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Salary £36,658 per annum (plus 5% call out enhancement)
Location St Austell, Cornwall
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Our Property Services Team are currently recruiting for a qualified Electrician to join their team.

Property Services at Ocean provide trade services to our tenants and our Electricians provide Electrical duties within the Maintenance, Voids, Planned, Energy, Compliance and Heating Teams. 

The position is permanent, full time (40 hours per week) with a salary of £36,658 per annum (plus 5% call out/multiskilled enhancement once probation completed) 


  • You will work either alone or as part of a team undertaking duties of a qualified electrician on building maintenance, improvement work and new installations throughout our housing stock.
  • You will be included in our out of hour’s service (after probation passed) which brings the additional benefit of overtime and of a 5% call out/multi-skilled salary enhancement.
  • The role requires the ability for the post holder to hold basic skills in various trade disciplines and ensure works provided are of the highest quality, efficient and good value for money for our customers.


  • It is essential you hold a full Electrical Qualification at level 3 or higher, or equivalent and a Full Clean Driving Licence
  • You will also have experience of domestic and/or commercial related works
  • Have up to date knowledge and understanding of Electricity at Work regulations
  • Experience in providing excellent customer service and developing relationships

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups and appointment to the post will be subject to a satisfactory basic check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

About You

  • Be highly competent as a qualified electrician with experience in the electrical industry with a firm commitment to accountability, performance management, target setting and monitoring
  • Have good customer service skills along with good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and remain calm under pressure
  • Value equality, diversity and inclusion and takes appropriate action when there is evidence of discrimination or inequality

For more information regarding to specific responsibilities, knowledge and experience please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.


-27 days holiday (plus Banks) 

-Occupational Sick Pay at 3 month full pay and 3 month half pay

-Pension 4% employer contribution which includes Death in Service Benefit 3x annual salary

-Medicash - Health Cash Plan (inc Dental and Optical)

Closing: Sunday 25th February 2024 at Midnight

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible

Ocean Housing Ltd is a not for profit, charitable registered provider of social and affordable housing, with a stock of over 4,700 properties throughout Cornwall. We are part of the Cornwall Homechoice ‘Choice Based Lettings’ scheme.

At Ocean we believe affordable housing is not just about the buildings, but about the people who turn them into homes. We provide a wide range of services to our residents, helping them to make the most of their homes and the communities they live in.

“To be an innovative provider of quality homes and services, with residents and staff at the heart of Ocean, and Ocean at the heart of the community.”

At Ocean our vision is to be the employer of choice for Cornwall. We want to create a work environment where everyone feels like they belong, can bring their best, authentic selves to work every day and are provided with the support they need to do a great job.

Our purpose is to create a modern, dynamic and agile work environment, fit for the 21st Century and one of which all of our colleagues feel included and proud to be a part of. An environment which enables colleagues to provide quality, affordable homes and services for the people of Cornwall. We believe work is what you do, not where you go and therefore colleagues deliver their work where it best suits the need, whether that be in the office, home or around a local area or site using local facilities. Colleagues are agile and work or have meetings in any place to suit the need and task.

Generous Holiday Entitlement

Healthcare Benefits

Occupational Sick Pay Scheme

Pension which includes Death in Service Benefit

Best Place to Work at Cornwall Business Awards 2022
Sponsored by the Skills Hub

“This is a really challenging sector to work in and Ocean Housing Group have really gone above and beyond to support their workforce. They really show strong leadership from above in putting their employees first and the level of engagement they get from everyone in their teams is commendable, with really high number of team members taking part in surveys, consultancy and feedback. The Ocean Housing Group have also invested in the continual improvement of their staff, services and benefits to ensure that staff consistently feel invested in and valued – Well Done!”

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