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Every day, the people on our team make a difference to our residents and tenants. Whether they’re working with them directly or supporting behind the scenes they’re helping them regain their independence and live more fulfilled lives. As we expand our services, we’re also helping other businesses to thrive.

This continued positive impact on our customers is extremely important to us and our success, and we can only achieve it by finding the right people to work with us.

We look for people who share our ambitious, forward-thinking outlook and supportive, hardworking approach. If you join us, we’ll invest in you and continue to nurture your potential to help you achieve great things for you, us and – most importantly – our customers. We strongly believe in providing a working environment which recognises individuals’ differing needs, therefore encouraging a work/life blend is key to us.

Our latest vacancies

Kitchen Fitter
Location Luton, Bedfordshire
Salary £26,500
Closing Date 31/03/2020
Reference SQUXI519770

At Squared we pride ourselves on being a great place to work, where everyone feels fairly treated and enjoys their work in a welcoming and friendly environment. We’re a not-for-profit housing association that has been providing affordable housing in Luton and South Bedfordshire since 1962.

Our mission is “HOMES SUPPORT OPPORTUNITY” - as well as providing housing for our customers we firmly believe in proactively supporting them to improve their lives.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Kitchen Fitter to join our Maintenance Team. You’ll play an important role in the planned maintenance programme at Squared, providing a full range of kitchen fitting skills including planning and designing, fitting and redecorating kitchens. You’ll need to work at a good pace and take responsibility for meeting tight deadlines. You’ll enjoy seeing the difference your work will make to our customers in their homes.

These are some of the things you’ll be asked to do in your role.

  • ·  Provide a high-quality kitchen fitting and maintenance service to customers and other Squared properties
  • ·  Communicate well with customers, colleagues and external contractors
  • ·  Keep accurate records and supporting paperwork and submit records/certification of your work to managers or colleagues
  • ·  Make sure your vehicle, tools, equipment and uniform are well maintained and gives a good impression of Squared to customers and the public
  • ·  Keep colleagues up to date on matters concerning property condition and any other issues that will help with the smooth running of Squared
  • ·  Take responsibility for your own health, safety and welfare and that of anyone else who may be affected by your work
  • ·  Attend emergency situations outside normal working hours, if necessary
  • ·  Agree to a basic DBS Disclosure every 3 years, updating the People Excellence team of any changes in your status
  • ·  Understand and follow Squared policies and procedures at all times, including Health and Safety and Fairness.  

About you

You’ll play an important role in Squared both now and as we develop and grow. We need people to join a small team of like-minded people, who are committed to meeting the needs of our maintenance and repairs department. You’ll ensure that the reputation and work of the department is of a high standard.

You’ll be a rare individual who is capable of displaying team work yet capable of lone working when needed.

Our ideal candidate will have at least three years’ experience of refitting kitchens, preferably with multi-trade experience too.  You should hold an NVQ or equivalent in your trade and be educated to ‘O’ Level/GCSE standard in English and Mathematics or equivalent. You will be able to demonstrate excellent practical skills and an awareness of current Health and Safety best practices. You will also need to have a full, clean driving license for this role.

Needless to say, you’ll be willing to join us in going that extra mile to get the job done!

The closing date for this role is Tuesday 31st March 2020

The interviews will be held on or around Friday 3rd April 2020, these may be conducted via telephone.

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Fair and squared

Promoting fairness (diversity, equal opportunities and inclusion) is crucial to us, so we welcome all applications to become part of our multi-talented team.