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  • Location: East Midlands  Ref.: VA172

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    Multi Skilled Joiner

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Multi-Skilled Joiner to work as part of our busy Responsive Maintenance Team working in the Derby, Leicester and Nottingham areas.

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of joinery work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as; Roofing, Basic Plumbing, Patch Plastering; Patch Decorating; Groundworks.

    Works orders will occasionally be planned and distributed via a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and experience in using these devises would be beneficial although training would be provided.

    An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and is an optional extra to candidates.

    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held.

    A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held.

    Predominantly the sector that the individual would be working on is Social Housing Void Works within the Midlands and therefore experience of this sector would be favourable.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

     
  • Location: West Midlands  Ref.: VA180

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    QUENCH Manager – Midlands 

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning construction and property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive.
    • Car / car allowance.
    • Mobile phone & laptop.
    • Bupa.
    • Pension.
    • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

    Summary – Health and Safety Manager/Trainer

    The role of the Health and Safety Manager is to manage the business’s compliance with its statutory health and safety obligations and ensuring industry best practice is embedded within the safe day to day delivery of Operational activity.

    With particular focus on behavioural safety, measuring outputs, working with teams, cultural change and training.

    Main Responsibilities – Health and Safety Manager/Trainer

    • Stay abreast of Government health and safety policy discussions
    • Interpret and communicate forthcoming amendments to legal requirements and best practice to senior management in advance of their implementation.
    • Work with senior management to develop practical guidelines, preventative measures, company procedures, directives and policy, ensuring a central point of best practice is held within the organisation.
    • Operational support including guidance pre-contract, during on site activity and where Customers request attendance.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of a Health and Safety performance improvement plan.
    • Monitor employees’ health and safety training requirements, develop and instigate courses as required in conjunction with the training team.
    • Manage the production and distribution of effective Health and Safety communications and publications to raise awareness and advance the health and safety culture. Ensuring this is understood by all employees.
    • Promote a positive culture towards H&S compliance.
    • Monitor compliance through random and regular site audits and ensure corrective actions are addressed where appropriate.
    • Manage the accidents and incident reporting process including undertaking investigations and notifying the HSE of any accidents reportable under the RIDDOR regulations.
    • Identify causation for accidents and implement guidance on prevention.
    • Oversee the gathering of relevant facts and evidence on accidents to assist in the defence of insurance claims. 
    • Maintain, analyse and report on audit and accident data to identify trends and opportunities to improve safety performance.
    • Produce regular reports on progress, issues and opportunities to improve to senior management and Board.
    • Liaise with Human Resources to co-ordinate and respond to occupational health assessments.
    • Represent the business on any communications with the HSE or other enforcing bodies.
    • Undertake reviews of Workplace assessments to ensure H&S management of office environments meet expectations.

    Key skills – Health and Safety Manager/Trainer

    • CMIOSH essential
    • Experience within the Construction sector essential
    • Training experience and capability is a distinct advantage
    • Confidence to talk with and influence people at all levels
    • Proven track record in a similar role.
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence.

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance Company.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

  • Location: Dundee  Ref.: VA200

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    Multi-Skilled Joiner


    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.


    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.
    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Multi-Skilled Joiner to work as part of our busy Responsive Maintenance Team covering the Dundee area. 


    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of joinery work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as; Roofing, Basic Plumbing, Patch Plastering; Patch Decorating; Groundworks.


    Works orders will occasionally be planned and distributed via a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and experience in using these devises would be beneficial although training would be provided. 


    An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and is an optional extra to candidates.


    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held.


    Predominantly the sector that the individual would be working on is Social Housing Void Works within the Dundee area and therefore experience of this sector would be favourable.


    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year. 


    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. 


    NO AGENCIES PLEASE. 
     

  • Location: Bangor, Gwynedd  Ref.: VA221

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    Novus Property Solutions Ltd

    Job Description

    Position Title:                      

    Apprentice Painter & Decorator 

    Reporting To:                      

    Supervisor 

    Summary:

    Carry out relevant trade duties on responsive & planned works as requested to Client Specifications and Novus standards.

    Carry out preparation and painting of internal & external woodwork, walls, doors, fencing and gates as directed.

    Work at height using ladders and scaffolding as directed and in accordance with the Company’s safe systems of work.

    Use authorised equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised

    Work as part of a team and use materials safely

    Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.

    Work flexibly across the repairs and maintenance service 

    Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers to ensure the effectiveness of the repairs and maintenance service.

    Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity by taking account of the needs of colleagues and service users and by treating other people with dignity and respect.

    Demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, showing respect for customer’s homes, maintaining expected standards of work, and tidying up at the end of a job.

    Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing. 

    Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary.      

    Undertake health and safety training as required.

    Raise any safety concerns with a manager or supervisor.

    Take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship.

    Represent the company when required at national competitions & career fairs and support CSR activities

    Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the company..

     

  • Location: Bangor, Gwynedd  Ref.: VA222

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    Novus Property Solutions Ltd

    Job Description

    Position Title:                      

    Apprentice Painter & Decorator 

    Reporting To:                      

    Supervisor 

    Summary:

    Carry out relevant trade duties on responsive & planned works as requested to Client Specifications and Novus standards.

    Carry out preparation and painting of internal & external woodwork, walls, doors, fencing and gates as directed.

    Work at height using ladders and scaffolding as directed and in accordance with the Company’s safe systems of work.

    Use authorised equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised

    Work as part of a team and use materials safely

    Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.

    Work flexibly across the repairs and maintenance service 

    Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers to ensure the effectiveness of the repairs and maintenance service.

    Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity by taking account of the needs of colleagues and service users and by treating other people with dignity and respect.

    Demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, showing respect for customer’s homes, maintaining expected standards of work, and tidying up at the end of a job.

    Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing. 

    Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary.      

    Undertake health and safety training as required.

    Raise any safety concerns with a manager or supervisor.

    Take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship.

    Represent the company when required at national competitions & career fairs and support CSR activities

    Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the company..

     

  • Location: Birmingham  Ref.: VA226

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    Multi-Skilled Joiner/plumber

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Multi-Skilled Joiner/plumber to work as part of our busy planned work team working out of our Smethwick office.

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of joinery work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as; Basic Plumbing, Patch Plastering; Patch Decorating.

    Works orders will be planned

    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held.

    Predominantly the sector that the individual would be working on is Social Housing within the West Midlands and surrounding areas, therefore experience of this sector would be favourable.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. 

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE 

  • Location: Southampton  Ref.: VA238

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    Novus Property Solutions Ltd

    Job Description

    Position Title:            Apprentice Painter & Decorator 

    Reporting To:            Supervisor 

    Summary:

      • Carry out relevant trade duties on responsive & planned works as requested to Client Specifications and Novus standards.
      • Carry out preparation and painting of internal & external woodwork, walls, doors, fencing and gates as directed.
      • Work at height using ladders and scaffolding as directed and in accordance with the Company’s safe systems of work.
      • Use authorised equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised
      • Work as part of a team and use materials safely
      • Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.
      • Work flexibly across the repairs and maintenance service 
      • Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers to ensure the effectiveness of the repairs and maintenance service.
      • Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity by taking account of the needs of colleagues and service users and by treating other people with dignity and respect.
      • Demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, showing respect for customer’s homes, maintaining expected standards of work, and tidying up at the end of a job.
      • Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing. 
      • Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary.      
      • Undertake health and safety training as required.
      • Raise any safety concerns with a manager or supervisor.
      • Take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship.
      • Represent the company when required at national competitions & career fairs and support CSR activities
      • Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the company..
       

  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA277

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    Site Manager

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Site Manager to work from our Stoke on Trent Head Office, covering a 50 mile radius. West Midlands – Cheshire – Derbyshire – Staffordshire. 

    Benefits

    • Salary Competitive
    • Company Car
    • Mobile phone & Laptop
    • Bupa
    • Pension
    • 23 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Site Manager

    The role of the Site Manager is to ensure the smooth operation of a designated site.

    With responsibility for the supervision of a number of site personnel including subcontractors, the Site Manager will ensure all site personnel carry out their designated tasks efficiently and effectively to enable the contract to be completed on time, with zero defects, within budget and with no risk to the Health & Safety of their operational team, the Client or the general public.

    The successful candidate will have strong experience in Refurbishment and New Build, working on both public and private sector.

    Main Responsibilities – Site Manager

    • Assist in the selection of site labour.
    • Assist in the procurement of materials and equipment Site Management
    • Assist in the selection of  subcontractors.
    • Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the quality standards expected and programme set.
    • Ensure projects are snagged and defects remedied before handover.
    • Ensure site is safe and secure at all times.
    • Contribute to the control individual contract budgets minimising waste and maximising labour outputs.
    • Ensure all necessary contract documentation/reports are accurate and produced on time.

    Key skills

    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Essential to have minimum of 10 years experience of New Build, traditionally procured and design build.
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office & Project
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence.

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.     

     
  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA294

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    Novus Property Solutions Ltd

    Job Description

    Position Title:                      

    Apprentice Painter & Decorator 

    Reporting To:                      

    Supervisor 

    Summary:

    Carry out relevant trade duties on responsive & planned works as requested to Client Specifications and Novus standards.

    Carry out preparation and painting of internal & external woodwork, walls, doors, fencing and gates as directed.

    Work at height using ladders and scaffolding as directed and in accordance with the Company’s safe systems of work.

    Use authorised equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised

    Work as part of a team and use materials safely

    Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.

    Work flexibly across the repairs and maintenance service 

    Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers to ensure the effectiveness of the repairs and maintenance service.

    Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity by taking account of the needs of colleagues and service users and by treating other people with dignity and respect.

    Demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, showing respect for customer’s homes, maintaining expected standards of work, and tidying up at the end of a job.

    Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing. 

    Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary.      

    Undertake health and safety training as required.

    Raise any safety concerns with a manager or supervisor.

    Take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship.

    Represent the company when required at national competitions & career fairs and support CSR activities

    Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the company.

     

  • Location: Warrington  Ref.: VA285

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    Multi-Skilled Plumber

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Multi-Skilled Joiner to work as part of our busy Responsive Maintenance team working out of our Warrington Office.

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of joinery work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as Basic Joinery, Patch Plastering; Patch Decorating; Groundworks.

    Works orders will occasionally be planned and distributed via a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and experience in using these devises would be beneficial although training would be provided. 

    An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and is an optional extra to candidates.

    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held.

    Predominantly the sector that the individual would be working on is Social Housing Void Works within The North West and therefore experience of this sector would be favourable.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. 

    Investors in People logoRSBNO AGENCIES PLEASE.

  • Location: Birmingham  Ref.: VA265

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    Multi-Skilled Joiner


    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.


    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.
    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Multi-Skilled Joiner to work as part of our busy Responsive Maintenance Team. The successful candidate would be covering the Birmingham area. 


    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of joinery work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as; Roofing, Basic Plumbing, Patch Plastering; Patch Decorating; Groundworks.


    Works orders will occasionally be planned and distributed via a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and experience in using these devises would be beneficial although training would be provided. 


    An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and is an optional extra to candidates.


    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held.


    Predominantly the sector that the individual would be working on is Social Housing Void Works within The North West and therefore experience of this sector would be favourable.


    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year.


    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. 


    NO AGENCIES PLEASE.
     

  • Location: Wrexham  Ref.: VA245

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    Novus Property Solutions Ltd

    Job Description

    Position Title:                      

    Apprentice Painter & Decorator 

    Reporting To:                      

    Supervisor 

    Summary:

    Carry out relevant trade duties on responsive & planned works as requested to Client Specifications and Novus standards.

    Carry out preparation and painting of internal & external woodwork, walls, doors, fencing and gates as directed.

    Work at height using ladders and scaffolding as directed and in accordance with the Company’s safe systems of work.

    Use authorised equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised

    Work as part of a team and use materials safely

    Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.

    Work flexibly across the repairs and maintenance service 

    Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers to ensure the effectiveness of the repairs and maintenance service.

    Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity by taking account of the needs of colleagues and service users and by treating other people with dignity and respect.

    Demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, showing respect for customer’s homes, maintaining expected standards of work, and tidying up at the end of a job.

    Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing. 

    Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary.      

    Undertake health and safety training as required.

    Raise any safety concerns with a manager or supervisor.

    Take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship.

    Represent the company when required at national competitions & career fairs and support CSR activities

    Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the company..

     

  • Location: Wrexham  Ref.: VA247

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    Novus Property Solutions Ltd

    Job Description

    Position Title:                      

    Apprentice Painter & Decorator 

    Reporting To:                      

    Supervisor 

    Summary:

    Carry out relevant trade duties on responsive & planned works as requested to Client Specifications and Novus standards.

    Carry out preparation and painting of internal & external woodwork, walls, doors, fencing and gates as directed.

    Work at height using ladders and scaffolding as directed and in accordance with the Company’s safe systems of work.

    Use authorised equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised

    Work as part of a team and use materials safely

    Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.

    Work flexibly across the repairs and maintenance service 

    Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers to ensure the effectiveness of the repairs and maintenance service.

    Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity by taking account of the needs of colleagues and service users and by treating other people with dignity and respect.

    Demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, showing respect for customer’s homes, maintaining expected standards of work, and tidying up at the end of a job.

    Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing. 

    Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary.      

    Undertake health and safety training as required.

    Raise any safety concerns with a manager or supervisor.

    Take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship.

    Represent the company when required at national competitions & career fairs and support CSR activities

    Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the company..

     

  • Location: York  Ref.: VA295

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    Multi-Skilled Joiner/Supervisor

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Multi-Skilled Joiner/Supervisor to work as part of our busy Responsive Maintenance Team working out of our York Office. 

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of joinery work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as; Roofing, Basic Plumbing, Patch Plastering; Patch Decorating; Groundworks. The ideal candidate will also have supervisory experience; which will enable them to efficiently aid and monitor the day to day running of a busy site. 

    Works orders will occasionally be planned and distributed via a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and experience in using these devises would be beneficial although training would be provided. 

    An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and is an optional extra to candidates.

    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held. Applicants with an SMSTS qualification would also be at an advantage. 

    Predominantly the sector that the individual would be working on is Social Housing Void Works within The North West and therefore experience of this sector would be favourable.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. 

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

  • Location: Head Office  Ref.: VA267

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    Management Accountant - Qualified/Part Qualified - Maternity cover

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Management Accountant to work from our Stoke on Trent Head office. We would consider a candidate from 30 hours per week to full time.

    Benefits

    • Salary dependent upon experience
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Management Accountant

    The role of the Management Accountant is to ensure timely and accurate reporting of financial information, facilitate Budgeting and Forecasting, and assist in Cashflow Management.

    Key Responsibilities – Management Accountant

    •  Produce Management Accounts and Board Pack Reports.
    •  Lead annual budgeting process including the production of Operational Plans.
    •  Produce monthly reforecasts of P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement.
    •  Manage cash flow on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
    •  Provide ongoing support and coaching to Finance Analyst.
    •  Improve and maintain internal controls.
    •  Find and implement improvements to processes within the department.
    •  Develop additional and improved reporting to benefit Operations.
    •  Periodic reproduction of Balanced Scorecard.
    •  Oversight of Purchase Ledger, acting as point of contact from the supervisor.

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Qualified or Part Qualified - CIMA/ACCA/ACA
    • Experience in the Construction sector beneficial but not essential
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office, in particular must worked to an advanced level in Excel

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance Company.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

     
  • Location: Birmingham  Ref.: VA281

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    Modern Apprentice - Administrator

    Novus Property Solutionsare a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Summary – Apprentice Administrator

    The Administrator will:

    Ensure the office is tidy and approved from Health and Safety

    Provide administration assistance for Branch Administrator/Other Administrators

    Ensure all support documentation is produced accurately and on time, deal with contract correspondence appropriately and efficiently to ensure the requirements for compliance are met

    Modern apprenticeship – fulfil tasks and document each duty carried out

    Main Responsibilities – Apprentice Administrator

    Administration

    • Using the latest company I.T systems to provide administration assistance in the ordering of goods, materials and services to enable the requirements of compliance are met
    • Support of contract managers and other staff members
    • Deal with internal and external communications and record and or report information as necessary
    • Ensure all necessary contract data, documentation and reports are accurate and produced on time

    Personnel

    • Continuously develop your own learning and development
    • Ensure identified individual development/training needs are met

    General

    • Support Staff in meeting the business needs.
    • Deal with Client / Customer queries and or communications professionally and efficiently.
    • Ensure appearances and actions are professional and reflect the Companies image

    Customer Service

    • Ensure the Customer Care Policy Charter and standards are maintained
    • Ensure support and information is provided to enable the Customer Care training and annual Quality Programme to be delivered

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE ALL FEES.

               

     
  • Location: Devon and Cornwall  Ref.: VA248

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    Novus Property Solutions Ltd

    Job Description

    Position Title:                      

    Apprentice Painter & Decorator 

    Reporting To:                      

    Supervisor 

    Summary:

    Carry out relevant trade duties on responsive & planned works as requested to Client Specifications and Novus standards.

    Carry out preparation and painting of internal & external woodwork, walls, doors, fencing and gates as directed.

    Work at height using ladders and scaffolding as directed and in accordance with the Company’s safe systems of work.

    Use authorised equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised

    Work as part of a team and use materials safely

    Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.

    Work flexibly across the repairs and maintenance service 

    Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers to ensure the effectiveness of the repairs and maintenance service.

    Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity by taking account of the needs of colleagues and service users and by treating other people with dignity and respect.

    Demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, showing respect for customer’s homes, maintaining expected standards of work, and tidying up at the end of a job.

    Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing. 

    Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary.      

    Undertake health and safety training as required.

    Raise any safety concerns with a manager or supervisor.

    Take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship.

    Represent the company when required at national competitions & career fairs and support CSR activities

    Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the company..

     

  • Location: Basingstoke  Ref.: VA270

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    Quantity Surveyor (Reactive and Planned Maintenance) 

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor to work on a recently secured contract from our Basingstoke Office.  The role will be working on a Reactive, Void and Planned Maintenance Social Housing contract.

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive -  dependent upon experience
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Mobile phone & Laptop
    • Bupa
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary Quantity Surveyor (Reactive and Planned Maintenance)

    The role is to obtain and evaluate information to ensure a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials and services for designated refurbishment/maintenance projects/contracts. Whilst liaising with Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information, costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of designated project/ contracts. Site working/visits between Reading to Southampton. 

    Key Responsibilities - Quantity Surveyor

    • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders to demanding timescales.
    • Assist in the development of the procurement programme.
    • Prepare and monitor cash flow forecast for designated projects.
    • Prepare and submit monthly applications for payment to the Client/Client’s representative.
    • Prepare monthly valuation reports for Novus Property Solutions Ltd Senior Management.
    • Submit invoices for certified value and ensure payments are received on time.
    • Value and authorise payments to sub-contractors.
    • Liaise with Contract Managers to establish the project specification and requirements.
    • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary, building relationships and demonstrating excellent communication skills.
    • Monitor the contract progress, assess and report any changes that may affect project costs and or time scale.
    • Assist in the control of individual contract budgets.

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Holds the relevant qualifications
    • Must be an experienced Construction Quantity Surveyor working on planned and reactive works.
    • Familiar with NHF schedules of rates 
    • Ideally to have worked with the public sector.
    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

  • Location: Edinburgh  Ref.: VA279

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    Experienced Plumber

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Plumber to work as part of our busy reactive maintenance team covering the areas of Edinburgh and Rosyth. 

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of plumbing work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake basic additional trade skills.

    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard.

    With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

  • Location: Gateshead  Ref.: VA264

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    Joiner


    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.


    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.
    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Joiner to work as part of our busy Responsive Maintenance Team. The successful candidate would be covering the Gateshead area. 


    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of joinery work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as; Roofing, Basic Plumbing, Patch Plastering; Patch Decorating; Groundworks.


    Works orders will occasionally be planned and distributed via a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and experience in using these devises would be beneficial although training would be provided. 


    An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and is an optional extra to candidates.


    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held.Candidates with supervisor experience would be at an advantage. 


    Predominantly the sector that the individual would be working on is Social Housing Void Works within The North West and therefore experience of this sector would be favourable.


    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year. 


    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. 


    NO AGENCIES PLEASE. 

      
  • Location: Southampton  Ref.: VA263

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    Painter and decorator

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in painting, building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success, we are seeking an experienced painter and decorator to work from our Southampton office, covering the Dorset area.

    Applications are invited from experienced Painters, ideally with a minimum of an NVQ level 2 qualification in Painting & Decorating. Must hold a valid CSCS Card with asbestos awareness training completed. Ipath, Pasma, First Aid experience, along with a Full UK driving licence preferred.

    Working rule agreement applies or price work.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard.

    With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

     
  • Location: Manchester  Ref.: VA310

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    Painters (labour only)

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in painting, building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking experienced Painters to work in and around the Manchester area. We will consider labour only potential candidates. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Painters, ideally with a minimum of an NVQ level 2 qualification in Painting & Decorating. Must hold a valid CSCS Card with asbestos awareness training completed.

    Working rule agreement applies or price work.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard.

    With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA303

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    Compliance Administrator – Maternity Cover

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 118-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Summary – Compliance Administrator

    The Compliance administrator’s responsibilities include overseeing and managing the business compliance to ensure that the business meets the required standards and conduct both with its internal procedures and external regulatory requirements. The Compliance Administrator develops, maintains and revises procedures as required to ensure continued compliance to regulatory frameworks and to prevent noncompliance throughout the business operations.

    Main Responsibilities – Compliance Administrator

    • Overall management of the company compliance procedures in particular the Novus Rules of Registration
    • Management of the NC logging processes in relation to compliance activities ensuring that all new contracts raised are notified to the relevant manager
    • Administration support to the Gas Compliance Manager including management of the compliance audit programme
    • Responsibility for maintaining the corrective action databases in relation to the company compliance activity
    • Maintenance of the internal compliance databases to ensure compliance to the relevant regulatory body
    • Ensure all waste reports are received and inputted onto in-house systems and spreadsheets and the production of reports as required by the QA and Environmental Manager
    • Responsible for the internal logging of all works identified as having Fire related activities and ensuring that certification requirements are identified as applicable
    • Overall responsibility for the logging of works onto the FIRAS portal as required by the business to enable certificates to be issued when requested by clients, also ensuring that all contracts registered have product compliance pack on site
    • Overall responsibility of the management of the client satisfaction feedback process including the corrective actions follow ups from poor scoring questionnaires

    Key Skills

    • Must be PC Literate including Excel to intermediate level and highly accurate.
    • Articulate and excellent Communication skills essential.
    • Team work
    • Working under own initiative with a can-do attitude

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance Company

    NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE ALL FEES

     
  • Location: Dundee  Ref.: VA296

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    Painter

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in painting, building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success, we are seeking an experienced painter to work from our Scotland office, covering the Dundee area. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Painters, ideally with a minimum of an NVQ level 2 qualification in Painting & Decorating. Must hold a valid CSCS Card with asbestos awareness training completed. Ipath, Pasma, First Aid experience, along with a Full UK driving licence preferred.

    This will be a reactive role, where the successful candidate will be working in multiple properties (tenanted and void). Candidates who can bring taping and plastering skills to the role would be preferred. 

    Working rule agreement applies or price work.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard.

    With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

  • Location: Dundee  Ref.: VA311

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    Electrician

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an Electrician to work as part of our busy responsive maintenance team covering the Dundee area. 

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of domestic electrical work including testing, you will need to hold a minimum of Testing & Inspection, DEI (Part P) and 17th Edition Qualifications, being registered with one of the Government Approved Scheme Providers would be preferred but is not essential.

    Successful candidates must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held.

    The ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills when necessary such as Basic Joinery, Basic Plumbing, Patch Plastering; Patch Decorating. The ideal candidate will have experience working in void and reactive properties,.

    Works orders will be planned and distributed via a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and experience in using these devises would be beneficial although training would be provided. 

    An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and is an optional extra to candidates.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. 

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

  • Location: Greenock  Ref.: VA300

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           Roofer/Builder

    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Roofer/Builder to work as part of our busy responsive maintenance team working out of our Scotland Office, covering Greenock but must be willing to travel. 

    Previous roofing/building experience is essential. Our ideal candidate would be comfortable undertaking roofing work and building work, such as, minor slabbing, brickwork, pointing, roughcast and plaster work.  

    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held.

    Predominantly the sector that the individual would be working on is Social Housing and Public Sector, previous experience in this sector would be advantageous. 

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

            NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

  • Location: Greenock  Ref.: VA308

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    Joiner


    We are NOVUS. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.


    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.
    As a result of our success we are seeking an experienced Joiner to work as part of our busy Responsive Maintenance Team.  Working on reactive and void works. The successful candidate would be covering the Greenock area. 


    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of joinery work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as; Roofing, Basic Plumbing, Patch Plastering; Patch Decorating; Groundworks.


    Works orders will occasionally be planned and distributed via a hand held Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) and experience in using these devises would be beneficial although training would be provided. An Out of Hours service is provided to our client and is an optional extra to candidates.


    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held. A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held.A successful candidate would have experience with void and reactive properties. 


    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year. 


    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. 


    NO AGENCIES PLEASE. 

      
  • Location: East Anglia  Ref.: VA321

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    Contract Liaison Officer

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Contract Liaison Officer to work from our  East Anglia office. The role will require travel between the varying site offices. 

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive
    • Fleet Van
    • Mobile phone & Laptop
    • Bupa
    • Pension
    • 23 Days Hols & BH

    Summary- Contract Liaison Officer

    The role will involve taking the lead in dealing with enquiries and issues relating to the various types of works our Operational team and Sub Contractors perform in our clients residents homes.

    You will act as the ‘voice and face’ of Novus so demonstrable experience of delivering customer focused services in a demanding public facing environment is essential. Dealing with the various enquiries and issues our diverse customer base will have. 

    The real purpose of this role will be to support our Operational team in achieving customer satisfaction through liaison with customers and internal teams to ensure our repair and improvement work is carried out with minimal impact to the customer.

    Main Responsibilities – Contract Liaison Officer

    Social Value Teams objectives

    • To lead on delivering all added value contractual commitments.
    • Responsible for managing and delivering social value and customer service
    • Responsible for supporting site or contract with liaison between customers, clients and wider community.
    • Delivering Social Value and an excellent Customers Service are key parts of the overall service Novus provide to our clients, it is vital that you have a passion to go the ‘extra mile’ for each contract your Liaison role support.
    • The role will involve taking the lead on dealing with enquiries and issues relating to various types of works delivered by our site teams and sub-contractors. You will act as the ‘voice and face’ at a contract and site level, demonstrating experience of delivering social value and a customer focused service in what can be a demanding public facing environment.
    • Planning and diarising community, skills and employment initiatives to carry out for the whole year, trying to keep these in line with the Social Value Act.
    • Establish an effective communications system to keep all the site team informed and maintain good relationships with the customers and construction team.
    • You will coordinate the distribution of information regarding upcoming works and maintain information concerning contractual commitments.
    • Carry out site visits with client and customers who may be involved in improvement works.
    • Providing an overview of current and proposed improvement works.
    • Dealing with queries, responding to complaints and resolving concerns in a positive manner.
    • Initiate / generate technical instructions, site notes and other site observations.
    • Identify possible case studies where we have shown excellent Customer Service and Social Value impact to communicate to our clients and for use in tendering new contracts.
    • Manage any reporting required for the Contracts this role is responsible for supporting;
    • Promote all good news stories and all initiatives with Marketing to ensure that we are capturing the good work we do.

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Must have confident presentation and communications skills.
    • Excellent IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE ALL FEES

     
  • Location: Bathgate  Ref.: VA306

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    Contract Scheduler

     

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 118-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Benefits

    • 24 days holidays & BH
    • Pension
    • Buy/Sell Holiday Scheme 
    • Healthcare 
    • Cycle to work scheme 
    • Plus many more  

    Main Responsibilities – Contract Scheduler

    • Using the latest Company I.T systems to provide a Helpdesk support service.
    • Telephone enquiries.
    • Input orders on to company data base.
    • Keep a diary of requested/allocated work.
    • Liaise between, Clients, Managers and Operatives.
    • Check jobs are carried out correctly and on time.
    • Monitor active dashboard and interactive planner at all times.
    • Schedule all work onto PDA’s using the correct job lengths and within specified timescales.
    • Scheduling work to contractors.
    • Logging and following up of emergency call out orders.
    • Chase orders that are awaiting materials with the Contracts Manager/Quality manager/Contractors.
    • Rescheduling of follow-on orders and updating the clients.
    • Monitoring/acknowledging/reschedule rejected works from subcontractor.
    • Applying for work extension with the client.
    • Updating Impact with relevant notes.
    • Liaising with Contracts Manager regarding orders nearing completion target.
    • Monitoring orders to ensure completion within specified target.
    • Deal with internal and external communications and record and/or report information as necessary.
    • Ensure all necessary contract data, documentation and reports are accurate and produced on time.

    Key skills

    • Confident IT skills, proficient in the use of MS Office
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Must be an excellent organiser with proven time management skills

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance Company.

    NO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE ALL FEES.

  • Location: Guildford  Ref.: VA301

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    Multi Skilled Tradesperson

    We are NOVUS.

    We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking to recruit Qualified Multi Skilled Tradesperson to work out of our Office in Basingstoke, covering Guildford and the surrounding area.

    Applications are invited from experienced Multi Skilled Operatives, ideally with an NVQ level 3 and a current valid CSCS Card.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE THE FEES

     
  • Location: Guildford  Ref.: VA298

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    Qualified Electrician – Domestic Social Housing - Basingstoke

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 30 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 118-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Qualified Electrician to work for our Basingstoke office.

    Working in and around the Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey areas. Undertaking electrical works within domestic social housing properties including but not limited to electrical rewires, upgrades, consumer unit replacements, fault finding, replacement of sockets, switches, fans and smoke alarms, completing condition reports (EICRs).

    The successful applicant must be able to undertake all aspects of electrical works the works will be mainly reactive and planned works.

    Minimum qualifications

    • Base qualification, C&G2356 C&G2330 or equivalent
    • 17th edition C&G 2382 (amendment 3 desirable)
    • Completed apprenticeship including AM2
    • Test and Inspection C&G 2391 C&G2395

    Minimum Experience and Desirable Skills

    • Electrical installation works, rewires, upgrades, additions and alterations within domestic properties
    • Test and Inspection including undertaking EICRs within domestic properties
    • Reactive and responsive works
    • Fault finding
    • Completing electrical certification
    • Working within social housing properties
    • Full driving licence required
    • Use of Schedule Of Rates books (SORs)
    • Good communication skills and willing to work as part of a team
    • Previous use of PDA,s and tablets
    • Understanding of KPIs and targets
    • Competitive package and development opportunities for the right candidate

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year and winner of the Construction News ‘Employer of the Year’ award.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    No agencies please
  • Location: Portsmouth  Ref.: VA299

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    Qualified Electrician – Domestic Social Housing - Portsmouth

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 30 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 118-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Qualified Electrician to work for our Basingstoke office.

    Working in and around the Hampshire, West Sussex and Surrey areas. Undertaking electrical works within domestic social housing properties including but not limited to electrical rewires, upgrades, consumer unit replacements, fault finding, replacement of sockets, switches, fans and smoke alarms, completing condition reports (EICRs).

    The successful applicant must be able to undertake all aspects of electrical works the works will be mainly reactive and planned works.

    Minimum qualifications

    • Base qualification, C&G2356 C&G2330 or equivalent
    • 17th edition C&G 2382 (amendment 3 desirable)
    • Completed apprenticeship including AM2
    • Test and Inspection C&G 2391 C&G2395

    Minimum Experience and Desirable Skills

    • Electrical installation works, rewires, upgrades, additions and alterations within domestic properties
    • Test and Inspection including undertaking EICRs within domestic properties
    • Reactive and responsive works
    • Fault finding
    • Completing electrical certification
    • Working within social housing properties
    • Full driving licence required
    • Use of Schedule Of Rates books (SORs)
    • Good communication skills and willing to work as part of a team
    • Previous use of PDA,s and tablets
    • Understanding of KPIs and targets
    • Competitive package and development opportunities for the right candidate

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year and winner of the Construction News ‘Employer of the Year’ award.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    No Agencies please 

  • Location: Portsmouth  Ref.: VA302

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    Multi Skilled Tradesperson

    We are NOVUS.

    We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance business with expertise in delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate.

    As a result of our success we are seeking to recruit Qualified Multi Skilled Tradesperson to work out of our Office in Basingstoke, covering Portsmouth and the surrounding area.

    Applications are invited from experienced Multi Skilled Operatives, ideally with an NVQ level 3 and a current valid CSCS Card.

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Small Business of the Year 2014 and is the Construction News Awards 2015 Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    NO AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU INTEND TO WAIVE THE FEES

     
  • Location: Liverpool  Ref.: VA314

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    Apprentice Painter & Decorator 

               


    Summary:

    Carry out relevant trade duties on responsive & planned works as requested to Client Specifications and Novus standards.

    Carry out preparation and painting of internal & external woodwork, walls, doors, fencing and gates as directed.

    Work at height using ladders and scaffolding as directed and in accordance with the Company’s safe systems of work.

    Use authorised equipment provided with due care and attention and as supervised

    Work as part of a team and use materials safely

    Load and unload materials and equipment as directed.

    Work flexibly across the repairs and maintenance service 

    Build and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, customers and managers to ensure the effectiveness of the repairs and maintenance service.

    Demonstrate commitment to equality and diversity by taking account of the needs of colleagues and service users and by treating other people with dignity and respect.

    Demonstrate commitment to excellent customer service by being polite, showing respect for customer’s homes, maintaining expected standards of work, and tidying up at the end of a job.

    Be aware of risk assessments and method statements relating to own area of work and to work in safe manner taking account other people’s health and wellbeing. 

    Follow Health and Safety policy and procedures including the wearing of personal protective equipment when necessary.      

    Undertake health and safety training as required.

    Raise any safety concerns with a manager or supervisor.

    Take part in the apprentice review process and complete any training required, and be capable of working independently in the final year of the apprenticeship.

    Represent the company when required at national competitions & career fairs and support CSR activities

    Undertake such other duties as are commensurate with the apprentice role, as may be reasonably required at the initial place of work or at other locations in the company..

     

  • Location: Greenock  Ref.: VA317

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    Qualified Electrician

    Novus are looking for a fully qualified experienced electrician to join our electrical team. The successful applicant must be able to undertake all aspects of electrical works the works will be mainly reactive and planned works. Working in and around the Greenock/Gourock locations.  Working on reactive and repair void works.

    Experience / Skills need .

    • Electrical Installations
    • Inspection & Testing
    • Maintenance and repairs
    • CSCS / ECS Card. 17th Edition
    • Full driving licence required
    • Good communication skills and willing to work as part of a team
    • Beneficial if worked for Select or NICEIC approved contractor.
    • 3 years Electrical experience.
    • City & Guilds 17th Edition

    Competitive package and development opportunities for the right candidate

    We always welcome applications from talented, enthusiastic people who are looking for a career within a construction company that has been awarded the Investors in Excellence standard. With an excellent starting base salary and generous benefits, successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation, has been recognised by Business in the Community as Responsible Business of the Year and winner of the Construction News ‘Employer of the Year’ award.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer.

    No Recruitment Agencies please.

     
  • Location: Bathgate  Ref.: VA322

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    Operations Manager (Reactive and Planned Maintenance)

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Operations Manager to work on a recently secured contract from our Bathgate Office.  The role will be working on a Reactive and Planned Maintenance works contracts.

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive
    • Laptop & Mobile Phone
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Operations Manager

    Reporting to the Strategic Operations Manager the Operations Manager is responsible for their designated business stream, having responsibility for managing their operation to ensure that business plan targets are met.

    Having a high degree of commercial/business acumen working with the business development manager to identify, plan and develop business development opportunities to meet sales and business plan targets.

    Ensure that requests, reports, projections, KPI’s and monthly valuations are accurate and submitted on time to meet deadlines and that performance is reported accurately.

    Using management skills to mentor, monitor and developing staff under their control.

    Main Responsibilities – Operations Manager

    • Ensure contracts are completed to programme, client satisfaction is maintained and profit margins are met.
    • Ensure that sales invoices are submitted accurately and in line with delivery costs and client deadlines.
    • Assist with the production of their regional business plan along with the development of their specific operational plan.
    • Responsible for the accurate build up and submission of tenders/quotations within their area of responsibility
    • Ensuring that adequate pre-contract planning takes place so that contracts are delivered in line with profit requirements.
    • Continually monitor contracts to ensure delivery in line with cost plans.
    • Submit accurate monthly valuations built up from site progress reports to the Strategic Operations Manager.
    • Present to both external clients and at internal management meetings.
    • Manage the Health, Safety and Welfare on contracts, staff, clients and the general public.
    • Ensure the production and distribution of compliant health and safety information and plans and carryout training and development reviews.
    • Liaising with the human resources department, direct involvement in any disciplinary or redundancy process to ensuring that the company procedures are being met and adhered too.
    • Responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for all personnel engaged within their operation.
    • Responsible for monitoring internal H & S audits and ensuring implementation of the findings.

    Skills and Experience – Operations Manager

    • Operational Management experience within Reactive and Planned Maintentenance works contracts essential.
    • Social Housing experience vital for the role.
    • Experience of Schedule of Rates is beneficial but not essential
    • Must be experienced MS Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Be able to work under pressure, to deadlines and prompt turnaround times.
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

                

  • Location: Stoke  Ref.: VA316

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    HR Administration Manager ( 3 Month FTC)

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 Locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in planned and responsive maintenance, refurbishment and new build we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic HR Administration Manager, working on a 3 Month FTC to work from our Head Office in Stoke on Trent.

    Summary – HR Administration Manager

    This role is responsible for the management and integrity of all People Services data as well as process workflows and MI reporting.

    Working closely with HR, Recruitment and Training, the People Services Administration Manager will ensure the quality of information and documentation both in and out of the department and through collaboration with other areas of the business, will also ensure that People Services effectively supports wider business processes and projects.

    Key Responsibilities – HR Administration Manager

    • Manage and develop the People Services system, ensuring that all capability and benefit is realised
    • Work cross department and cross-company to develop effective and efficient workflows, automating processes wherever possible
    • Manage processes to ensure compliance with relevant legislation, e.g. GDPR, Right to Work
    • Maintain a suite of template documents for use by management teams, working with the HRBPs to agree relevant and current content
    • Working with the Training team, manage the Training database to ensure that all skills training and re-certification is delivered to minimise business impact and that all training needs are captured within the annual training plan
    • Develop, maintain and make accessible company-wide, live organisation charts

    Key Skills/Knowledge

    • HR systems, process and workflow development and management
    • People MI reporting – working with sensitive/confidential data
    • Direct line management
    • Managing small projects
    • Must be IT literate, specifically Word and Excel (good level of Excel skills required) and familiar with HR Systems (eg People HR)
    • Data manipulation and presentation skills essential, Data analytics (desirable)
    • Basic knowledge of UK employment legislation
    • Excellent written and verbal communication

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

  • Location: Basingstoke  Ref.: VA315

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    Operations Manager (Reactive and Planned Maintenance)

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic, award winning property maintenance specialist with more than 1,000 staff in 26 locations across the UK providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. Novus are a family run company with a rich 121-year heritage and as a leading specialist in both planned and responsive maintenance we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our success we are seeking an enthusiastic Operations Manager to work on a recently secured contract from our Basingstoke Office.  The role will be working on a Reactive, Void and Planned Maintenance Social Housing contract.

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive
    • Laptop & Mobile Phone
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Operations Manager

    Reporting to the Strategic Operations Manager the Operations Manager is responsible for their designated business stream, having responsibility for managing their operation to ensure that business plan targets are met.

    Having a high degree of commercial/business acumen working with the business development manager to identify, plan and develop business development opportunities to meet sales and business plan targets.

    Ensure that requests, reports, projections, KPI’s and monthly valuations are accurate and submitted on time to meet deadlines and that performance is reported accurately.

    Using management skills to mentor, monitor and developing staff under their control.

    Main Responsibilities – Operations Manager

    • Ensure contracts are completed to programme, client satisfaction is maintained and profit margins are met.
    • Ensure that sales invoices are submitted accurately and in line with delivery costs and client deadlines.
    • Assist with the production of their regional business plan along with the development of their specific operational plan.
    • Responsible for the accurate build up and submission of tenders/quotations within their area of responsibility
    • Ensuring that adequate pre-contract planning takes place so that contracts are delivered in line with profit requirements.
    • Continually monitor contracts to ensure delivery in line with cost plans.
    • Submit accurate monthly valuations built up from site progress reports to the Strategic Operations Manager.
    • Present to both external clients and at internal management meetings.
    • Manage the Health, Safety and Welfare on contracts, staff, clients and the general public.
    • Ensure the production and distribution of compliant health and safety information and plans and carryout training and development reviews.
    • Liaising with the human resources department, direct involvement in any disciplinary or redundancy process to ensuring that the company procedures are being met and adhered too.
    • Responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for all personnel engaged within their operation.
    • Responsible for monitoring internal H & S audits and ensuring implementation of the findings.

    Skills and Experience – Operations Manager

    • Operational Management experience within Reactive, Voids and Planned works contracts essential.
    • Social Housing experience vital for the role.
    • Experience of Schedule of Rates is beneficial but not essential
    • Must be experienced MS Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Be able to work under pressure, to deadlines and prompt turnaround times.
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel and hold a Full UK Driving Licence

    Successful candidates can look forward to a varied and rewarding career with a company that holds the Investors in People accreditation and was the Construction News Awards Winner of Employer of the Year.

    Applications are welcomed from all as we are a registered Equal Opportunities Employer. We are a socially and environmentally responsible national building and maintenance.

    Strictly no agencies and we would ask that agencies refrain from making contact with any of our colleagues and that no CVs are submitted to staff across the business. Any CVs sent will be at your own risk and will be interpreted as ‘gifts’, we will reserve the right to engage with candidates directly having not, in any way, entered into your company’s Terms and Conditions of Contract.

                

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