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Date Posted
April 6th 2021
Job ID
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Salary & Package
£14 per hour
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Full Job Description

Adaptations Technician

My client are a social housing provider based in the Gainsborough area who have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Adaptations Technician to join their team on a temporary but on-going basis working Monday - Friday 9am - 5.30pm, paying £14 per hour.

You will need access to your own vehicle and to hold a CSCS card.

The role is varied but involves:

  • Leading the handy person service; carrying out wide-ranging activities in residential and commercial properties i.e. general maintenance, basic plumbing, carpentry, renovations, landscaping, repair of walkways and exteriors, snow removal, yard care
  • Installing minor adaptations such as grab rails, handrails, bathroom adaptations, half-steps and other solutions to keep customers safe in their homes
  • Working with the wider team to find solutions to customer queries, including liaising with customers and suppliers, measuring up works and providing ideas
  • Delivering amazing customer service
  • Working unsupervised in occupied and unoccupied properties and ensuring tools and equipment are used safely 
  • Liaising with customers and the wider team to ensure jobs are completed on time and to an amazingly high standard 
  • Ensuring all equipment, plant, materials and vehicles are handled correctly, well maintained and securely looked after, including regular checks for road-worthiness on vehicles for which you are responsible
  • Carrying out work activities in line with policies, procedures, risk assessments, high quality standards and in accordance with Building Regulations 

You will:

  • Have a full UK driving licence and CSCS card
  • Will be qualified and/or have time served experience
  • Ideally have a joinery based background
  • Have the ability to complete plumbing work, tiling and patch plastering, decorating and general maintenance 
  • Have a great understanding of the construction industry, in particular the building trade including legislation, health and safety, manual handling, working at heights etc 
  • Ideally have experience of installing wider adaptations works such as wet rooms, or ramps
  • Ideally have qualifications or experience of plumbing, finishing or wider electrical works


To apply, please follow the link to send your CV to Hayley for consideration 

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