Multi Skilled Operative (Carpentry bias) MEAR50271

Caerphilly (Caerffili)
15 Jun 2017
14 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Multi Skilled Operative (Carpentry bias) MEAR50271



Celtic Horizons delivers estate services for United Welsh; including gas servicing, grounds maintenance, cleaning, repairs and maintenance. Celtic Horizons was the first wholly owned subsidiary of its kind formed by United Welsh who have entered into a partnership with Mears Group. Celtic Horizons care for over 5000 properties spanning over 11 local authority areas in South Wales.

Excellent opportunities have now arisen for 2 experienced carpentry qualified Multi Skilled Operatives to join us in Caerphilly.

Reporting to the Planned Works Supervisor, you will be required to work on kitchens, bathrooms, physical adaptations (shower/ wet rooms), fencing, windows, doors and other project works.

Within this role, you will liaise with the Celtic Horizons Team enabling a response to all jobs within the given time periods as laid down in the contract during both day to day, planned, refurbishment, voids properties and the out of hours service. You will be responsible for ensuring that all work has been carried out both effectively and efficiently.

In order to be successful in this role, it is essential that you possess a core trade qualification in Carpentry; NVQ Level 3 or City & Guilds Craft or City and Guilds Advanced Craft (NVQ level 2 may be considered at a lower rate, as training can be given to the successful operative if required). In addition, substantial post qualification experience will also be required.

Although not essential, experience of working for social housing providers would be beneficial.

Candidates for this role must hold a full UK driving licence


Please refer to the full job description upon applying


A van and mobile device will be provided for business use as standard.

Once you join the family, you'll have online access to a range of voluntary and flexible benefits, including...

  • Training and development
  • Mears Advantage - Allowing you to save money on everything from weekly groceries, to your annual family holiday
  • Mears Assist - A confidential hotline open to all colleagues, providing support on a wide range of personal and work-related issues.
  • Long service and additional holiday leave - Colleagues who stay for a period of time at Mears are rewarded for their service.
  • Share Save and you Earn scheme - Buy shares within the business for three years, at a reduced price. Share in our success!
  • Seeing first-hand the impact you have on the lives of the people you support


Mears Group PLC and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunities Employers


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