Maintenance Operative

  • Job Reference: 00001643-1
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: GIPSIL
  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £20,444
  • Role: Frontline jobs, Other jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

GIPSIL is committed to all aspects of safeguarding. We believe that all children and adults, who are at risk of harm, have the right to be protected from abuse. GIPSIL aims to ensure that all staff and voluntary workers who seek work at GIPSIL and who have access to children and adults are safe to do so.

GIPSIL is a community based organisation providing housing, counselling, advice and support to young and vulnerable people at risk in Leeds.

As an organisation we are committed to the following principles in recruitment to ensure we can effectively achieve our aim of providing equal opportunities and safer recruitment; 

  • We recruit for potential, not perfection
  • We are a values based recruiter
  • We value lived experience as a demonstration of capability for a role
  • We only utilise truly “essential” criteria in recruitment
  • We are committed to safer recruitment practice

When we refer to Values we are talking about our organisational Values, found here. 

We are a disability confident employer.

This role involves:

  • Providing day-to-day reactive and cyclical maintenance services across GIPSIL’s property portfolio
  • Refurbishing empty homes to Design and Quality standards as directed by the Project Co-ordinator
  • Working as part of a team bringing leased properties to Decent Homes standards
  • To represent GIPSIL in a professional manner
  • Day-to-day property refurbishment tasks including basic joinery, plastering, decorating, plumbing, wall tiling, bricklaying etc
  • Adhering to schedules of work within set timescales as directed by the Project Co-Ordinator
  • Contribute to building work following the schedule of work
  • To collect materials and equipment as required and supervise deliveries to site

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.  

To view a Job Description and Person Specification for this role please visit Current Vacancies – GIPSIL.

To arrange an informal conversation about this role please contact Matthew Barley via email; 

To apply for this role, please submit a cover letter and cv to This is an ongoing recruitment opportunity and therefore applications will be assessed when received in replacement of a closing date. Applicants whom we are interested in moving forward in the process will be asked to complete a simple application form prior to interview.