Basic Overview
Salary: £150 – £160/day
Job Type: Full Time / Contract
Minimum Salary: 150.00
Maximum Salary: 160.00
Job Location: Bury St Edmunds

Job description:   Multi-Trader

Location:              Bury St Edmunds

Job Type:              Full-time Temporary (Ongoing)

Salary:                  £150.00 – £160.00 per day

Our client, a property maintenance company working within the social housing sector, is looking for an experienced Multi-Trader to carry out domestic maintenance works on a social housing contract, assisting in the reactive repairs and void operations in properties covering Bury St Edmunds and the surrounding area. The candidate will ideally skilled and experienced in carpentry and plumbing, and skills within other trades.

The successful individual will ideally hold a minimum level 2 NVQ or be time-served in carpentry whilst also being experienced in completing various other day-to-day repairs/maintenance tasks such as plumbing, plastering tiling, painting and decorating etc. As a skilled multi- trade operative with relevant experience in responsive maintenance and voids works you will be required to undertake a variety of allocated works across your designated area.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Management of day-to-day jobs allocated by a central team.
Updating PDA devices with key information and work schedules.
Ensuring all assigned tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient standard.
Promoting the client’s corporate image and excellent service standard on every resident visit.
Making decisions upon specialist experience and knowledge.
Ensuring compliance at all times with necessary regulations, standards, and legal responsibilities of repair work and contractor compliance.
Managing van stock effectively.
Taking part in out of hours on call system as required by the service.
Knowledge and Experience

Experience within a domestic maintenance environment.
Carpenter / Multi-Trade experience
Excellent oral and written communication skills, telephone skills and interpersonal skills.
Excellent planning and organisational skills.
An understanding and ability to show excellent customer service skills.
Certificates and Qualifications

Trade City & Guilds/ NVQ qualification.
Asbestos Awareness Training. (ARC can provide free online training for this)
Full UK driving license.
Working hours will be Monday to Thursday 08:00am to 17.00pm, early finish Fridays with 30 minutes lunch. 

The role is offered on a temp to perm basis with the potential to lead to a full-time position with the company after a minimum period of 13 weeks, providing performance and standards are met. 

All responsive repairs operatives are entitled to upskill through Trade Plus scheme which if successful will add an additional £2k p/a.


Working with one of East Anglia/South leading Recruitment agencies with 16 years within the marketplace who recruit for many of the region’s leading companies.
In a recent survey 96% of our clients stated ARC are their preferred agency labour supplier.
Paid annual leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
Weekly pay – with a 1 hour pay resolution guarantee.
Pension contribution (after 3 months continuous service).
On-going assignments
Free access to our HealthAssured scheme for you and your family.
Access to Free online training.
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