Gas Operative



Organisation
Fairhive Homes Ltd
Reference
VAC-61220
Sector
Housing & Homelessness, Trades & Services
Location
Aylesbury
Salary Details
£39,462 Per Annum
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours per Week
Full Time
Closing Date
16/08/2022
Looking for a rewarding trade career as a Gas Operative? Use your skills to help Fairhive Homes repair, maintain and improve affordable housing in Buckinghamshire.

Job Description

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.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Gas Operative to join our team.

On the job you will:

  • Provide a responsive and professional gas trade service to residents in their homes ensuring internal and external work sites are adequately protected, respecting resident privacy and property at all times.
  • Carry out annual Landlord Safety Inspections ensuring all documentation is completed complying with Core Gas Procedures and Gas Safety regulations.
  • Service, install and repair all types of domestic gas heating equipment, operate and manage gas work tasks and diagnose and rectify faults on all types of domestic gas heating systems and controls in order to deliver a ‘right first time’ service to residents.

About You

We’re looking for someone who understands how to connect with people and is great at working with the team.

You will provide a responsive and professional gas trade service to residents in their homes ensuring internal and external work sites are adequately protected, respecting resident privacy and property at all times.

If you’re open minded, confident, compassionate and want to learn more about Fairhive and the Gas Team then we’d love to hear from you!

You will ideally have skills and attributes that include:

  • Post qualification experience both in occupied and unoccupied properties.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, work to deadlines, prioritise workloads and demonstrate a good awareness of health and safety
  • Effective communication skills at all levels and good level of IT skills

The minimum qualifications required are :

  • Hold City & Guilds Part III /NVQ level 3 in Mechanical /plumbing Installation or other equivalent qualification.
  • Hold Domestic - ACS CCN1, ACS CEN1, ACS HTR1, ACS WAT1, ACS CKR1, ACS CPA1, CENWAT.
  • Be Gas Safe registered.
  • A current and full driving licence

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 Vale’s diverse communities. As part of our continued commitment to our workforce accurately reflecting the community we represent, we welcome applicants from BAME 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 Employer.

Closing date: 31st August 2022

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.

Company Description

Fairhive is a non-profit affordable housing provider with ambition. We already provide affordable housing to more than 20,000 people in our community and are striving to do more. We are a dynamic organisation seeking to provide over 1000 new homes by 2025 while also increasing flexibility with the way we work and reducing our environmental impact and improving our sustainability.