you a well organised team player?
  • Can you work to deadlines?
  • Do you have the ability to multi-skill in one or more trade areas?

Some of SYHA’s benefits

  • Generous holiday entitlement – 27 days annual leave, statutory bank holidays, plus an additional 4 SYHA days
  • Flexible working options including Flexi Time, Condensed Hours, Part Time
  • Excellent training including free annual training and ongoing professional development including a leadership academy
  • Excellent benefits including SYHA Rewards - employee discount scheme, which offers cash back and shopping discounts
  • Westfield Health (employer paid)

For the purposes of the Rehabilitation of Offenders this role is an excluded job (LiveWell roles).

Starting Salary: Starting salary of £22, 253, plus generous holiday entitlement and benefits. A multi-skilling bonus of £1,084 per annum may be payable to persons who can demonstrate that they have trade skills outside of their job description.

Working Hours: 37 hours per week

To Apply: Please apply on our career website Complete the application form, questions and submit a copy of your CV. Please refer to the Job Description and Guidance Notes documents.

For an informal discussion contact: Mark Parratt – HMT Planned Works Supervisor Property Services on 07384 513842

Closing Date: 22nd September 2019 (midnight)

Interview Date: 3rd October 2019


Company Pension
Competitive Salary
Generous Holiday
Great Working Environment

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