Working Supervisor (Painting)

Working Supervisor (Painting)

Base: Working for the York office based on Site covering Redcar, Middlesbrough, Scarborough and surrounding – working 39 hours per week Monday to Friday

Working with us as a Painting Working Supervisor, you’ll get the opportunity to work for a committed and ambitious company who are focused on nurturing and developing our people and ensuring they have the opportunities they want to utilise their skills; and learn and develop if desired. Your role will be varied and customer focused, surrounded by like-minded colleagues who work together to ensure an excellent service. In this role, you’ll get to see the impact your skills have on the sites you work with every day; and all whilst working in a secure, inclusive and caring environment.

The successful Supervisor will have strong experience in working in a void and tenanted property environment within the Social Housing sector, on both planned Internal and External Painting Works 

What’s in it for you?           

  • Attractive salary & benefits to suit you
  • 22 Days Hols & BH – option to buy or sell holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Fleet Van/Fuel Card
  • We also offer a; Discounted Healthcare Scheme, High street & lifestyle discounts including Taste card, a day paid volunteering per year, length of service awards, and more…. 

Painting Working Supervisor  Duties include:

  • Previous experience working as a dedicated Working Supervisor with a Painting background ideally working on domestic properties both internally and externally, involves working at height.
  • Ensure the supervised site activities comply with H&S regulations, legislation and all staff follow Novus H&S policies and procedures through effective training, risk assessments and audits, record keeping, etc.
  • Monitor and identify H&S issues, resolve issues within the supervised team(s), and escalate any other safety matters accordingly in a timely manner
  • Ensure quality delivery of works though daily/weekly auditing and supervision; resolve issues and escalate any other matters accordingly in a timely manner
  • Provide regular and timely feedback on the progress of works against targets to relevant operational, helpdesk and commercial teams
  • Monitor day to day customer relations and take reasonable steps to prevent issues from occurring
  • Provide information on site activities to support Contracts Manager in progress meetings with clients and customers; prepare regular performance reports when required
  • Assist Contracts Manager in managing staff in line with policies and procedures, such as recruitment, training, capability, disciplinary, talent development and succession; escalate issues accordingly and contribute to performance reviews
  • Escalate training and development needs.
  • This role will require a DBS check.

Skills required for Working Supervisor

  • Working Supervisor with a painting bias
  • Happy to work both internally and externally on Domestic properties 
  • Good knowledge of trade products and solutions
  • Good Quality and compliance standards
  • SMSTS or SSSTS qualified – training can be provided in these areas
  • HSE Three Day First Aid at Work certificate.
  • Basic IT skills, proficient in the use of emails. MS Office etc
  • Previous experience of within a Social Housing/Tenanted live environment preferred but not essential subject to experience.
  • Must hold a Full UK Driving license
  • Able to work towards tight deadlines within compromising work
  • Excellent team player with strong communication skills, ability to problem solve and demonstrate initiative

A little bit about us

Novus Property Solutions is a dynamic, award-winning property maintenance, refurbishment, compliance, and decarbonisation specialist with more than 700 colleagues in 19 locations across Great Britain, providing a combination of local knowledge and national strength. We are a social and environmentally responsible family-owned business with a rich 127-year heritage, delivering a range of bespoke services and solutions to a wide variety of clients. Our vision is to be the leader in building and maintenance solutions, delivered with compassion and care for the communities in which we operate

At Novus Property Solutions we value people, and we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse workplace that enables our people to bring their full selves to work. We understand for many reasons that people very rarely meet all the criteria laid out in the job advert, so, we encourage you to apply for the role even if you do not meet all the criteria or hold all the qualifications. You may be just who we are looking for to join our award-winning Property Maintenance company in this, or another role.


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