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Floor Fitters Mate

Employer
Undisclosed Company
Location
Kent
Salary
£23593.00 - £27593.00 per annum
Closing date
11 Jul 2024

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Sector
Construction
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time

Our well established client who provide housing services is looking for a Floor Fitters Mate to cover Kent.

Reporting to the Head of Property, you will be responsible for undertaking both responsive and planned tasks to properties within the business. The role involves working from home with daily travel to where Service Users reside.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Carry out tasks in occupied and empty properties such as the following:

  • Cleaning of existing flooring
  • Clearing the work area of furniture and sometimes removing doors
  • Preparing the surface by cleaning, and (after guidance and training) levelling with compound if required
  • Cutting and fitting underlay
  • After direct guidance and training from the flooring fitter - fixing flooring materials by one of several methods such as stretching over spiked grippers, stitching, taping, heat-sealing, or gluing.
  • Once fitted moving furniture back into place and re-hanging doors.
  • After direct guidance training from the flooring fitter - Fitting of other materials such as wood, laminates, and vinyl.
  • Removal of old flooring to a suitable place
  • Returning furniture to original positions
  • Other duties as deemed reasonable by the Head of Property Services.
  • Carry out a range of painting and redecoration tasks including prepare and clean surfaces using methods such as scraping, sanding and steam cleaning; remove old wallpaper and loose paint; repair cracks and holes in walls and joinery by applying fillers/ sealant. Prepare/sand surface for application of decorative product.
  • Carry out a range of groundwork repairs
  • Other duties as deemed reasonable by the Head of Property Services.


REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Previous floor fitter experience would be an advantageous
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Able to work independently or as part of a team
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Office Software
  • High degree of discretion dealing with confidential information


SALARY, BENEFITS AND HOURS:

  • £23,593 increasing to £26,189 after 6 month probation
  • A company van can be provided, or if you have your own van, you will receive a £4,000 allowance.
  • Mon-Fri 40 hours per week 8.30am-5pm
  • 33 holiday package (25 days annual leave plus bank holidays)
  • Life Cover (2 x basic salary)
  • Employer pension contribution (4% employer, 4% employee)
  • Laptop/Phone/other equipment if required as part of job role
  • Referral Scheme
  • Westfield Health Membership (offering cashback on health services plus discounts for retailers and gym memberships)
  • Mileage expenses (claimable from home)


The successful applicant will need a driving licence and you will be required to undertake a DBS check before employment starts.

Interested in this permanent role, covering the Kent area. Please email or contact me on 07483 340870.

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