To effectively and efficiently undertake general maintenance within Barcud housing stock and other properties, in accordance with Building Regulations in a variety of disciplines working independently or as part of a wider team. The individual will be expected to work in a variety of maintenance disciplines to a high standard.

About Us:

In 2018, the voluntary Boards of both Tai Ceredigion and Mid-Wales Housing Association announced that they had started on a journey of exploring closer collaboration between the two landlords.

By doing so, the new organisation is in a position to develop even more affordable homes and provide more significant employment and training opportunities for staff and tenants within the mid and west Wales region. The merger brings exciting new opportunities for tenants, residents, employees and local businesses.

Find out more about us here: About us – Barcud

Job Role:

The team members will vary their duties (under the direction of the Team Leader & MEDRA Manager) to cover the area of greatest demand on a day to day basis undertaking the following duties:

  • To work as part of the MEDRA Team to undertake the installation, repair and maintenance of all masonry and plastering work of all Barcud owned properties and maintain the properties to a high standard.
  • Carry out task such repair and lay new floor finishes and paths, repair chimneys and carry out external works as required.
  • Repairs and maintenance to lead work on all properties.
  • Fencing (concrete posts etc)
  • Undertaking kitchen and bathroom replacements including basic plumbing, tiling and flooring in occupied and un-occupied properties.
  • Carry our repairs to the fabric of a building, for example repairs to walls, doors, door frames, skirting boards or plaster damage to internal walls
  •  Carry out repairs including guttering, fencing, kitchen units, some ladder work, roof work and interior refurbishment as required. Be proficient at the following tasks: hang doors, door hardware, set windows, layout for stairs and common rafters, tiling, utilise appropriate maths skills.
  • Decorating
  • Maintain plumbing and drainage systems, for example basic repairs to WC systems, leaking taps and unblocking drains
  • General clearing work
  • Repair vinyl floor tiles.
  • Lay Floor screed and Self level.
  • Maintenance of both above and below ground drainage systems on all properties.
  • Use a various selection of electrical / motorised power tools
  • Ensure that all works and materials are provided in accordance with Barcud procurement strategy.
  • Be available and respond promptly to emergency call outs on a rota basis as and when required by the organisation
  • Liaise with tenants to undertake work in their homes in a timely, polite and professional manner.
  • Drive a vehicle as required according to the Highway Code and Barcud rules and regulations.
  • Ensure the vehicle is stocked correctly in order to carry out tasks and is kept clean and checked regularly.
  • Ensure that vehicle housekeeping is undertaken regularly and that all vehicle stock is stored appropriately and safely within the vehicle.
  • Use the appropriate technology as instructed by Management; undertake general paperwork and job card system, which requires input by the post holder.
  • In addition to the primary trade, the operative will also be expected to be able to demonstrate competencies in other complimentary trade disciplines. The Operative will be expected to use these complimentary skills on a regular basis, as and when directed, for the benefit of the organisation. Other multi-trades could include: Masonry, plastering, painting and decorating, roofing, specialist flooring, tiling, basic plumbing. This list is not an exhaustive list and is subject to change in line with business requirement.
  • Participate in any training required for completion of duties.

Download the Job Description and Person Specification here

Additional Information:

Responsible to: Team Leader

Department: Commercial Services – Medra

Location: Ceredigion


Hours and Contract Type: 37 Hours, Full Time, Permanent

To Apply:

Closing Date: 14 June 2024
We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications

Interview Date: 25 June 2024

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