Operatives
SYS-35

Salary Dependent on Skills
Contract type Permanent
Hours Full-time
Job Advert Description

We are currently actively recruiting for primary trade and multi skilled operatives working across the following regions; north, east, south and west London.

This is an exciting opportunity to join us as we establish our internal maintenance subsidiary, One Direct. Our operatives are at the very heart of our business and provide a best in class offering to our customers. If you are focused on excellence and constantly recognised for providing excellent customer service then we want to hear from you

About us 

One Direct is One Housing’s internal maintenance subsidiary, set up to repair and maintain its properties. The service was launched in mid 2014 and will take a phased approach to bringing all the repairs and maintenance services in-house over the following 12 months.

One Housing helps people to ‘live better’ by providing high quality homes and care. We manage over 15,000 homes across 27 London boroughs and surrounding counties and care for over 11,500 people to help them live independently.

We’re a ‘not-for-profit’ that loves to make a profit. We build and sell new homes on the open market or rent them out commercially to raise money for more affordable homes and for services for our customers. In the last three years we have delivered more than 1,500 new affordable homes and we plan to build a further 3,600 by 2019 to help meet the housing shortage. We offer a wide range of housing options including homes for affordable rent, shared ownership, private rent and private sale.

We work hard to make a positive difference to our residents’ lives by promoting aspiration, independence and well-being through a range of training and support services. 

To join us you will need

  • Necessary qualifications for specific trade and/or time served trade specific experience
  • Basic tools to complete the job to a high standard
  • Full driving licence, no bans or convictions

In return 

We’ll provide you with the support you will need to successfully complete the job, which includes:

  • Van, fuel and uniform
  • Paid parking and congestion charge
  • Mobile technology (PDA)
  • Personal protective equipment

In addition we offer:

  • Competitive salaries
  • 33 days paid holiday allowance (including bank holidays)
  • Opportunity for overtime
  • Opportunity for learning and development
  • Great employee discounts online and at shops, restaurants and gyms
  • Great pension scheme including life assurance
  • Employee assistance programme

Please note successful candidates will be contacted at shortlisting stage in due course.