We currently have one vacancy


Maintenance Operative

Reporting to: Property Maintenance Manager

Objectives of the post

1) To action maintenance works to the Charity’s properties and modify properties where necessary to meet the requirements of disabled and/or visually impaired tenants.

2)  In the absence of the regular drivers, to operate the mini bus for transporting JBD tenants to and from their homes.


Main duties and responsibilities

Working as part of the maintenance team to respond to all basic maintenance and repair issues in the buildings as highlighted by the Maintenance Team Administrator in accordance with the obligations set out in the tenancy agreements and in the Tenant Handbook.

Ensure that works are performed in accordance with agreed timescales, financial regulations, current legislation and budgets.

To attend MIDAS training as required.

To maintain a clean UK driving licence suitable for the Charity’s vehicles

To complete multi-disciplined types of maintenance both inside and outside our properties such as, plumbing, carpentry, plastering, basic electrical checks, groundwork and painting.


Person Specification

The Applicant must:

be an experienced multi-skilled building/maintenance operative with a bias towards plumbing

have proven experience of working in a housing/residential environment

be self-motivated, proactive and able to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.

be able to utilise the departmental communication tools including Whatsapp & email and be able to respond to communication in a clear and timely manner

be able to communicate and work with tenants with physical disabilities or vision impairment.

be committed to providing the highest quality service

be conscientious, punctual and responsible

be able to demonstrate good DIY skills

be teachable and willing to take instruction

be proactive and have a ‘can do’ attitude

be neat, tidy in appearance & well organised in work 

have a full, clean driving licence

have own commercial vehicle

have a flexible, innovative and adaptable approach

have excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

be willing and able to comply with the Charity’s policies & procedures

be empathetic towards the mission and objectives of Jewish Blind & Disabled


Hours of work

Monday-Thursday 8:30 am -5:00 pm,

Friday 8:30 am -4:00 pm.



£26,650K pa dependent on skills and experience plus £100 per week on call.



20 days per annum plus 8 bank holidays plus Jewish High Holy days


Job Type



Work base:

Mill Hill East


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