Advanced Craft Plumber

  • Job Reference: 00001937-1
  • Date Posted: 10 June 2021
  • Recruiter: The Wrekin Housing Group
  • Location: Shropshire, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £27,491
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Advanced Craft Plumber

Salary - £27,491 per annum, plus an additional payment of £327.92, when standby is worked and an enhanced rate for working on a Sunday or a Bank Holiday.

Full Time/ Permanent36 hours per week, rota’d to cover Monday to Sunday 08.00am until 20.00pm.

Location:  Within all properties maintained and managed by the Wrekin Housing Group, including but not limited to, Shropshire, Staffordshire and the Midlands.

The Organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group’s partnership between The Wrekin Housing Group and Choices Housing Association enables a focus on meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our wide range of customers.

We are at the forefront of making a difference to people’s lives. As a socially minded business, we provide 13,000 homes for affordable and social rent across Telford & Wrekin, Shropshire, and Staffordshire. We have ambitious plans to grow up to 16,000 homes by 2025 and we are also an innovative and well recognised provider of care.

Alongside our growth plans we are embarking on a fundamental transformation programme to modernise how we interact with our customers, engage communities and support partners. Everyone matters at Wrekin so we are investing in our people and the systems they use, all to improve quality and choice across the organisation.

We want individuals who inspire positive change, communicate clearly and enable our people to support each other and grow together so we deliver for our customers, right across our socially minded business.

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The role:

We are looking for suitably qualified individuals who can demonstrate the ability to carry out a range of high quality Plumbing related, maintenance repairs, and installations, including bath and wet rooms, and a range of minor repairs and associated works outside of their area of expertise.

Key responsibilities will include assessing the work to be undertaken, ensuring it meets the agreed specification and where appropriate organise relevant materials for the work. You will also liaise with tenants and other customers whilst taking responsibility for completing the appropriate paperwork associated with the work being undertaken. 

Although the majority of your work will be mainly plumbing based, you will need to have experience in other areas including, plastering, tiling, carpentry and general building maintenance.

(For further details please see the job description) 


What you will need:

Successful applicants will need to have a flexible approach to work and a can do attitude, to delivering the highest levels of customer service.

You will have, or be in the process of attaining a City and Guilds qualification in Plumbing, and have at least 3 years’ experience of maintaining domestic properties and working unsupervised as part of a team. A full UK Driving license Is Essential.

Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication, strong team working, organizational, interpersonal skills and maintaining high levels of confidentiality at all times. You will be expected to promote a positive, friendly and understanding attitude towards our customers and other colleagues in order to achieve consistency with the high levels of performance, efficiency and quality that is expected of our Employees.

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In return we offer you an interesting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to develop you career within a supportive team. A company vehicle, fuel card and work wear will be provided to all successful candidates.