Multi Skilled Carpenter West - Flexible Working Available

Recruiter
L&Q
Location
Slough, Berkshire
Salary
Starting from £15.55 per hour
Posted
24 Sep 2020
Closes
06 Oct 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Starting from £15.55 per hour (GBP 32,357pa rising to GBP 33,327pa following successful completion of 6 months' probation) plus benefits
There is an opportunity for overtime and being placed on the call out rota.

Closing date for completed applications 6th October 2020 at 11pm.

We offer up to £500 to our employees for recommending an operative if they are appointed.

L&Q are looking for a number of Customer Focused, high performing Carpenters with additional skills to be part of their in-house Maintenance Team. We have openings within our West Neighbourhood covering Uxbridge, Hounslow, Slough and Twickenham postcodes. The focus will be on high quality work, outstanding customer service and a right first time attitude. 

In addition to carpentry skill sets the role will be dealing with all aspects of internal/ external repairs including kitchen and bathroom re-fits/refurbishments, repairing UPVC doors and windows, vinyl flooring, glazing repairs/replacements, lock smith, patch plastering, decorating, minor plumbing repairs.

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).

The Person

  • Working knowledge of a building and/or housing environment
  • Able to deliver excellent customer service (essential)
  • Relevant City and Guilds/NVQ qualifications (or qualified by experience)
  • Able to use a PDA and Smartphone
  • Full driving licence (essential)
  • Must have own hand tools (larger tools and specialist equipment will be arranged if needed)

PLEASE NOTE: Shortlisted candidates are required to complete an assessment

 

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.

COVID 19: 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 Secure 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, Benenden Healthcare, 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

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