Maintenance Operative

Job Reference: 76934
Posted: Thursday 4th July 2024
Closing Date: Wednesday 24th July 2024
Up to £29,000 depending on qualifications and experience
Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham

Join our team of friendly Maintenance Operatives working mostly in the North East.

25 Days annual leave per annum plus Bank Holidays and bonus day for Birthday.

Operative must contribute to the On Call Rota – additional payments are made for on call, including generous flat rate payment and enhanced payments when called out.

Applicants should have a core trade in either carpentry or plumbing achieved by either a formal qualification or by experience.

Applicants should be pleasant, reliable, flexible and hardworking individuals that take pride in their work and will be respectful of our tenants and their homes.

Operatives will provide a high quality maintenance service at multiple sites throughout our portfolio.

This is a full time position however part time (a minimum of 30 hours a week plus on call) may be available.

It is essential that all applicants are able to participate in the Out of Hours Rota.

Full driving license essential. A work vehicle will be made available for work purposes only.

The Mobile Maintenance Team report to innovation Court, Stockton at 8.30 AM for a Maintenance Meeting every Monday morning and attend other meetings at this site.

Applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

Our rewards and benefits:

  • Full uniform and PPE provided.
  • We provide all tools and power tools for the job.
  • Generous pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bonus birthday day.
  • Death in Service Benefit (2 x salary)
  • Family friendly policies.
  • Health and wellbeing programmes.
  • Employee assistance programmes.
  • Learning and development opportunities, including support with professional qualifications.
  • Regular supervision.

Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.

We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.

We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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