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Posted: Tuesday, March 10th 2020

Multi-Trade Operative

Enfield Council

Multi-Trade Operative SO1 - £29,766 - £30,708 Permanent Enfield Council is bringing our repairs service back in-house and will directly deliver from April 2020. We are seeking experienced qualified professional trade staff to deliver the repair service with a commitment to proving a high quality efficient and resident focused facility. We are called Enfield Repairs Direct and offer the right person the opportunity and benefits of working for a pro-active local authority. Our staff deliver a first class, customer-focused, value for money maintenance and improvement works service ensuring that our assets meet the needs of current and future residents. The team comprises of 65 craft specialists and back office staff. The ideal candidate will be customer focused, possess excellent communication skills and be passionate about delivering an excellent service, whilst representing the Borough in a mature, robust and professional manner. You will need an NVQ Level 2 or a City and Guilds craft qualification in a recognised trade e.g. (Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrician, Bricklaying etc.) and hold a full UK driving licence. Experience of working in a social housing environment is also beneficial. We offer a 36-hour working week, 26 days holiday after 5 year’s service this increases to 31 days, excellent pension, flexible working and well- being package and the opportunity to work for a commercially focused service with a strong social conscience. Trade staff will be provided with a corporate vehicle and will be authorised to travel to and from home. Why it's great to work for Enfield Council An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS). Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas. Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months. Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods. Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family. Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work. We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more. This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form. 1. a supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. 2. your CV which includes your full work history since leaving full time education. Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format. This post will remain open until our vacancies are filled. Initially we will close the job on Friday 27th March at 23:59. Interview dates to be confirmed. Applications will be reviewed on a first come first served basis. If you are interested, we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible. If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Bob Newbigging 0208 3758 317 or Gwyn Davies 0208 1320 443 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team. Should you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Gina Mclean on 0208 0785 955 or [email protected] A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419. The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for this post. “This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”. Closing and Interview Dates Closing date: Friday 27th March at 23:59 Interview date: To be confirmed Additional Information If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Bob Newbigging 0208 3758 317 or Gwyn Davies 0208 1320 443 for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the team. Should you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Gina Mclean on 0208 0785 955 or [email protected] A textphone (minicom) is provided for those with a hearing or speech impairment on 020 8379 4419. Full details of job role can be found here: https://www.jobs.enfield.gov.uk/fe/tpl_enfield01.asp?s=4A515F4E5A565B1A&jobid=115912,8956598247&key=205567326&c=21989887764765&pagestamp=sedeezweqpezfvryet

Job type: Full Time

Location: None

Closing date: March 27, 2020

How to apply: See link at bottom of description or find role via https://new.enfield.gov.uk/services/jobs-and-careers/

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