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Multi-Skill Trades Carpenter (Leicester/ Market Harborough) - job post

Platform Housing Group
3.2 out of 5
Leicester LE8
Up to £34,736 a year - Full-time
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  • Up to £34,736 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • Monday to Friday


Leicester LE8

Full job description

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Are you a Multi Skill Trades Carpenter based in the Leicester and Market Harborough area?

Platform Property Care needs experienced Multi Skill Trades Operative/ Carpenters to join our Voids team and help us maintain and improve our homes in Leicester and Market Harborough.

You will be a Multi Skill Trades Carpenter and carpentry will be your focus, but experience in other trades is an advantage.

The role is varied. No two days will be the same and you will meet a wide range of customers along the way. It's a tough task and our expectations are high. In return, you’ll have the support of a great team.

We want somebody who can:

A team player, you’ll be hard working and keen to learn with a can-do attitude. You’ll be working in people’s homes, so you’ll need to be friendly and approachable with good communication and customer service skills. You’ll also need to be organised and recognise the importance of delivering work right first time.

We want someone who has:

  • NVQ L2 Carpentry
  • Experience of working as a Carpenter in the building trade either as a Carpenter or as a multi-skilled Carpenter
  • Experience of working for a Social Landlord, housing association or council
  • Associated trade skills of basic plumbing, plaster patching, decorating and wall tiling would also be desirable
  • Experience of delivering multi-trade work
  • Good organisational skills
  • Experience of keeping jobs on track
  • The drive to ensure works are completed quickly and efficiently
  • Good IT Skills. Experienced using a PDA. Experience of using Microsoft and Outlook email.
  • Full driving licence
  • As you will be working within Customer’s homes this role requires a DBS check.

There is also the opportunity to earn additional from being on the out of hours rota as required.

This role is for a team based covering Leicester and Market Harborough and the surrounding area so you will need to live in this area.

Part of Platform Housing Group, Platform Property Care is a well-established property maintenance business. Working with us is more than just a job. We value the contribution that our colleagues make to our business; our vision is clear – we are growing fast, and we aim to achieve our plan through an engaged and highly skilled team.

If this sounds like the place for you then we’d love to hear from you! To find out more about this role please contact Glyn Bennett, Service Manager, at for a chat.

We do not require recruitment agency support at this time - all speculative CV’s will be treated as a direct application.

Join us and find your purpose at Platform!

Working with us is more than just a job, you will be joining an amazing organisation that values you and your contribution, and where you can truly make a difference and change people’s lives.

You will join the largest social housing association in the Midlands. We're much more than just houses; we build homes, strong communities, and make a real and positive difference to the lives of our customers.

We recognise the unique and individual needs of people, so if you are interested in this role but would like to explore a different way of working to the standard Monday to Friday, 9-5 approach, then please highlight this on your application or discuss it with us at the interview stage. After all, we want to attract the best people to work for us and we know that one size does not fit all.

Platform is a great place to work, we offer lots of opportunities for you to get involved, share ideas and shape what we do - from networking groups through to fun community and social events. This is an exciting time to join us, that will provide you with real exposure to the wider dynamics of a truly modern housing association that will play a major part in delivering our 5-year corporate strategy.

If we receive a high number of applications, this vacancy may expire prior to the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Platform Housing Group are committed to building a healthy, vibrant and inclusive organisation that treats people with respect and creates opportunities for all.

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