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Repairs Supervisor

Job Title: Repairs Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wellingborough
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: WG276
Job Published: March 05, 2019 14:24

Job Description

We have an opportunity for a Supervisor to join our Living Space Team in Wellingborough on our Responsive Maintenance contract with Longhurst Group. This project consists of providing of repairs, void refurbishments and planned maintenance works across Longhurst Group’s residential housing stock, spanning approximately 16,000 homes across the Midlands.


Key Accountabilities will include:


Ensure high quality service is provided with the management of the work scheduling in accordance with company procedures, standards and SLAs
Represent Wates at client and resident performance meetings as requested by the Operations Manager
Manage the responsive repairs function to ensure consistent performance against targets
Effective and efficient management of material costs and ensure that all are following correct processes and procedures
Monitor quality of work through inspection, inspection reports, analysis of key performance indicators and analysis of customer satisfaction surveys.
Lead, manage and contribute to the development of your team and determine optimum employment levels to comply with the provision of the service

We are looking for you to already have the relevant experience to fulfil the above role requirements and have worked at a supervisory level previously.


To be successful in the role, you will also be an excellent communicator and leader with the ability to problem solve, multi task and work to tight deadlines.


A bit about us:

Wates Group is one of the largest and most successful family-owned private construction, development and property services companies in the UK.


Within the Group, Wates Living Space is one of the UK’s leading providers of planned and responsive maintenance services in the social housing sector, maintaining over 500,000 homes nationwide every year. Our leading position within the maintenance sector has enabled the business to realise ambitious strategic growth, offering our clients a truly integrated national service for all of their maintenance requirements.


As a progressive and rewarding business we offer our people the opportunity to grow their careers whilst working together to deliver the promises we make to our customers.


Our company values of integrity, intelligence, performance, teamwork and respect for people, communities and the environment run through our business at every level and are at the heart of everything we do.


The wellbeing and safety of our people is our priority, therefore creating a zero harm culture and encouraging a healthy work-life balance is important to us.  Wates Group are a responsible and inclusive employer and are proud to have been recognized for this through accolades including C2E (Committed to Equality) and Investors in People (Gold).

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