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  • Kingdom Housing Association: Builder (Multi-Skilled Operative)

    Created: 07/07/2023
    News/Events Category: Job Vacancies

    Organisation: Kingdom Housing Association
    Role: Painter Multi Skilled Operative
    Location: Perth and Kinross

    Reference: REQ000473

    Contract: Permanent
    Salary: £28,609 - £32,424 per annum
    Hours: 38 per week

    Closing date: Sunday 23July 2023

    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 you

    You will be part of an in-house team that consists of experienced operatives across all trades. The role involves carrying out repairs and maintenance works in properties throughout East Central Scotland, Perth and the surrounding areas. This will include routine and emergency repairs and change of tenancy repairs in void properties; however, other categories of repairs and minor works will also be required across the Association's properties and offices.

    You should be an experienced builder and should also be able and willing to carry out some limited multi-trade work when required. Experience in a maintenance environment is desirable. Evening and weekend work will be required to meet the needs of the service. You must be able to demonstrate a flexible approach and enthusiasm for your work and be able to work well on your own and as part of a team of multi-skilled operatives. A van will be provided therefore a full UK 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

    Further information on the format of the interview will be provided to all those invited.

    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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