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Plumber / Multi-Trade Operative

Website Wessex Property Care

Wessex Electricals and Property Care are a family run company based in Dorset, with over 60 years’ experience in the industry. Due to our continued expansion, we are seeking an experienced Plumber/Multi-Trade Operative on a permanent contract to join our Property Care Division working on a repairs and maintenance contract.

Plumber Multi Operative

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

This role requires a customer focussed, self-motivated individual with a broad range of experience. You will be tasked with a variety of repairs; maintenance and installation works, including but not limited to:

  • Responsive repairs relating to all types plumbing works
  • Installation of sanitary ware
  • Internal drainage issues
  • Occasional 1st & 2nd fix work
  • Basic tiling
  • Basic carpentry
  • Out of hours make safe service

Reporting to the Contracts Manager and working alongside our general works operatives, you will be required to measure and survey jobs in the first instance, work from set specifications, update job information in real time or amend incorrect job information whilst ensuring compliance of health and safety & construction design management (CDM) regulations.

This list of responsibilities and duties is not exhaustive and the Company will expect you to perform other duties relevant to the job title.

Essential competencies:

  • Minimum city and guilds craft (6035) Level 2 in plumbing
  • Good knowledge of tiling and drainage systems
  • Punctual
  • ICT Literate
  • Valid UK driving licence


  • Level 3 city and guilds craft (6035) Level 3 in plumbing
  • PDA knowledge
  • Basic understanding of NMHF Schedule of Rates
  • Previous experience of working within the Social Housing sector


  • Salary £37,000 pa
  • (42.5 hours per week)
  • 24 days holiday (pro-rata) plus Bank Holidays
  • Company Van
  • BUPA Medical Insurance
  • Accident and Sickness Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Auto-enrolment pension

All subject to qualifying periods of employment and Conditions of Contract.

Wessex Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that seeks to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We therefore encourage applications from all genders, races, religions, ages and sexual orientations, as well as people living with disabilities and any other groups that could bring diverse perspectives to our business.

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    Longmead Industrial Estate,
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