Labourer Jobs London

Islington Council


Full Job Description

We are seeking a Labourer/Driver to support the delivery of a quality repairs service. Working as part of a team, you will carryout relevant trades works, but not limited to maintenance works, to all types of London Borough of Islington managed properties and social spaces, as scheduled or directed by supervisor and/or Team Manager.

The main areas of works are the varied driving capacity of loading/unloading goods for operatives in large transit vehicles and/or LGV vehicles as required.

Assisting our multi-trade operatives in covering Brickwork, Groundworks, Carpentry, Glazing, Metalwork and the clearance of dust chutes together with miscellaneous items.

As directed by your office schedule planners and supervisors, working to ensure you are assisting your peers in daily reactive maintenance works within the diverse community and housing grounds of all of our assets.

1. Be competent in assisting in one or a range of trades; Carpentry, Decorating, Plastering, Bricklaying, groundwork’s, glazing, metalwork and tiling (wall and floor).
2. From time to time as when required by management assist in emergency call outs (for example as a result of bad weather, vandalism, fire etc.)
3. Work in a range of properties throughout the Borough, including occupied tenancies and offices and unoccupied buildings.
4. Where required be responsible for an Islington vehicle for use while on duty. The role holder is therefore required to ensure that the vehicle is safely and correctly driven and all equipment, materials safely stored.
5. Assist in the completion of specified works to a high standard of excellence in terms of completion of jobs and with customers/clients
6. Ensure that all tools (both hand held and powered) provided by Islington council are properly and appropriately operated, cleaned and stored.
7. Communicate with a high degree of accuracy (both written and verbally) to Management/Officer and work colleagues.
8. Report all breakages, breakdowns, accidents and other issues promptly to the Supervisor/Line Manager.
9. Be able assist in writing general reports for work orders.
10. Wear Islington council uniform at all times and carry ID which should be presented at all times on arrival at appointments
11. Attend appointments at specified times ensuring Management / Officers and Residents are informed of any delays
12. To keep up-to-date with services provided by Islington council and organisational policy and legal charges to ensure up-to-date information is provided to customers.
13. To use and assist others in the use of information technology systems to carry out duties in the most efficient and effective manner and to ensure that information is recorded accurately.
14. To undertake training, supervision, seminars, meetings and other events designed to improve communication and assist with the effective development of the post holder and service area.

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