Charity  2023-07-06 10:19:02


£36236/annum Competitive


General Operative – Responsive Repairs 

Looking for a rewarding trade career as a General Operative? Use your skills to help Fairhive repair, maintain and improve affordable housing in Buckinghamshire.

Fairhive is a non-profit affordable housing provider with ambition. We already provide affordable housing to more than 20,000 people in our community but we want to do more. That’s why we are striving to provide 1,000 additional homes by 2025.

Our trades team play a vital role in the provision of our services from repairing and maintaining existing housing stock to managing environmental improvements to provide more families in our community with a home.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced general operative to join our team and to help us achieve our social mission.

On the Job you will:

Carry out day to day repairs in occupied properties

Carry out inspections

Be able to carry out multi-trade tasks

Work closely with a team of planners

Participate in an out of hours rota

About You

We’re looking for someone who understands how important it is to have a safe place we can call home and who is motivated to support the local community.

For this role you will need:

Experience in social housing maintenance

Carry out multi-trade tasks to a good standard

Hold a valid drivers licence

You will ideally have skills and attributes that include:

good communication skills,

the ability to work as a part of a multi-disciplined team,

good time management skills

practical problem solving skills

If you’re conscientious, compassionate and want to learn more about a career in our Trades team, we’d love to hear from you!

Benefits include

28 days holiday plus Bank Holidays (pro rata for part time)

Discretionary performance related payment

Contributory pension scheme

Flexible working

Health Cash Plan

Workplace Options Employee Assistance Programme

Employee discount scheme

E&D Commitment

Our Vision and Values express our commitment to becoming a leader in our field, providing quality affordable homes and investing in Aylesbury and our surrounding areas’ diverse communities. As part of our continued commitment to our workforce accurately reflecting the community we represent, we welcome applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds, and applicants who have status as an individual with a physical or mental disability, as part of our ongoing commitment to Equality and Diversity. We are a Disability Confident Leader.

Closing date: 3rd August 2023 at 1pm
Interview date: TBC 

All applications for this role will be reviewed on a continuous basis. As such, should a suitable candidate apply before the closing date, interviews and offers may take place before this date


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