Tuesday 27th February 2024

2835 Property Maintenance Worker - Karbon Homes


Come and join our team 54North Homes owns and manages over 3,000 homes throughout Yorkshire. The housing association was formed in December 2022, through a merger between Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association and York Housing Association and is a subsidiary of the Karbon Homes Group.

Property Maintenance Worker – Permanent position (full time)

Karbon Homes

 

The main purpose of the role will be:

  • Carrying out property maintenance within a domestic environment
  • Liaising with Tenants within the properties to ensure that work is carried out to standard
  • Traveling to multiple sites, as this will be a mobile vacancy in a company vehicle

 

We are looking to appoint a competent candidate with a multi trades background. Experience of property maintenance and the ability to work across several trades’ disciplines to a reasonable standard is essential. You will be responsible for undertaking minor repairs (e.g., lock changes, installing fence posts/panels, fitting tap washers) within our tenanted and empty properties/gardens. You’ll need some experience of property maintenance to join our Property Maintenance Team.

The role requires the postholder to be multi skilled, work with minimal direct supervision and liaise with a range of internal and external contacts including suppliers and contractors. We’ll also want to see a customer focused, caring nature and a genuine interest in our tenants. As well as that, you should be reliable and ready to turn your hand to a range of tasks all focused on keeping our homes maintained to the highest standards.

The role will be provided with a company vehicle and there will be travel across Yorkshire.

Come and join our team!!

54North Homes owns and manages over 3,000 homes throughout Yorkshire. The housing association was formed in December 2022, through a merger between Leeds & Yorkshire Housing Association and York Housing Association and is a subsidiary of the Karbon Homes Group.

Our joining of forces with Karbon Homes affords us the opportunity for further development., ensuring we continue to make a positive contribution to the communities in which we work. At 54North, we believe in providing high quality, affordable homes that are safe, warm and secure and in supporting our customers to live well in their communities.

We put customers at the heart of everything that we do and strive to provide an excellent level of service. This extends beyond the bricks and mortar of our homes to empowering our customers and working in partnership to offer a range of other services, from training to financial support.

In addition to investing in our existing properties, we have an ambitious development programme and will provide 250 new sustainable homes throughout Yorkshire in the next three years to help address the shortage of good-quality affordable housing in the region.

 

Key Information:

It’s important to us that you feel fairly rewarded for the work you do.

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that supports the wellbeing of our people.

  • Property Maintenance Worker
  • Permanent role
  • Salary is £24,876.09 per annum plus a Business Van
  • Location: We have Hubs in Leeds (LS6 2TN) and York (YO32 9LG) where you will be required to attend
  • Regular travel will be required to reach our properties
  • 37 Hours per week with some homeworking available/flexible working, we would consider applications for candidates wishing to work part time/job share
  • Generous benefits package including 26 days annual leave on commencement rising to 31 days after 3 years’ service, occupational pension, health cash plan, and birthday leave, with the option of a flexible pot towards enhanced benefits.

 

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply through the Karbon Homes website – https://www.karbonhomes.co.uk/careers/

 

Important dates:

Closing Date - 12 March 2024

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. Therefore, please apply early to ensure you are considered for the post.

Interview date - Week Commencing 18 March 2024 - round 1 will be a half hour teams chat, round 2 would be a face to face interview

 

For further details please refer to the Role Description at the foot of this advert. To give yourself the best chance of being shortlisted, you need to provide full details and examples in the Supporting Statement based on the criteria in the person specification. Please note the successful applicant will be subject to a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

For further information about the role please contact Matthew Lee on 07736942666.

We are committed to equality and diversity and are an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds. Any candidate with a disability who meets the essential criteria for the post will be guaranteed an interview.

 

Neurodiversity Support Recruitment:

We believe that everyone has unique strengths and skills to contribute to our workplace. We strive to create an environment that is inclusive and accessible for all. As neurodiversity is broad and unique to candidates, we are rethinking the selection process and removing barriers to allow candidates to fully showcase their true abilities and potential.

 

Reasonable adjustments we can consider:

  • Questions in advance of the interview
  • Specific and concrete questions rather than hypothetical questions
  • Adjustments to the physical working environment e.g., tests and interviews to take place in a venue with low sensory stimulus
  • Accepting video/recorded CVs where requested
  • Recording videos that describe the role and responsibilities - use of visual aids/process maps for hierarchies and processes.
  • Extra time for tests/assessments
  • Mentors and/or buddies during induction

 

Further advice If you need further advice or assistance to apply for the role, please contact Human Resources by email at: [email protected]

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  • Location Leeds or York
  • Salary £24876.09
  • Close Date 12/03/2024
  • Contact Name Recruitment
  • Contact Details [email protected]
  • Job Type Permanent

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