Multi-Trade Operative-VIVO - Accommodation

Helston | 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.



Here at VIVO we are currently recruiting for a Mobile Multi Trade Operative to join our teams that self-delivery of certain Planned Maintenance, Reactive Maintenance, Billable works, and direct works for military establishments.  


We are looking for someone who enjoys variety in their workload and although this role will require that your core trade be in carpentry, will also have experience with a variety of trades and skills. 


Your day-to-day tasks can include anything from legionella flushing, inspections, systems testing, painting, minor maintenance tasks and offering support and value to other teams. 


If you're someone who has a can-do attitude, will champion excellence in delivery and first-time fix and looking for a role that will offer you career development and training then this could be the role for you as we are committed to internal development and will provide you will all the qualifications you need. 


What you'll need for this role 


This role is a mobile position and will include driving a company vehicle, therefore it is essential that you are comfortable with travelling and hold a full and valid UK driving licence. 


Your core trade must be in carpentry, demonstrated either by qualification or demonstrable experience. 


You will be comfortable with lone working and working independently. 


Using your previous experience within the trade industry you will be able to demonstrate your knowledge of working with planned maintenance, response maintenance and delivery of small projects. 


It is desirable that you have experience of operating within an MOD environment and have familiarity with geography and establishments within area of responsibility     


You must be able to pass SC Clearance to be considered for this role.    


What we offer    


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme    
  • 25 Days annual leave    
  • Volunteer leave    
  • 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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31/07/2024 01:12:00
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