We are Places Management, part of Places for People; we are placemakers; our work impacts on the lives of people across the UK – providing homes to live in, communities to retire to, spaces to stay active, supported homes for independent living, and student accommodation. Our places work when they work for everyone.
How do we do all this? By surrounding ourselves with passionate people, can-do people and get things done people. Our people live and breathe our SPIRIT values; we are the place for spirited people.
So, we want you to join us and the 12,000 other colleagues on our journey; colleagues who have helped us create places, manage 195,000 homes and create £4 billion of assets and teach 75,000 children to swim each week.
More about your role
As a Joiner with Places for People you will be expected to carry out joinery/carpentry to a high standard. You will be carrying out all 1st, 2nd and final fixes ensuring that all work carried out meets statutory requirements, customer expectations and group procedures.
You will work independently and you will monitor your schedule of work via the tablet that we supply.
You will be responsible for your own Health and Safety and of those around you. You will be carrying out responsive and void repair works, as well as joinery you will be required to have basic skills in plumbing, plastering, tiling and any other associated trade skills.
You will be part of a call out rota and will have the opportunity to earn over time.
For more information please download our job profile available on our website
More about you
As one of our Joiners you will hold an NVQ level 2 (or equivalent) in joinery/carpentry coupled with a strong working knowledge of either plumbing, plastering, tiling or brick work. If you had experience of fire door conversion and/or working with fire proof materials that would be highly advantageous.
You will be able to demonstrate, at interview, excellent knowledge of best practice health and safety in the work place, your positive approach and commitment to delivering an effective customer service experience as well as an ability to create successful and respectful relationships with customers, colleagues and other departments.
Ideally you will possess previous experience working a social or domestic housing environment.
Due to the travel required in this role, candidates must possess a current UK driving licence. This role is working Monday - Friday but you will be on call and will be required to cover weekends as required as part of your contract.
Our ambition gives you all the challenge you could wish for and that's why we can offer you tangible and exciting career progression in a diverse and pioneering business.
In our contented working environment, people can flourish, thrive, better themselves and work in fantastic communities with inspirational colleagues and customers.
But, we know that there's always more we can do to make you smile, that's why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to help colleagues save money or make their lives a little bit easier; from pensions, to life assurance, to training – to a wealth of extra perks including interest-free loans for colleagues, discounts and offers on thousands of retailers, restaurants and leisure outlets and much more.
If you're happy, we're happy.