Metropolitan Housing Trust
Lambeth, London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lambeth, London
Full time -37.5 Hrs a week
£18,000 - £19,000

Metropolitan are a team of more than 1,300 colleagues working to provide affordable housing, care and support and community regeneration services.

About the job:
To work flexibly and undertake maintenance and installation tasks across 13 sheltered services, including:

Main accountabilities:
-Security Checks & fitting of security equipment
-Fitting of grab rails & additional stair rails
-Undertaking minor works (including carpentry, plastering, plumbing, electrical and decorating tasks)
-Accurately record works completed on job sheet along with time allocated for works
-Undertake regular inventory checks on tools and stock items.
-Maintain accurate records of materials purchased through trade card and fully record and receipt money received from clients.
-Carrying out Home Fire Safety Checks & installation of smoke detectors

About you:
-Skills based experience and training, normally obtained over a period including practical experience of jobbing and repair works following a full craft apprenticeship
-An outcomes focused individual driven by making a change
-Able to buddy and work closely with colleagues but also work independently when required
-Be aware of customers` well-being and safety
-Work to improve service effectiveness and deliver a positive customer experience
-Aware and adaptable to changing surroundings
-Experience of working within a trade such as carpentry, plastering and decorating, labourer, electrics, plumbing or any other related trade
-Excellent customer service and service delivery skills
-A full UK driving licence (car not required)
-A desire to want to work within repairs, maintenance or property management

What Metropolitan can offer you:
Metropolitan offers an excellent and unique Benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual. We offer employees the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Childcare Vouchers, Health and Wellbeing Programme, Employee Assistance and discounts with multiple retailers and many more. We also offer an impressive Pension Scheme and 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days! Along with all this we are about to launch our Metro Academy which will ensure that your career is developed for years to come!