Minor Works Operative

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our organisation as a Minor Works Operative 

Position Minor Works Operative 

Salary: £22,063 per annum 

Location: Bradford 

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours

Contract: Permanent

The Role:

Manningham Housing Association is seeking a proactive and skilled Minor Works Operative to join our team. This role involves providing high-quality minor works services to tenant homes, ensuring effective maintenance and compliance with health and safety standards.


– Regularly inspect common areas, including stairways, pathways, gardens, and amenity areas, reporting on conditions and identifying any breaches.

– Efficiently remove rubbish and discarded items from common areas and vacant properties, arranging their disposal or storage.

– Conduct gutter cleaning, removing debris and plant growth to ensure proper drainage and prevent water penetration.

– Perform internal cleaning of low-rise blocks and treat surfaces affected by mould growth.

– Assist the Health and Safety and Compliance Officer with on-site compliance activities.

– Undertake minor reactive repairs and support estate clean-up and grounds maintenance initiatives.

– Engage in external fencing repairs and decoration, and participate in snow removal and gritting during inclement weather.

– Ensure vehicle roadworthiness through daily checks and maintenance reporting.


– Good level of education (GCSE standard or equivalent) preferred; cleaning qualification (e.g., NVQ) is desirable.

– Valid full clean driving license.

– Experience in basic maintenance repairs, health and safety checks, and handling emergency situations.

– Strong communication skills and the ability to interact positively with tenants and colleagues.

– Demonstrable problem-solving skills and the ability to meet customer expectations.

Why Choose Us?

  • Convenient city-centre office close to two main train stations, theatres, restaurants, and shops.
  • Generous annual leave starts at 26 days and increases to 31 days based on length of service, plus bank holidays and 3 days over Christmas.
  • Your birthday off
  • Perks and Discounts app
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible Social Housing Pension Scheme with up to 10% employer/employee contribution.
  • A commitment to being a Disability Confident Employer.
  • Career development opportunities through Annual Appraisals.
  • Healthcare Cash Plan.
  • Free car parking for work-related use.
  • Agile and flexible working options (depending on job role).
  • Annual £300 flexible benefit pot.
  • Ability to buy and sell up to 3 days of annual leave.
  • Up to 4 paid volunteer days per annum to support local good causes.


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter detailing their qualifications and experience. Early applications are encouraged to increase the chance of selection for an interview.

For more information about this role or to discuss it informally, please contact our recruitment team. Recruitment@manninghamha.co.uk

Deadline: 02/07/2024

Interviews: 09/07/2024

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