The Role: Passive Fire Stopper
Contract type: Permanent
Location Covering the L&Q Estate
Salary: £32,357 then increase after successful probation to £33,357 PA
Closing Date for application: 19th March 2020
**PLEASE APPLY DIRECTLY ON L&Q'S WEBSITE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION**
*Previous applicants need not reapply*
L&Q are looking for experienced Passive Fire Stoppers to join the fire management repairs team within Direct Maintenance with a focus on Passive Fire Protection.
Covering the North Regions – Including Tower Hamlets, Barking and Dagenham, Waltham Forest and Barnet and surrounding areas. You must be prepared to travel to all parts of London.
The role is to provide a customer focused Fire Management Repairs and Maintenance service across L&Q’s properties and communal areas whilst putting safety first.
The role will report to a Fire Maintenance Supervisor and to carry out, works as instructed. Whilst meeting L&Q's corporate targets of financial strength and resident satisfaction and deal with the outcomes of Fire Risk Assessment actions in a timely manner.
Candidates will have ideally gained experience within a reactive fire role within a social housing environment. They will be able to carry out a number of tasks including, but not limited to, passive fire-stopping, finishing and decoration.
This role requires a keen attention to detail. Awareness of Ablative batt, fire rated plaster board and intumescent sealants.
Our Operatives are supplied with an L&Q van (business use only), uniform and PPE equipment. You will begin the day from your home address where you will travel to jobs which are distributed to your PDA (hand-held device).
At L&Q, people are at the heart of our business and our success depends on employing the best people and getting the best from them. This is why we are committed to developing our people. It's only by investing in a well-trained and motivated workforce that we can continue to prosper and sustain business success.
In addition to our support and training, the successful candidate will have access to our full suite of benefits including 26 days holiday rising to 31 days with length of service, annual bonus subject to group performance, excellent Pension scheme, Benenden Healthcare, an employee assistance programme and non-contributory life assurance.
We are committed to supporting your work-life balance and recognise the changing demands and circumstances in life. Please let us know during the recruitment process if you’re interested in part time working or job sharing. In addition, should your circumstances change once you have joined L&Q, you can also request flexible working arrangements, e.g. a change to working hours - if it’s feasible then we’ll make it happen.
We are recognised externally for our commitment to inclusion. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident (Committed) employer and have signed the Time to Change.
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