Building Assistant

  • Job Reference: WHG1430
  • Date Posted: 17 March 2020
  • Recruiter: The Wrekin Housing Group
  • Location: Stafford and Wombourne
  • Salary: £20,702 to £23,073
  • Bonus/Benefits: Essential car user allowance
  • Sector: Construction & Building Services
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Wrekin Housing Group

Building Assistant
Location: Elmwood (Stafford) and Maywood (Wombourne)
Salary: Scale 4 £20,702 - £23,073 p/a plus essential car users allowance
Hours: 36 Hours per Week- Permanent

The Organisation:

The Wrekin Housing Group’s partnership between The Wrekin Housing Trust, Choices, Shropshire Housing Specialists, The Furniture Scheme, Reviive and Fuse, enables a focus on meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of our wide range of customers.

The Role:

We’re looking for an individual with building maintenance experience to provide a comprehensive support service to ensure the continued operation and maintenance of the Northfield Village site. This post will consist of handyman levels of property maintenance work to various buildings property compliance user checks, maintenance of boiler rooms and heating plant (including a biomass district heating network) and estate / grounds management activities. You will be working with Group members, customers (tenants), as well as external clients, stakeholders and service contractors.

(Please see Job Description for Further Details)

What You Will Need:

The ideal candidate will be able to work on their own initiative, whilst working well as part of a team. You will also need to be flexible and able to work under pressure.

This position will require a minimum of 3 GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English Language and Maths. You will also be required to hold a Full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle for business use. The successful candidate will also be computer literate and have experience within the same role or similar.

The successful candidates must have relevant post qualification experience and be capable of undertaking a variety of trade activities, have a good understanding of construction, building services and property health and safety.

Given the environment you will be working in, you must be able to demonstrate effective communication, strong team working, organisational, 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.

Successful candidates will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check. 

(Please See Person Specification for further details)


In return we offer you an interesting, challenging and rewarding opportunity to join a supportive Organisation. Along with 22 days annual leave plus 11/12 days bank holiday per annum, there is also a Competitive Pension Scheme, Health Care options and Life Assurance.

Vacancy Status : New
Reference No : WHG1430
Closing date: 10th April 2020
Interview date : 09 April 2020