Cadwyn is a community housing association based in Cardiff. We are a diverse business with experience in social housing management and development, social lettings, market lets and sales, commercial regeneration and an amazing recycling project.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Multi-Skilled Operative to join our Property & Maintenance team.
The department manages all maintenance related services for Cadwyn properties and we provide a reactive and planned maintenance service for over 1400 properties.
As a Multi-Skilled Operative you will be responsible for undertaking general maintenance and improvements to our tenanted and void properties, as part of a first class maintenance team which delivers a high quality, right first time repairs service to maintain homes to the highest standards.
At Cadwyn the majority of our staff work in an agile way, working mostly at home (if appropriate to the role) with the ability to hot desk at one of our three sites across Cardiff or to work from any other suitable/convenient location. Please note this role will be site based.
What we offer:
The chance to work for an organisation with strong values: Kindness, Honesty, Fairness and RespectA great permanent opportunity, with a 40 hour working week
25 days holiday per year (increasing to 30) plus bank holidays Ongoing training and development at a pace to suit youAccess to a great Pension SchemeHealth cash planHealth and wellbeing supportAn annual flexible cash benefitA cycle to work scheme
What we need:
Someone with strong customer service skills and a desire to go the extra mile for every customer on every occasion.The ability to remain calm under pressure, stay focused and pay attention to detail.The necessary skills to diagnose repairs, work quickly and effectively to ensure targets are achieved 1st time. Experience of reactive/planned maintenance, in particular bricklaying, rendering, plastering and concrete repairsExperience of on-site Health and Safety, reading and understanding Risk AssessmentsExcellent organisational skillsThe ability to prioritise an ever changing workloadThe ability to communicate across all levels
No candidate will meet every single desired criteria. If your experience and skills look a little different from what we’ve identified in the job description and person specification below and you think you can bring value to this role to help us make a difference, we’d love to hear from you.
Other useful information:
Please click link to download the job description – Multi-Skilled Operative JD.docxPlease click here to download the person specification – Multi Skilled Operative person spec.docxPlease click link to download information on how to complete your application – Guidance notes for completing an application.docxPlease click link to download Cadwyn’s values – cadwyn values square.pdfClosing date: 5.00pm 4th September 2023Shortlisting: w/c 4th September 2023Interviews: w/e 11th September 2023Other: A basic DBS check will be required for this post
Want to find out more? Please get in touch with David Pettitt via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call on 07932 681959.
To apply: You will be required to submit your CV and a supporting statement (outlining how you meet the requirements in the person specification).
Please note that once you begin your application you will not be able to save your progress and return to this at a later date. We therefore recommend you have your CV and supporting statement prepared prior to starting the process as you will be required to attach these. You will also be asked for your personal details and equality information as part of the application process.
If you have any questions please contact the HR Team via email@example.com, we’re delighted that you’re interested in joining Cadwyn and wish you the very best of luck with your application.
Cadwyn is committed to the Principles of Equal Opportunities, Tenant Participation, Professionalism, Openness and Accessibility and welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, colour, disability, ethnic or national origins, marital or parental status, nationality, political belief, race, religion or sexual orientation.
All Black, Asian and ethnically diverse applicants, LGBTQ+ applicants, candidates with disabilities and tenants who meet the minimum requirements of the job as set out in the Job Description and Person Specification will be guaranteed an interview.