General Operative

Job Description

Hourly rate: £11.55

General Operative


Full Time Permanent

Salary up to £11.55 per hour, plus, company van & fuel card

We provide the repairs and maintenance service in approx. 4,500 Dover District Council properties, Services provided: Responsive repairs, Voids, Disabled adaptations, External and major work and Kitchens and bathroom refurbishments.

About the Role:

As a General Operative you will be working alongside Dover Distric Council providing a stable and profitable contract, delivering excellent service and support through our local teams, who understand the importance of working together for the local community.

A General Operative with our Dover branch. You will be out supporting residents with repairs and maintenance across our portfolio of properties, working from job' to job', on our day-to-day repairs contract. Part of a local team undertaking high standard General repairs and refurbishment activities to Housing properties, delivering best in class customer service, and satisfying all safety, quality and cost control standards.

Role Criteria:

  • UK Full Driving licence
  • Knowledge with social housing
  • Previous experience in roofing, Carpentry  and damp and mold.
  • Any previous experience in maintenance.
  • Good  communication skills.

All our roles require candidates to have the entitlement to work within the UK, Mears does not currently offer visa sponsorship.

Benefits we can offer you

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Annual Mears Fun Day - Our annual Fun Day is organised as a massive thank you from the Executive team for all the hard work!
  • Volunteering Leave - Mears supports employees to undertake paid volunteering in the community, in support of our social value commitment.
  • Staff perks with Mears Rewards - discounts of up to 10% weekly groceries, holidays, eye test vouchers, Share save scheme, plus much more
  • Family friendly policies
  • Company Van, Fuel Card and Uniform.

To apply, follow the link below or to discuss your application further please Francesca Park Davies on f.park-davies

Mears Group is a Disability Confident employer and recognises our people as our greatest asset, we hire individuality, recognising and valuing everyone is individual and ensuring equal access to opportunities for all regardless of social economic background or individual make up.

Candidates should be aware that all our roles are subject to relevant DBS/Security checks either before or upon commencement of employment.