Maintenance Operative (Plumber- Gas)

Location: HMT Depot, Sheffield
Salary: £28,206 plus generous holiday entitlement and benefits

Maintenance Operative (Plumber- Gas)

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 Gas Trained Plumber to our Home Maintenance Team, which is a team of trade professionals that provide responsive and planned repair work for our customers.

The job will entail working alone or as part of a small team carrying out repairs and maintenance in the homes of our customers and buildings owned or maintained by SYHA. You will be part of a reactive maintenance team delivering a responsive repairs service to our customers and stakeholders while working to achieve high standards of workmanship and excellent customer care at all times.

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 £28,206 plus generous holiday entitlement and benefits. A multi-skilling bonus of £1084 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 In the supporting information section of the application form, please state how you feel you may meet the criteria of the Person specification / Job Description – Please refer to the Guidance notes

For an informal discussion contact: Kevin Scott – HMT Multi-trades Supervisor Property Services or Andy Jones HMT Manager Property Services on 0114 2752915

Closing Date: Wednesday 1st April 2020, midnight.

Interview Date: Wednesday 22nd April 2020

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