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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
05/10/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/10/2021 23:59
Salary:
SCP 17 - SCP 20 £24491 - £25991 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Housing
Vacancy ID:
214324
Employment Location:
Gateshead
Number of posts:
1

Job details 

Closing date:
17 Oct


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This job is closed for applications.

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Plumber – Repairs and Maintenance

An opportunity has become available within Gateshead Construction Services directorate, Repairs and Maintenance department for the role of a Plumber.

The Repairs and Maintenance service is responsible for the delivery of emergency and routine repairs to domestic dwellings, as well as the renovation of void properties and aids and adaptations.

The role of the Plumber will undertake plumbing work covering repairs and refurbishment to a range of housing and other Council properties. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and on your own initiative providing a repair and maintenance service to residential properties and other local authority establishments across the borough of Gateshead.

To be successful in the role it is essential that you can demonstrate strong customer service skills, are extremely solution focused and have a commitment to continued service improvements.

You must have the ability to undertake a comprehensive range of plumbing activities and a good working knowledge of Health and Safety (Regulations and Codes of Practice for the Working Environment) to ensure that you and others are working within a safe environment.

As a minimum you will have achieved NVQ level 2, or a City and Guilds Craft Certificate in Plumbing or equivalent and be able to demonstrate working knowledge and experience of operating within the construction industry, in particular within a repairs and maintenance environment. In additional 5 GCSE A-C (4-9) or equivalent (including Math’s and English) is also required.

Flexibility and willingness to carry out plumbing activities when required across other areas of the business is essential as is the need to hold a current (full) driving license in order to drive Company vehicles or have the ability to meet the travel requirements of the post. You will be able to demonstrate evidence of continual professional development and will have a willingness to undertake any additional corporate or trade training as required.

The role will be 37 hours per week Monday to Friday on a permanent basis and the starting salary will be negotiable depending on experience.

For an informal discussion about the role please email Paultiplady@gateshead.gov.uk Project Manager, or call 0191 433 7782.

You should consider the job profile when applying, giving examples of how you meet the criteria.

Online applications only at www.gateshead.gov.uk

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