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  • Kingdom Housing Association: Electrician/ Multi-Skilled Operative

    Created: 21/06/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies


    Organisation: Kingdom Housing Association
    Role: Electrician/Multi-Skilled Operative
    Location: Glenrothes

    Reference: REQ000461

    Contract: Permanent
    Salary: £32,424 - £38,373 (qualification bar at £34,608) per annum plus additional on-call payments
    Hours: 38 per week

    Closing Date: Sunday 02 July
    Positions available: 2

    About the organisation

    Kingdom Housing Association is one of the leading providers of affordable housing in east central Scotland. It aspires to be an employer of choice and has attained gold Investors in People and platinum Investment in Young People accreditation. It is currently the highest-placed Scottish registered social landlord on the Best Companies list.

    About the Role

    Two electricians are needed to join a team of multi-skilled operatives. The role will involve carrying out a wide range of electrical work across all the organisation's properties and offices. This includes installations, the smoke and heat detector programme, EICRs and all other electrical work. In addition, there will be some minor multi-trade work such as basic joinery and plumbing.

    About You

    You should be a qualified electrician or approved electrician. You will carry out periodic inspections, repairs and alterations to housing stock and offices. Previous experience in a maintenance environment is desirable. You must also be able to demonstrate a flexible approach, as you will be required to participate in an out-of-hours emergency call rota. In addition to the on-call service, evening and weekend work will be required to meet needs of the service. You must be able to demonstrate a flexible approach and enthusiasm for your work and should be able to work well on your own and as part of a team of multi-skilled operatives.

    Whilst the depot is based in Glenrothes, you will work at any of the organisation's properties or staff bases throughout east central Scotland, Perth and the surrounding areas. A van, some tools, and testing equipment will be provided. A current and valid driving licence is essential.

    You will be required to complete a satisfactory Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland check.

    What they offer

    • an attractive salary and benefits package
    • employee discount platform
    • a contributory pension scheme with a 10% employer contribution and the option to join the salary exchange pension scheme
    • generous annual leave entitlement of 37 days (33 days plus four public holidays); you will receive an additional two days of annual leave after five years of continuous service and then another two days after ten years
    • a range of learning and development opportunities
    • access to an interest-free loan to purchase tools and equipment
    • access to a low-interest car scheme (where eligible)
    • enhanced family-friendly entitlements (maternity, adoption, paternity and shared parental leave, and sick pay entitlements of up to six months with full pay)
    • discounted gym membership
    • cycle to work scheme
    • travel and leisure benefits enabling you to spread the cost of holidays and well-being support
    • access to a 24-hour employee counselling service
    • flexible working opportunities to support work-life balance, including flexible working hours, compressed hours, and remote working.

    The application and selection process

    Apply here, attaching a copy of your CV; you will receive instant confirmation of your application.

    Further information on the format of the interview will be provided to all those invited. You will be required to provide documentation showing your right to work in the UK prior to your interview.

    Kingdom is committed to contributing towards the eradication of homelessness. As part of that, it particularly welcomes applications from people who are currently registered homeless or have been in the last 12 months. It guarantees shortlisting to any applicant who meets that criterion and the essential criteria for the vacancy. If they offer you the role and you are homeless at that point, they will also offer you a tenancy in one of its properties as part of the Naumann Initiative. If you wish your application to be considered under the scheme, please state this under Supporting information on your application form.  

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