Plumber - Extended Skills

26572.00 - 26572.00 GBP Annual + GBP26572/annum
23 Oct 2020
20 Nov 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
About Us

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that "everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well"; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.

This role

We are looking for an experienced multi skilled Plumber to undertake plumbing and repairs and maintenance work, to provide high quality, 'right first time', cost effective building services to the business and its customers.

You will:

* Identify and undertake Plumbing and associated work

* Carry out extended skill activity (trade work not attached to your core skill) as required and within competency

* Liaise with other employees as necessary in order to complete specified works

* Ensure levels of productivity and work within the required timescales / categories or to targets

* Receive, plan and complete job orders on time and to quality

* Notify team leader of any associated access issues

* Ensure that all relevant documentation is processed and systems are completed in a timely manner

* Conduct work in accordance with current legislation, British Standards, Codes of Practice, safe systems of work and recognised industrial standards for such work, minimizing damage to the fabric of the property

* Embrace the use of information systems and information technology

* Undertake essential reinstatement work as necessary in order to ensure premises are left in a safe secure and weather tight condition.

What you'll need to succeed

Essential Criteria:


Qualification at NVQ 2 or equivalent


Asbestos Awareness certificate


Ability to undertake associated trade tasks


Full clean driving licence

Desirable Criteria:


Abrasive Wheel Training


PASMA Qualification


Ability to read Construction Drawings

* Experience of working within a Social Housing environment

What you need to do now

If you are interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if its the ideal job for you, click apply now to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

Interview date: TBD

What you'll get in return

You'll be working in a fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing your skills. We offer excellent benefits, including:

* 28 days annual leave plus public holidays and an additional Belief Day, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days leave

* Healthcare cashplan

* Matched contribution pension scheme (up to 9%)

* Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave

* Salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans

* Life assurance scheme

* Paid volunteer days

* Plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names

Our promise

All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.

We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete a standard background check with the Disclosure and Barring service, once an offer of employment is made

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