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About The Service

Cardiff Council is the largest Local Authority in Wales responsible for delivering repairs to over 13,000 properties. The successful candidates will work within our service area and develop a variety of workplace skills, knowledge and experience in our Responsive Repairs Unit and Void Section as well developing knowledge and understanding of the work and responsibilities of working in Local Government in Cardiff.

About the job

The successful candidate will ensure an excellent VOIDS repairs service is delivered by ensuring repairs are attended and completed within timescales, giving excellent customer service to the tenants within their own specific trades. They will ensure compliance with all required legislative, statutory and council policies and procedures and to support Management in a technical capacity relevant to their trade.

What We Are Looking For From You

The successful candidate will have NVQ2, City and Guilds or equivalent in their relevant trade, and have excellent communications skills, with a strong track record of working in a construction/maintenance workplace.


The successful individuals will need to be competent whilst working as a mobile operative, arranging and communicating daily with tenants, administration staff and technical managers by means of telephone, email and PDA applications.


Additional information

This post is temporary until 31/03/2024.

Internal candidates who wish to apply for this position on a secondment basis must obtain approval prior to application using Form SEC1 (4.C.081). Requests may only be approved by the relevant Director/ Assistant Director/ Chief Officer or senior nominated officer graded no lower than OM2 or in the case of schools based staff the Headteacher / Governing Body.

This vacancy is suitable for post share.

This post is subject to Disclosure and Barring Service Standard checks.

We welcome applications in both English and Welsh. Applications received in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than English applications.

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