Multi Trade Operative | Plymouth

Plymouth | Other





Who we are

VIVO provides facilities management and accommodation maintenance for the UK military and its partners. VIVO embodies both experience and innovation.


What we do

We put our Customers and Families First. They are the driving force behind everything we do. We drive forward improvements for them to ensure the service they receive, whether reactive repairs or a major project, is completed safely and on time. In order to achieve this, we have 4 core values: open, caring, agile and collaborative. These are at the heart of everything we do.



Contract: Full Time, Permanent 

Working Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Plymouth, PL6 5DW


As a Multi Trade Operative at VIVO, you'll play a vital role in delivering high-quality services to MOD families. You'll work closely with our Works Supervisor to ensure exceptional customer service and Right First-Time repairs. You will have a trade background but your core trade will be in plastering. 


Key Responsibilities:


  • Prepare surfaces for plastering, including base coat application.
  • Mix and apply plaster to achieve smooth, flawless finishes.
  • Create decorative textures and molds as needed.
  • Follow safety protocols and maintain tools and equipment.
  • Collaborate with clients, supply chain partners, and colleagues.
  • Mentor apprentices and contribute to a positive team environment.


Qualifications and Skills:

Full UK Driving Licence.
Previous experience as a qualified Plasterer and other trades.
Proficiency in using hand tools and small handheld plant equipment.
City and Guilds in plastering (6708, levels 1, 2, and 3).
Diploma in plastering (level 1 or 2).
NVQ Level 2 Plasterwork.
CSCS Blue Skilled Worker Card.


What we offer  


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme  
  • 25 Days annual leave  
  • Volunteer leave  
  • Established reward and recognition scheme
  • One paid professional subscription  
  • Life Assurance Policy  
  • Employee discount and reward schemes  
  • Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work  
  • A company that recognises your contribution  
  • Training opportunities and qualifications within a supportive environment to ensure career progression   

VIVO Defence Services

The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.


At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.


We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Leader. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.

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