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  • Location: Basingstoke  Ref.: VA287

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    Multi Skilled Trade Operative

    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 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: Basingstoke  Ref.: VA288

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    Qualified Electrician – Domestic Social Housing - Guildford

    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 Surrey, Berkshire and Hampshire 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Guildford  Ref.: VA301

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    Multi Skilled Trade Operative

    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: Portsmouth  Ref.: VA302

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    Multi Skilled Trade Operative

    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: 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: 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.: 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: York  Ref.: VA333

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    Carpenter

    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 Carpenter to cover in and around the York area. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Carpenters, 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: York  Ref.: VA335

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    Multi-Skilled Trade Operative

    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 Operative to work as part of our busy responsive maintenance team working out of our York office and covering the surrounding area. 

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking various aspects of construction work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as; Carpentry, Plumbing, Tiling and  Decorating works.

    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, Education, Health and Commercial and therefore experience of these sectors 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.

    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: Gateshead  Ref.: VA334

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    Multi-Skilled Trade Operative

    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 Operative to work as part of our busy responsive maintenance team working out of our Gateshead office and covering the surrounding area. 

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking various aspects of construction work and the ideal candidate should be able to undertake additional trade skills such as; Carpentry, Plumbing, Tiling and  Decorating works.

    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, Education, Health and Commercial and therefore experience of these sectors 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.

    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: Gateshead  Ref.: VA336

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    Window Fitter

    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 Window Fitter to work as part of our busy reactive maintenance team covering the Gateshead area.

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of Window fitting work, additional joinery skills would be a distinct advantage but not essential. Working in Reactive Maintenance/Refurbishment.

    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: Tunbridge Wells  Ref.: VA318

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    Painting 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 painting, decorating, 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 Painting Supervisors to work in and around the Kent area. 

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    • A valid CSCS Card
    • Full UK Driving Licence.
    • NVQ/City & Guilds in Painting/Decorating
    • SMSTS would be an advantage

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of painting contracts.

    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.

  • Location: Tunbridge Wells  Ref.: VA320

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    Multi Skilled Carpenter/Trade Operative

    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 Carpenter to cover in and around the Kent area. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Multi Skilled Operatives, ideally with an NVQ level 3 and a current valid CSCS Card. Applicants who have general building experience will be at an advanatge. 

    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: Milton Keynes  Ref.: VA323

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    Painting 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 painting, decorating, 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 Painting Supervisors to work in and around the Bedfordshire area.

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    • A valid CSCS Card
    • Full UK Driving Licence.
    • NVQ/City & Guilds in Painting/Decorating
    • SMSTS would be an advantage

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of painting contracts.

    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.

  • Location: Milton Keynes  Ref.: VA327

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    Multi Skilled Carpenter/Trade Operative

    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 Carpenter to cover in and around the Bedfordshire area. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Multi Skilled Operatives, ideally with an NVQ level 3 and a current valid CSCS Card. Applicants who have general building experience will be at an advanatge. 

    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: St Albans  Ref.: VA328

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    Multi Skilled Carpenter/Trade Operative

    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 Carpenter to cover in and around the Hertfordshire area. 

    Applications are invited from experienced Multi Skilled Operatives, ideally with an NVQ level 3 and a current valid CSCS Card. Applicants who have general building experience will be at an advanatge. 

    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: St Albans  Ref.: VA324

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    Painting 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 painting, decorating, 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 Painting Supervisors to work in and around the Hertfordshire area. 

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    • A valid CSCS Card
    • Full UK Driving Licence.
    • NVQ/City & Guilds in Painting/Decorating
    • SMSTS would be an advantage

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of painting contracts.

    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.

  • Location: Manchester  Ref.: VA330

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    Multi Skilled Trade Operative

    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 cover the Manchester 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: Greenock  Ref.: VA312

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    Electrician (void and reactive)

    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 Electrician to work for our Bathgate office covering Greenock and surrounding areas.

    Summary

    The role of a Qualified Supervisor is to carry out a variety of work relating to their particular skill/trade whilst supervising other Novus Electricians

    The Operative has responsibility for ensuring all work carried out is completed on time and in line with Novus Property Solutions Ltd. and Industry standards. 

    The Qualified Electrician will carry out Electrical Installations, Inspection & Testing, Maintenance and repairs Must have or be working to CSCS / ECS Card. 17th Edition

    The role will be working in Social Housing around the Greenock area; applicants with previous Social Housing experience are preferred. 

    Main Responsibilities

    • To ensure all work carried is completed on time and in line with the recognised Novus and    Industry Standards.
    • To work in co-operation with other trades / occupations
    • To assist other trade / occupations when able and necessary.
    • To have proof of recognised Trade Qualifications
    • Carry out other reasonable duties as deemed necessary by management in meeting the Novus Property Solutions Ltd. business needs.
    • Attend meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary.
    • Deal with Client / Customer queries and or communications professionally and efficiently.
    • Ensure appearances and actions are professional and reflect the Novus Property Solutions Ltd. company image.

    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.: 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: Nottingham  Ref.: VA357

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    Carpenter/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 to recruit Qualified Carpenter/Joiner to cover in and around the Nottingham area. 

    Applications are invited from experienced candidates, 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: York  Ref.: VA337

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    Window Fitter

    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 Window Fitter to work as part of our busy reactive maintenance team covering the York area.

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of Window fitting work, additional joinery skills would be a distinct advantage but not essential. Working in Reactive Maintenance/Refurbishment.

    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: Holmes Chapel  Ref.: VA363

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    Office Administrator

    SHS Estates is a division of JSSH Limited which was formed following the partition of Seddon Group Limited in 2013. SHS has a mixed property portfolio which is managed by a professional team from its registered office in Holmes Chapel, Cheshire.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic Administrator to work from our Holmes Chapel Head office.The role will be covering for Maternity leave for a period of approx 9 Months.  We are looking for someone to commence the end of October. 

    Summary – Office Administrator

    The role is multi functional supporting both Finance and the Estates team, experience within these areas would be beneficial. The role requires both administration and bookkeeping skills.

    Main Responsibilities – Office Administrator

    • Answering telephones

    • Sort and Date Stamp Post

    • Order Lunch and keep kitchen stock up to date

    • Top up franker and deal with Franking Machine Problems

    • Scan and file all post / documents daily

    • Assist the team in obtaining quotes and sending orders

    • Input rent into the cash book, bank cash received and send out receipts if required

    • Coding Invoices to be input

    • Raising any invoice queries with suppliers

    • Input invoices on to Qube and Authorise on the system (Daily)

    • Making arrangements for Directors to authorise invoices prior to handing over for payment.

    • Photocopy all recoverable invoices and input on service charge schedule and balance.

    • Chase arrears

    • Check contractor’s insurance documents are up to date and chase where necessary

    • Original Filing & cupboard updating

    • Assist with Fire Alarm testing and annual evacuation

    • Mean of Access letters to be sent out annual in the summer

    • Key Cabinet Audit

    • Keep Utility Change of Tenancies up to date and raise any minor disputes

    • Arrange and submit meter readings for service charge & void properties 

    • Update Meter Reading Narratives on Qube

    • Assist Team with Xmas and drain down letters and send out with December quarter rent invoices

    • Work with colleagues regarding claiming Business Rates exemption

    • Process, check and send out rent invoices and file copies

    • Agree instalment plans with tenants in arrears or financial difficulty for Directors to approve.

    • Assist with Service Charge reports

    Key Skills

    • Previous Finance or Estates experience would be preferred

    • Must be PC Literate and highly accurate.

    • Articulate and excellent Communication skills essential.

    • Team work

    • Working under own initiative with a can do attitude

    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 Agencies please.

     
  • Location: Plymouth  Ref.: VA350

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    Kitchen Fitter

    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 Kitchen Fitter to work as part of our busy reactive maintenance team covering the Devon/Cornwall area. 

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of Kitchen fitting work, additional joinery skills would be a distinct advantage but not essential. Working in Reactive Maintenance/Refurbishment.

    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: Plymouth  Ref.: VA351

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    Bathroom Fitter

    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 Bathroom Fitter to work as part of our busy reactive maintenance team; the ideal candidate would be able to cover the Devon/Cornwall area.

    Individuals will need to be comfortable undertaking all aspects of Bathroom fitting work, additional joinery skills would be a distinct advantage but not essential. Working in Reactive Maintenance/Refurbishment.

    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: Bathgate  Ref.: VA364

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    Branch Administrator - Maternity cover

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic 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.

    We are seeking an enthusiastic Branch Administrator to work from our Bathgate  office, to cover Maternity leave for approximately 9 Months commencing the beginning of November. 

    Summary – Branch Administrator            

    The Branch Administrator will ensure the smooth operation of an area office whilst providing an administration service for contract personnel.

    Ensuring all support documentation is produced accurately and on time, dealing with contract correspondence appropriately and efficiently to ensure the requirements of contracts are met

    Support the implementation of the Customer Service Charter and relevant training

    Main Responsibilities – Branch Administrator

    • Using the latest Company I.T systems to provide an administration service in the
    • preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders
    • Ordering of goods, materials and services to enable the requirements of contracts are met
    • Support of contract and support staff
    • 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
    • Support Management in meeting the business needs.
    • Attend meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary.
    • Deal with Client / Customer queries and or communications professionally and efficiently.
    • Ensure appearances and actions are professional and reflect the Company’s image

    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
    • 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 AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU ARE WILLING TO WAIVE THE FEE.

     
  • Location: Bathgate  Ref.: VA349

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    Business Development Manager – Central belt

    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.

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive
    • Structured Bonus
    • Car / car allowance
    • Discounted Healtcare Scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays

    Summary – Business Development Manager – Central belt 

    We are looking for a Dynamic, Talented and Motivated Business Development Professional based in the Central belt of Scotland, to secure future tender opportunities with existing, lapsed and new clients. The successful candidate will be expected to have medium/long term focus on opportunities that are a good strategic fit for the business. However quick wins are always welcome 

    The successful candidate will have experience selling painting & decorating, planned maintenance and refurbishment services into social housing, commercial, education, healthcare, retail and leisure sectors. An understanding of the above sectors and knowledge of modern procurement methods along with experience of dealing with end users, architects & consultants is essential.    

    Main Responsibilities: - Business Development Manager

    • Sell NPSL services to new and existing clients in line with strategic objectives/target market.
    • Present a professional image of the business to new and existing clients.
    • Ensure that all administrative tasks, reporting and recording on the CRM system, are completed and submitted to a high standard within timescales.
    • Attend and participate at regional & national sales meetings, networking events and seminars where required.
    • Maintain a strong awareness of competitor activity as well as changes within our key markets.
    • Work closely and communicate effectively with operational teams to identify & target prospective clients.
    • Work closely with the marketing department to assist with development of case studies, literature and targeted marketing campaigns.
    • Work closely with the bid team providing valuable input to the bid and approved list processes.
    • Achieve company standard of performance in all areas where service standards exist.

    Key skills – Business Development Manager

    • Pragmatic, determined self-starter who is self-motivated and driven.
    • Experience within the Construction sector essential
    • A result orientated individual who relishes challenges.
    • Confidence to talk with and influence people at all levels.
    • Proven track record in a similar role.
    • Contractor background would be beneficial.
    • Strong IT and Presentation skills, including the use of MS Office and CRM systems.
    • 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: Bristol  Ref.: VA346

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    Quantity Surveyor/Assistant Quantity Surveyor (Refurbishment and Planned works) 

    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.

    As a result of our continued success we are seeking an enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor or Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work from our Bristol Office, covering the surrounding areas.  The role will be working on Refurbishment and Planned works contracts.

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive - dependent upon experience
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary  Quantity Surveyor (Refurbishment and Planned works)

    The role holds full commercial responsibility for each project/contract worked upon. Site visits around all surrounding areas of Bristol.

    The successful candidate will be client facing and is essential you have strong experience in Refurbishment and Planned works, within Social Housing is vital but also covering Retail, Leisure, Education, Commercial and Public Sectors.

    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 refurbishment and planned works within Social Housing.
    • Familiar with schedules of rates 
    • 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 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: Bristol  Ref.: VA347

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    Contracts 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 planned and responsive maintenance, refurbishment and new build we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our continued success we are seeking an enthusiastic Contracts Manager to work from our Bristol Office, covering the surrounding areas.  The role will be working on Refurbishment and Planned works contracts. 

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive - (dependent upon experience)
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted Healthcare scheme
    • Pension
    • 23 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Contracts Manager

    With responsibility for the control and management of a number of Projects, the Contracts Manager will ensure contracts are completed to programme, with zero defects, within budget and with no risk to Health & Safety of their operation team, the client or the general public.

    The successful candidate will be client facing and is essential you have strong experience in Refurbishment and Planned works, within Social Housing is vital but also covering Retail, Leisure, Education, Commercial and Public Sectors.

    Must be commercially aware, fully conversant with construction contracts with good Health & Safety knowledge.

    Key Responsibilities – Contracts Manager

    Pre-Contract

    • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders.
    • Assist in the development of the procurement programme.
    • Assist in the presentation of the contract brief to the client.

    Contract

    • Manage the selection and formation of site personnel teams (inc. sub contractors) as determined by individual contracts.
    • Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the requirements of individual contracts.
    • Control individual contract progress towards completion.
    • Control individual contract budgets.
    • Ensure all necessary contract documentation / reports are accurate and produced on time.

    Key skills

    • Holds the relevant qualifications.
    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Essential to have experience of Refurbishments and Planned works within Social Housing and have worked closely with other Contractors. 
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • 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 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: Bristol  Ref.: VA348

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    Site Supervisor

    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.

    As a result of our continued success we are seeking an enthusiastic Site Supervisor to work from our Bristol Office, covering the surrounding areas.  The role will be working on Refurbishment and Planned works. 

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    A valid CSCS Card and SMSTS would be a distinct advantage.

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of Refurbishment/Planned works contracts.

    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.

  • Location: East Midlands  Ref.: VA338

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    Experienced 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, decorating, 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 in and around the Derby area. 

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    • A valid CSCS Card
    • Full UK Driving Licence.
    • NVQ/City & Guilds in Painting/Decorating
    • SMSTS would be an advantage

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of painting contracts.

    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.

  • Location: Nottingham  Ref.: VA339

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    Experienced 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, decorating, 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 in and around the Nottingham area. 

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    • A valid CSCS Card
    • Full UK Driving Licence.
    • NVQ/City & Guilds in Painting/Decorating
    • SMSTS would be an advantage

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of painting contracts.

    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.

  • Location: Worthing  Ref.: VA367

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    Site 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 experienced Site Supervisor covering Worthing area, and the surrounding West Sussex area. 

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    A valid CSCS Card would be a distinct advantage.

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of painting contracts.

    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.

  • Location: South Brent  Ref.: VA354

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    Contracts 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 planned and responsive maintenance, refurbishment and new build we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our continued success we are seeking an enthusiastic Contracts Manager to work from our South Brent Office, covering the surrounding areas.  The role will be working on Refurbishment and Planned works contracts. 

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive - (dependent upon experience)
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted Healthcare scheme
    • Pension
    • 23 Days Hols & BH

    Summary – Contracts Manager

    With responsibility for the control and management of a number of Projects, the Contracts Manager will ensure contracts are completed to programme, with zero defects, within budget and with no risk to Health & Safety of their operation team, the client or the general public.

    The successful candidate will be client facing and is essential you have strong experience in Refurbishment and Planned works, within Social Housing is vital but also covering Retail, Leisure, Education, Commercial and Public Sectors.

    Must be commercially aware, fully conversant with construction contracts with good Health & Safety knowledge.

    Key Responsibilities – Contracts Manager

    Pre-Contract

    • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders.
    • Assist in the development of the procurement programme.
    • Assist in the presentation of the contract brief to the client.

    Contract

    • Manage the selection and formation of site personnel teams (inc. sub contractors) as determined by individual contracts.
    • Manage site personnel, work activities and resources to meet the requirements of individual contracts.
    • Control individual contract progress towards completion.
    • Control individual contract budgets.
    • Ensure all necessary contract documentation / reports are accurate and produced on time.

    Key skills

    • Holds the relevant qualifications.
    • Must hold a current SMSTS.
    • Essential to have experience of Refurbishments and Planned works within Social Housing and have worked closely with other Contractors. 
    • Must be an enthusiastic self-starter with confident communications skills.
    • 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 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: South Brent  Ref.: VA355

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    Quantity Surveyor/Assistant Quantity Surveyor (Refurbishment and Planned works) 

    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.

    As a result of our continued success we are seeking an enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor or Assistant Quantity Surveyor to work from our South Brent Office, covering the surrounding areas.  The role will be working on Refurbishment and Planned works contracts.

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive - dependent upon experience
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary  Quantity Surveyor (Refurbishment and Planned works)

    The role holds full commercial responsibility for each project/contract worked upon. Site visits around all surrounding areas of South Brent..

    The successful candidate will be client facing and is essential you have strong experience in Refurbishment and Planned works, within Social Housing is vital but also covering Retail, Leisure, Education, Commercial and Public Sectors.

    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 refurbishment and planned works within Social Housing.
    • Familiar with schedules of rates 
    • 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 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: South Brent  Ref.: VA356

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    Site Supervisor

    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.

    As a result of our continued success we are seeking an enthusiastic Site Supervisor to work from our  South Brent Office, covering the surrounding areas.  The role will be working on Refurbishment and Planned works. 

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    A valid CSCS Card and SMSTS would be a distinct advantage.

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of Refurbishment/Planned works contracts.

    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.

  • Location: Mansfield  Ref.: VA340

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    Experienced 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, decorating, 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 in and around the Mansfield area. 

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    • A valid CSCS Card
    • Full UK Driving Licence.
    • NVQ/City & Guilds in Painting/Decorating
    • SMSTS would be an advantage

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of painting contracts.

    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.

  • Location: Mansfield  Ref.: VA341

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    Painting 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 painting, decorating, 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 Painting Supervisor to work in and around the Mansfield area. 

    The ideal candidate will have previously worked in a similar position and be able to work closely with operational teams on a variety contracts in order to meet strict business deadlines.

    • A valid CSCS Card
    • Full UK Driving Licence.
    • NVQ/City & Guilds in Painting/Decorating
    • SMSTS would be an advantage

    Individuals will need to be enthusiastic self-starters, be able to build relationships and demonstrate excellent communication skills to work to demanding timescales within a team delivering a variety of painting contracts.

    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.

  • Location: Gateshead  Ref.: VA365

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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 Gateshead office, covering the surrounding 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: Wrexham  Ref.: VA362

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    Health and Safety Manager – North West

    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.

    Due to expansion within our Health and Safety team we are looking for an experienced Health and Safety Manager covering the North West.

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive.
    • Car / car allowance.
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme 
    • Pension.
    • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

    Summary – Health and Safety Manager

    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

    • 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

    • IOSH or NEBOSH qualifications required
    • Experience within Construction/|Property maintenance is 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: Bathgate  Ref.: VA360

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    Health and Safety Manager – Central Belt, Scotland

    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.

    Due to expansion within our Health and Safety team we are looking for an experienced Health and Safety Manager to cover the Central Belt.

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive.
    • Car / car allowance.
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme 
    • Pension.
    • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

    Summary – Health and Safety Manager

    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

    • 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

    • IOSH or NEBOSH qualifications required
    • Experience within Construction/|Property maintenance is 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: Birmingham  Ref.: VA358

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    Health and Safety 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.

    Due to expansion within our Health and Safety team we are looking for an experienced Health and Safety Manager to be Midlands based.

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive.
    • Car / car allowance.
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme 
    • Pension.
    • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

    Summary – Health and Safety Manager

    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

    • 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

    • IOSH or NEBOSH qualifications required
    • Experience within Construction/|Property maintenance is 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: Basingstoke  Ref.: VA359

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    Health and Safety Manager – South 

    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.

    Due to expansion within our Health and Safety team we are looking for an experienced Health and Safety Manager to cover the South.

    Benefits

    • Salary range Competitive.
    • Car / car allowance.
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme 
    • Pension.
    • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

    Summary – Health and Safety Manager

    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

    • 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

    • IOSH or NEBOSH qualifications required
    • Experience within Construction/|Property maintenance is 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: Leighton Buzzard  Ref.: VA352

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    Quantity Surveyor (Refurbishment and Planned works) 

    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.

    As a result of our continued success we are seeking an enthusiastic Quantity Surveyor to work from our Leighton Buzzard Office, covering the surrounding areas.  The role will be working on Refurbishment and Planned works contracts.

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive - dependent upon experience
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary  Quantity Surveyor (Refurbishment and Planned works)

    The role holds full commercial responsibility for each project/contract worked upon. Site visits around all surrounding areas of Leighton Buzzard.

    The successful candidate will be client facing and is essential you have strong experience in Refurbishment and Planned works, within Social Housing is vital but also covering Retail, Leisure, Education, Commercial and Public Sectors.

    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 refurbishment and planned works within Social Housing.
    • Familiar with schedules of rates 
    • 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 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: Liverpool  Ref.: VA371

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    Trainee Quantity Surveyor

    Novus Property Solutions are a dynamic 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 Trainee Quantity Surveyor to work from our Liverpool office.  This role would be ideally suited to a college leaver or someone currently studying at college. 

    Summary – Trainee Quantity Surveyor

    The role of the Trainee Quantity Surveyor is to assist in obtaining and evaluating information to help ensure a realistic cost for the supply of works, goods, materials and services for a number of designated projects / contracts.  The role requires cover in Burton and surrounding area.

    The Trainee Quantity Surveyor will liaise with the Contractors, Suppliers and Clients to ensure information; costs, profitability and value meet the requirements of a designated project / contract.

    Key Responsibilities – Trainee Quantity Surveyor

    Contract

    • Assist in the preparation, processing and selection of estimates, bids and tenders
    • Assist in the development of the procurement programme
    • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of cash flow forecast for designated projects
    • Assist in the preparation of monthly valuation reports for Novus Property Solutions Ltd’s

    Senior Management

    • Submit invoices for certified value and ensure payments are received on time
    • Liaise with Contract Managers to establish the project specification and requirements
    • Liaise with Contractors, Suppliers and the Client to establish project specification and
    • requirements
    • Attend and contribute to meetings with work colleagues and or Clients/Customers when necessary
    • 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
    • Ensure all necessary contract documentation / reports are accurate and produced on time
    • Assist in the control of individual contract budgets.

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Holds a relevant qualifications
    • 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
    • Must be flexible in hours of work and travel
    • 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 AGENCIES PLEASE UNLESS YOU ARE WILLING TO WAIVE THE FEE.  

     
  • Location: Devon and Cornwall  Ref.: VA342

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    Experienced Painters 

    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 from our Plymouth office, covering the Devon and Cornwall area.

    Applications are invited from experienced Painters, 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.: VA368

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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 Plumber to work as part of our busy reactive maintenance team covering the Greater Manchester area. 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. The role will involve reactive maintenance and minor planned work, working on transient sites across the North West. 

    A successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of qualifications or training held; an NVQ Level 3 in Plumbing is essential, A CSCS card would be required but could be arranged in the first few weeks of joining if not currently held. Applicants must hold a full UK dribing licence. 

    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: York  Ref.: VA369

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    Commercial 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 planned and responsive maintenance, refurbishment and new build, we deliver a range of services delivering bespoke solutions to client needs.

    As a result of our continued success we are seeking an enthusiastic Commercial Manager to work from our York Operation, covering between York and Gateshead offices.  The successful candidate will need to be managing/commercially responsible for projects as well.

    Benefits

    • Salary range competitive - dependent upon experience
    • Company Car/Car Allowance
    • Discounted Healthcare Scheme
    • Pension
    • 24 Days Hols & BH

    Summary  Commercial Manager

    Working in partnership with the operations team to minimise the company risk and financial exposure and ensure healthy cash flow.

    The role holder will be responsible for managing Quantity Surveyors in their region and ensuring that all commercial processes are adhered to and applied in line with the company policies and procedures.

    Key Responsibilities – Commercial Manager

    • Develop and maintain effective working relationship with Regional Operations Manager to maintain awareness of all commercial activities within the region.
    • Assess contracts to evaluate risk and mitigation options to enable decision making; monitor implementation of risk reduction mechanisms.
    • Monitor P&L of the region and report appropriately to enable decision making.
    • Implement commercial processes and ensure continuity and uniformity of approach across the region. Escalate improvement opportunities to relevant functions and Commercial Auditor.
    • Regularly monitor and report in required KPI’s such as invoicing, cash collections, profitability levels; recommend and implement corrective actions.
    • Maintain good understanding and awareness of regional market to advise Operation team of industry trends and pricing structures.
    • Assist in contract procurement activities including assessment of the financial impact; make recommendations in relation to different procurement options.
    • Monitor and authorise contract payments within the agreed value band.
    • Feedback to Supply Chain Manager on regional supply chain weaknesses to influence improvements.
    • Work with Operation team to understand Health & safety implication on regional commercial performance.

    Key skills and Qualifications

    • Holds relevant qualifications
    • Experienced in P & L and KPI management and analysis
    • Must be an experienced Construction Commercial Manager working on refurbishment/refit and planned works including Social Housing
    • 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 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.

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