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Team Leader Repairs and Maintenance

Job Information

The Role
Housing Repairs and Maintenance prides itself in working together as a team to deliver high quality repairs whilst working safely and productively.
There are a staff of nearly 100 working across Northumberland delivering the service to 8,700 properties in our housing stock. The Team Leaders are the first line managers who drive the teams under their control by using their experience coupled with a strong desire to provide its customers with the very best levels of service.
We are looking for a Repairs and Maintenance Team Leader to provide close supervision and management of an internal multi-trade's workforce and management of some external specialist contractors delivering high quality services to our customers' homes. You will be based at Blyth Civic Centre and working across the County.

Salary Band 8 £37,336 - £41,418 
Permanent, Full time (37 hours per week)

Requirements of the Role
  • NVQ level 4 or above with experience of working in a social housing repair and maintenance background at supervisory level
  • Qualified level 3 in construction trade
  • Valid UK driving license
  • Willing to undertake training and qualifications to enhance personal and service driven targets
Northumberland is world-renowned as a visitor destination and an ideal location to strike a perfect work/life balance. There is no better way of enjoying the picturesque scenery and stunning coastline than on an everyday basis!
Northumberland County Council’s (NCC) vision is “To make Northumberland a county which you regard as a great place to live, in which you can access the activities you enjoy, whilst having the opportunity to learn and thrive”.
For further information about NCC, please visit our website. 

Why choose us?
We have some outstanding benefits to offer you, including: 
  • 26 days annual leave plus public/bank holidays, rising to 31 days after 5 years of service (pro rata for part-time employees)
  • Automatic enrolment into the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexi scheme – up to 2 days flexible leave available per month (pro rata for part-time employees)
  • Local government discount schemes available to all employees with offers at local businesses along with various national brands
  • Commitment to work/life balance offering flexibility through various schemes including job sharing, home working, flexible working, term-time only, and compressed hours
  • Car leasing scheme
Please visit our website for more information regarding our benefits.

Further information
Please note that this is a permanent position but applications on a secondment or part-time basis would be considered for the right applicant. For guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please check the Northumberland Council website. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. If you wish to notify us of your eligibility for this scheme, please email or ring 01670 623930 with your name and the job title you have applied for and one of the recruitment team will ensure this is factored into the shortlisting process and kept anonymous.
If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview, please also let the team know. This information will be treated as confidential and will only be used to check that you meet the essential requirements of the post. Although we advertise on North East Jobs, and other websites, your application process will be directed to our Tribepad system. Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered on Tribepad, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Please check your emails regularly, including Spam/Junk, after the closing dates for notifications.

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