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Job description:

Multi Trade – Carpenter

Field Based – Wolverhampton/Birmingam

Salary – £29,303-£36,681 per annum – depending on skills and experience

Contract type – Permanent

Working hours – Full Time (39 hours per week)

Closing Date – On going

Interview Date – TBC

About the role

We are currently recruiting for full time Multi Trade Operatives to join our Trades team on a permanent basis across Wolverhampton and Birmingham.

As part of the role, you will be entitled to receive a company vehicle and fuel card, as well as company branded uniform, power tools and full PPE equipment. You will also receive a generous holiday package of up to 30 days leave (plus additional bank holidays) per annum depending on length on service. In addition to this, you will also receive 1 extra day`s birthday leave per annum.

You will ensure properties are repaired and maintained to a high standard and will be responsible for carrying out repairs, improvements, surveys and measurements efficiently and economically in accordance with current working practices and all related health and safety legislation and good practice.

By working in a professional, respectful and courteous manner you will deliver excellent customer service, objectives and achieve behaviour competences.

Please note that if you are successful in this role, we will require a DBS check to be completed. Further details will be sent following offer.

About you

You must be to qualified to City & Guilds or NVQ2 level in Building Maintenance, Multi Trade repair and refurbishment operations or demonstrate equivalent trade experience. Previous experience of working within the social housing sector would be beneficial.

It is essential that you hold a Full UK Driver`s License to enable you to be successful as you will be travelling to multiple locations.

You will be required to undertake a range of routine and planned domestic maintenance repairs including the following trades: Basic Plumbing, Carpentry, Joinery, Painting/Decorating, Plastering, Wall and Floor Tiling and Roofing.

It is essential that you are able to ensure the safe and proper use of all mechanical and non-mechanical plant and equipment under their direct control.

You must have the ability to plan, prioritise and manage your own workload to achieve deadlines and be able to effectively use hand-held electronic devices.

About us

GreenSquareAccord is one of the biggest social housing and care providers in England.

We believe passionately in our mission to build better lives and provide social housing and support services to 54,000 people across our four localities. We are proud to play an active role in helping people to deal with the consequences of the housing crisis by providing affordable homes for people in our communities who need them most.

We also provide care and support to some of the most vulnerable people in society. This includes support for people who are homeless, experiencing domestic violence or are part of the criminal justice system.

Our purpose

We are proud to be able to support tens of thousands of people across England by providing affordable housing and care to help people live independently.

Our focus is on building better lives. Everything we do is about people – whether that`s providing a good quality, safe home or providing care which helps someone to live an independent life.

Our colleagues live and breathe this social purpose and we need great people, with skills across a range of disciplines, to make this happen.

Working for GreenSquareAccord gives you the chance to bring your skills and expertise and make a real difference. It doesn`t matter which role you are considering applying for, your work will help thousands of people build a better life.

The GSA Way

We know that how we do things is just as important as what we do. To help us make a difference, together, we created the GSA Way.

A culture we commit to, aspire to, and live and breathe. Commitments and behaviours which together make our organisation what it is.

Our five core commitments are:

  • We believe our customer is everything
  • We are one team
  • We are supportive and caring
  • We are business-minded for social purpose
  • We are curious and ambitious.
  • You can read more about the GSA Way in our recruitment pack.


    In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

    All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.

    GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

    If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.