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  • Ref no: SLA06335
  • Published: 9/1/2020
  • Closes: 19/1/2020
  • Location: Lanark Business Unit, Unit 5, Block 6, Caldwellside Industrial Estate, ML11 7SR
  • Rate: £9.32 - £10.96 per hour
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

Applications for this job cannot be made online. Please refer to the advert for further information.

Job Description

Duration: Fixed Term 6 months

Housing & Technical Recourses seek to recruit a Repairs Assistant to join the repairs team based within the Lanark Business Unit. 

You will be required to effectively diagnose, order and instruct repair requests in accordance with Council’s policies, standards and targets. Effective communication skills are therefore essential, as is the ability to display IT skills, especially in Microsoft Word and Excel. 

Excellent customer service is our priority therefore you will display the necessary commitment to customer care and preferably have previous experience of handling complex customer enquiries by telephone. 

You will have the ability to effectively prioritise your own workload, respond to changing priorities and be able to contribute effectively to team goals and projects. 

As part of our approach to good practice and safer recruitment we carry out a number of pre-employment checks for example, Identity, Asylum and Immigration and employment history etc.

Additional information for Internal Applicants – As this is a Fixed Term position, prior to making your application, please discuss your potential application with your current Line Manager.  In the event that you are being considered for this post, your release to undertake this internal fixed term opportunity would need to be agreed in advance and managed by the service/s or resource/s.

Applications online

Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourages applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position. 

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview where their previous employer was the armed forces and who meet the minimum requirements for the position.


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