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Roofing Labourer

Employer
L&Q
Location
Slough, reading, Ealing Harrow, Barnet, North West London, Hackney and Islington and surrounding are
Salary
£25,232 per annum
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

Job Details

L&Q is a regulated charitable housing association and one of the UK’s most successful independent social businesses. The L&Q Group houses around 250,000 people in more than 97,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East.

As a charitable organisation, our role goes beyond providing homes and housing services. We are a long-term partner in the neighbourhoods where we work. We hope to build aspiration, opportunity and confidence in our communities through our £250 million L&Q Foundation and our skills academy.

In response to the housing and affordability crisis, we will build 100,000 new homes over ten years. Of these, 60,000 homes will be built or funded by L&Q, whilst a further 40,000 will come through partnerships. Crucially, at least 50% of these new homes will be genuinely affordable, with a target of 60% in London.

Our vision is that everyone has a quality home they can afford, and we combine our social purpose with commercial drive to create homes and neighbourhoods everyone can be proud of.

Title:                             Roofing Labourer

Contract Type:            Permanent, Full Time, 40 hours per week

Location:                     North London and Berkshire

Persona:                      Mobile Working (van provided)

Salary:                         £25,232 per annum

Closing date for completed applications: 29th November 2023 at 9am

Interviews will take place on 7th December 2023

Early applications are encouraged as we reserve the right to close the advertisement and interview earlier than stated.

Role Profile.doc

L&Q are increasing their roofing team and is looking for a number of labourers to work alongside our team of experienced roofers to help with carrying out responsive repairs.

This position will cover Slough, reading, Ealing Harrow, Barnet, North West London, Hackney and Islington and surrounding area.

Our roofers will be carrying out a range of small and larger repairs to our occupied properties And we have varied housing stock. The Labourer will be paired with a roofer and will support on site, carrying out jobs, arranging materials for the job.

The Roofing Labourer will at times be up ladders and on the roof supporting the roofer and therefore will need to be comfortable with working at height. They will need to be Health and Safety aware and will be key in helping with hazard spotting, holding ladders and supporting others.

We are looking for someone with good customer service skills as they will be in regular contact with residents and suppliers.

The labourers provide a disposal and clearance service for the roofing team.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience of the roofing trade and experience working within an experienced and professional team. We offer training and development opportunities and on the job learning.

Our in-house maintenance team core hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.

To be considered for this role candidates must

  • Be able to work at height
  • Have a can do attitude
  • Good attitude to Health and Safety
  • Customer Service skills
  • Right first-time approach

If you are interested in this role and have the experience required, then apply without delay!

Our commitments

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.

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.

L&Q is a regulated charitable housing association and one of the UK’s most successful independent social businesses. The L&Q Group houses around 250,000 people in more than 97,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East.

As a charitable organisation, our role goes beyond providing homes and housing services. We are a long-term partner in the neighbourhoods where we work. We hope to build aspiration, opportunity and confidence in our communities through our £250 million L&Q Foundation and our skills academy.

In response to the housing and affordability crisis, we will build 100,000 new homes over ten years. Of these, 60,000 homes will be built or funded by L&Q, whilst a further 40,000 will come through partnerships. Crucially, at least 50% of these new homes will be genuinely affordable, with a target of 60% in London.

Our vision is that everyone has a quality home they can afford, and we combine our social purpose with commercial drive to create homes and neighbourhoods everyone can be proud of.

Company

L&Q is a regulated charitable housing association and one of the UK’s most successful independent social businesses. The L&Q Group houses around 250,000 people in more than 95,000 homes, primarily across London and the South East

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