Multi Trade Operative

Salary: circa £30,000

Location: Thamesmead

Weekly Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 - 15:30

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What we’re looking for:

  • Do you have general repairs or multi trade experience?
  • Are you familiar with working in public areas such as playgrounds?
  • Are you committed to delivering great customer service?
  • Do you have a full UK driving licence?

If so, this role is perfect for you!

Here at Peabody, we have a great opportunity for a Multi Trade Operative in public open spaces. Peabody is responsible for over 850 hectares of green spaces and waterways; it has been developing living in the landscape which sets out the strategy for the next 30 years

To date we have made great progress

A bit about the role:

As a Multi Trade Operative, you will be based in the green spaces team maintaining all aspects of the hard landscape including play, fencing and street furniture, no one day will be the same.

Some of the key results for the role include:

  • Provide ‘right first time’ general repairs and maintenance services across all Peabody group stock within public and communal areas in an efficient, cost effective and high-quality manner.
  • Plan the service provision for both reactive and proactive repairs.
  • Carry out repairs including but not restricted to - painting, carpentry, metal work, bollard repair, bin replacement, playground repairs and general repairs to affect a high quality, cost effective finish
  • To look after and maintain all required equipment and tools to provide the service, including van provided.
  • Take part in the quality assurance checking with both Peabody Group officers and tenant inspectors.
  • Compile accident report information.

This role will require a UK driver’s licence and a basic DBS check.

A bit about us:

160 years after it was established, Peabody is one of the oldest not-for-profit housing associations in the UK.

The Peabody Group is responsible for more than 107,000 homes, with around 220,000 residents across London and the Home Counties. We also have around 20,000 care and support customers.

Our purpose is to help people flourish, and we are getting closer to residents by taking a local approach.

We are committed to delivering a responsive and easily accessible repairs service and investing in our existing homes so they are safe and well maintained. Our retrofit projects will make thousands of our homes more energy efficient.

We work with councils and communities to promote economic inclusion, tackle inequality and poverty, and prioritise wellbeing.

Here just a few of the benefits for working at Peabody:

  • Fully funded and equipped vehicle to and from home
  • Up to 30 days’ annual holiday plus bank holidays
  • Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates 
  • Two additional paid volunteering days each year 
  • Flexible benefits scheme, including family friendly benefits and access to a discount portal 
  • 4 x salary life assurance
  • Up to 10% pension contribution

Are you ready to apply?

PLEASE NOTE: As an employer, Peabody does not provide sponsorship as a licenced UK employer.

To be considered for the position of Multi Trade Operative, please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button and submit both your CV and a bit about why we should consider you for the role. 

If you need to ask us anything else at all, feel free to drop an email to and one of our team will be in touch.

Peabody reserves the right to close this advert before the advertised closing date, depending on the number of applications received.

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Vacancy details:

  • Discipline:
    Construction & Property, Social Housing

  • Weekly Hours:
    Monday to Friday, 8:00 - 15:30

  • Contract type:
    Full Time

  • Closing Date:
    18/06/2024 23:59:00


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