About the role
We are looking for an experienced Multi Skilled Builder to work within our Property Services team.
You will be responsible for the improvement and maintenance to all JRF/JRHT properties as well as supporting colleagues across the organisation in order to deliver a high-quality repairs and maintenance service.
You will be typically:
- Carrying out all building work relating to responsive repairs, voids, cyclical and modernisation works allocated by the Resource planner
- Providing safe usage and supervising usage of machinery, including basic maintenance and inspections, as and when required
- Carrying out multi-skilled works to include electrical, plumbing, tiling, plastering and joinery works to all JRF/JRHT properties in accordance with priorities and policies
- Attending and participating in all training, learning and personal development events as required
- Working to current Health & Safety guidance and legislation supporting Team Leaders and JRHT in the development of safe working practices.
We are welcoming a full fleet of new Hi spec Vehicles, which are expected in early 2022.
A full Makita power tools kit as well as quality work wear will be provided.
We want to make sure that everyone, including our residents and staff, are kept safe and have extensive safety and infection control measures in place, throughout our working environments.
Additionally, it is legislation from 11 November 2021, that everyone who works in a residential or nursing care home or needs to enter a residential care setting to carry out their role, must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Consequently, ensuring this requirement is met forms part of our recruitment and selection process, where applicable.
You will hold a City & Guilds / NVQ in a related field and have experience in building and joinery and multi-skilled works, particularly maintenance, repair and modernisation to properties.
You must also have good customer service skills and a clean driving licence and be comfortable working on a mobile job allocation device.
In this varied role there will be opportunities to progress within the department, lead on projects as well as access to training courses in order to develop your skills.
If you want to make a real difference in a local community then this may be the role for you!
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East. JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.
Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
At JRF/JRHT we believe in giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sex, sexual orientation, trans status or social economic background. We positively encourage applications from people with experience of living in poverty.
We are a Disability Confident Employer. This means that we are committed to the recruitment, progression and retention of disabled individuals. We shall also offer interviews to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the job. If you have a disability, please tell us if you would like to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme.