Maintenance Technician Groundworker - Flexible Working Available
Contract type: Permanent Full Time
Location: West Region
Salary: Starting salary £27,695 pa rising to £28,526 pa following successful completion of 6 months’ probation plus benefits
Closing date for applications 9th June 2021 at 11pm
Interviews to be held over Microsoft Teams on the 29th June 2021
N.B. Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advertisement and interview earlier than stated. As soon as the advert is closed, no further applications will be accepted.
We are looking for skilled Groundworkers to be part of our in-house Maintenance Team covering our West region including Brent, Harrow, Hounslow and surrounding areas.
The focus will be on high quality work, outstanding customer service and a right first time attitude.
The role requires a knowledge of building and housing preferably with the Social Housing Environment. Customer Service skills and ability to deal with vulnerable people. The role will be dealing with all aspects of Concrete works, Slabbing, Fencing, Brickwork and pointing.
Our Operatives are supplied with an L&Q van (business use only), uniform and PPE equipment. You will begin the day from your home address where you will travel to jobs which are distributed to your PDA (hand-held device).
· Relevant City and Guilds/NVQ qualifications (or qualified by experience)
· Able to use a PDA (hand-held device) and on occasion a computer
· Full Driving licence (essential)
· Must have own hand tools (larger tools and specialist equipment will be arranged if needed)
If you believe you have the qualities we are after and are interested in working for an organisation that can really make a difference to people's lives, then please apply without delay.
At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.
At the foundation of everything that we do are our corporate values and associated behaviours. Our organisational behavioural framework outlines the core expectations of all employees, which should be demonstrated at all times when representing L&Q. More information about L&Q’s values can be found on our website and a copy of our behavioural framework can be provided on request.
COVID 19: L&Q have a dedicated pandemic response team reacting to the current situation. The safety of our staff and our candidates is of the utmost importance. Every effort will be taken to ensure that safe ways of working are adopted throughout the Recruitment and Selection process. We are introducing extra precautions in line with UK Government Guidelines. Our recruitment processes will follow social distancing and COVID-19 Safe requirements. This will include the use of various technologies to support the interview process. Should candidates have any questions regarding this, or if you require additional support please let us know at the interview planning stage.
In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.
We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you're interested in part time working or job sharing. In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it's feasible then we'll make it happen.
We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change Employer Pledge to demonstrate our commitment to end mental health discrimination in the workplace.
We expect all of our employees to support our environmental policy and social responsibility work. We are an employer committed to environmental and social responsibility