Company: Weaver Vale Housing Trust
Job Type: Permanent
Hours of Work: 40
Location: Gadbrook, Northwich
Closing Date: May 16, 2022
Salary: £27,031-£29,122 per annum, dependent on Qualifications and experience
Location: Gadbrook, Northwich
Interview Date: May 23, 2022

1 x Joiner Trade Plus Operative (Permanent)
Salary £27,031-£29,122 per annum, dependent on Qualifications and experience
40 hours per week
Working across various locations within Cheshire
You must have a current and valid UK driving license for this role.

The Trust provides homes and services across Cheshire and is a Times Top 100 company to work for, has been voted the No1 Housing Association in the UK to work for, and has achieved a 3-star rating in Best Companies. We have over 6000 properties, which are maintained using our in-house trade teams. We are seeking an experienced tradesperson with a core skill of Joinery. The successful candidate will work full time and on a permanent basis to work across our Property Services team.

As a Trade Operative at the Trust, you will carry out a range of responsive repairs, planned, cyclical, and void works. It would be an advantage to be competence in all aspects of building maintenance with a recognised qualification in Joinery or Plumbing. You will be expected to work safely, follow guidelines, assess risk, and ensure the safety of yourself, our customers, and your colleagues.

This exciting role will be working in our domestic and commercial properties, transforming homes and services to improve the quality of life for our customers. It is essential that the successful candidates work within the values of the Trust and have the ability to communicate effectively with both customers and colleagues. The successful candidate should be comfortable working as part of a team, be flexible to the demands of the role but have the confidence to manage their own time and using their own initiative. The role requires the successful applicant to have a current and valid UK driving licence.

The working week is 40 hours, and these hours will be worked between the hours of 8.30am and 5.00pm. In addition, you will be required to participate on the out of hours callout rota, an additional out of hours payment of £240 a week will be paid for the weeks you are on call out.

In addition to an excellent salary, we offer a great working environment, a defined benefit pension scheme, 25 – 31 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays. Childcare subsidy, annual Personal Development and Well Being payment. Free eye tests, flu vaccinations, and discounted gym membership.

Please be advised this role requires a Basic Disclosure Barring Service Check.

Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 16th May 2022
(Please be aware that applications received after this time will not be considered)

Assessment/Interview date: W/C 23rd May 2022

Please visit our website at to access the job information pack & submit your CV with a covering letter (max. 2 pages) demonstrating how you meet the minimum criteria in relation to the person specification and send to [email protected]

Those applicants that consider themselves to have a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview. Please confirm within your application if you consider yourself to have a disability.

In line with the Trust’s Disclosure & Barring Policy, please confirm if you have any current convictions under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive for certain roles, on occasion, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we have received applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

The recruitment manager will review your skills and experience to determine if there is a match with the position for which you applied. If there is, we will contact you by phone or email to schedule an interview or assessment. If your background does not match our current needs, you will not be contacted.

Please note due to the high volume of applications we are unable to respond to all unsuccessful applicants.

We appreciate your interest in Weaver Vale Housing Trust and the time you invested applying with us.

The Trust invites applications from all members of the community, irrespective of age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, race, religion or disability.

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