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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£30,751 - £36,312 per year
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Full Time
36 hours per week

Job Description


Plumber - Housing
City Wide

Salary: £30,751 - £36,312
Hours: 36 per week

The Council currently carry out approximately 140,000 repairs, safety checks and maintenance to over 20,000 Council homes in Edinburgh every year. The emergency service provided to our customers is a 24 hour/7 day per week/365 day a year service.

Our service covers a variety of areas including Responsive Repairs, Empty Homes, Dampness & Mould and Capital Investment. We are currently looking for a highly motivated Plumber to work in our Dampness and Mould team to carry out remedial work so that our are tenants are safe in their homes

We are looking for people who will thrive on the opportunity to support our tenants who are experiencing these issues in their homes and who will show respect, care and consideration for our tenants’ wellbeing.

You must have satisfactorily completed a recognised apprenticeship in Plumbing to SVQ 3 Level or Equivalent and have:

• Have a high level of health and safety awareness.
• Working Knowledge of relevant statutory regulations, standards, and codes of practice.
• Good communicator with good customer care skills.
• Hold a full clean driving licence. A full current UK driving licence is essential.

If you feel you are the correct person for this post and have the appropriate skills, knowledge and qualifications suited to the application then please apply.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

As part of our goal to improve our organisational culture and create a great place to work together for the people of Edinburgh, we want to make sure that we’re bringing the best people into our roles, not just in their skills and experience but also in their approach to work.

To help achieve this, we’re changing the way we interview and assess candidates by moving from a competency-based interview approach to a behavioural and technical (skills for the job) based approach. This new way of interviewing will allow us to assess how you think and how you would bring Our Behaviours of Respect, Integrity and Flexibility into your ways of working.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.

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