Maintenance Operative

Job Reference: 76580
Posted: Monday 26th February 2024
Closing Date: Tuesday 12th March 2024
£11.50 per hour
Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham

We can only accept fully completed applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK, we do not accept CV’s as a form of application – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme

Creative Support are looking to employ a Maintenance Operative to work as part of our Mobile Maintenance Team attending to general maintenance jobs at Creative Support properties. Duties will include basic plumbing, general carpentry, seasonal gardening and decorating. Applicants should be competent tradespeople who can demonstrate a positive “can do” attitude and who have experience in completing repair and maintenance jobs to a high standard.

Most properties visited by the team are located in the North East of England but, they may be required to attend jobs outside of this area.

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

It is essential that all applicants are able to participate in the On Call rota (covering evenings, weekends and bank holidays on a roster basis)

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

Applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check

Note:  that additional payments are made for On-Call, including generous flat rate payment and enhanced payments when called out.

If you would like to discuss the role please call Fiona Cooney – Maintenance Supervisor/Line Manager on 01642 661890.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period.
  • 20 days annual leave and eight Bank Holidays, additional annual leave for Birthday after qualifying period
  • Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
  • Free employee support programme
  • All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams

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.

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.

Application Instructions:

In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.

You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to 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.

If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.

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

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