England Associates are widely recognised in the construction, defence, FM and maintenance markets. We have longstanding relationships with many of the UK’s leading businesses who rely on us to deliver a professional service that is reactive whilst maintaining a reliable delivery. We supply fully referenced staff to varying projects for long or short-term contracts sometimes at very short notice.

Reliability is a commonly used word in contract / freelance world and ultimately what an agency is judged on. Our client and candidate feedback in this area demonstrates we are rated among the best within our key sectors for our conversion rate, service levels and supporting successful projects.

Our comprehensive and managed compliance process is completed with candidates before their first day on site. We partner with some very high profile businesses including governmental bodies to ensure that our compliance standards are second to none. This along with our commitment to having strong relationships with our clients and sector expertise allow us to outperform other freelance solutions on offer in our market.

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The latest temporary and fixed term roles:


£ 12.00 - £ 14.00 per hour
Multi Skilled Tradesman - Location: Brent -  £12p/h - £14p/h   
I am looking for an experienced multi skilled tradesman who has a background working within homes and workplace's. The ideal candidate will come from a background in fabric engineering, plumbing, painting etc.
Role
You will be responsible for the preventative and reactive maintenance to private residences and commercial buildings. You will liaise with your Site Manager and report directly to the Contracts Manager.  
Candidate Information
As the successful candidate you will have experience in planned and reactive repairs, multi trades background is essential. Candidates must have own transport as well as appropriate tools.  
For this role you must be able to communicate and engage with customers efficiently with good customer service skills and be able to conduct yourself in a professional manner.    
Essential Qualifications:
CSCS, Asbestos Awareness
 
Benefits   
Competitive salary.
You will be working for a highly reputable company, one of the UK's largest property services companies, at the forefront of looking after the built environment with particular expertise in the social housing, education and commercial sectors.
The client understands and recognises that their people define the organisation and help them to grow, therefore are always looking to promote within
    
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
 
£ 23000.00 - £ 26000.00 per annum
Claims Handler/ Desktop Surveyor - Location: London, Barking - c: £25,000 salary    
I am looking for an experienced desktop surveyor to handle insurance based claims within the property services industry. The ideal candidate will have a vast knowledge of property services, primarily specializing in insurance/ property claims.      
Role
  • You will be responsible for handling both social and domestic housing claims with tight deadlines and schedules.
  • Liaising with internal and external contractors to request valuations.
  • Settling the final accounts whilst constantly working new claims.
  • Requesting variations from internal and external contractors.
  • You will have general adhoc administrative duties such as filing, photocopying and entering data.
  • Putting together priced reports for the end user or policy holder.
 
Candidate Information    
The successful Desktop Surveyor will be from a social and domestic insurance background with experience in handling claims and surveys. Experience in working with computers is vital for this position. For this role you must be able to communicate and engage with policy holders and contractors efficiently. You must have good customer service skills and be able to conduct yourself in a professional manner.      
If you are interested please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.  
£ 13.50 - £ 16.00 per hour
Multi Tradesman - Location: Hampshire - £13.50p/h - £16p/h  
This company is a national maintenance company who specialize in building and facilities maintenance. They pride themselves in being professional, honest, versatile and committed to providing a higher standard of quality, safety and technical excellence. They strive to deliver long term successful partnerships with both their clients and the local communities whom they work alongside. They continually look to improve their services so they can deliver more for their customers and end users.  
Role  
We are seeking conscientious and enthusiastic trades persons with a can-do attitude and flexible approach. Trades persons must have qualifications and relevant experience in one of the following trades: Carpenter, Painter and Decorator, Roofer, Bricklayer, Ground Worker or Plumber but with broad experience and capability to complete tasks outside their core competency. The operative must maintain a professional appearance and attitude and be polite and courteous at all times. It is a further requirement that all operatives must pass a DBS Vetting check.
Essential Qualifications:
  • A trade specific qualification minimum NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Must be able to show evidence of 2 other secondary skills
  • Full clean current driving licence.
  • A DBS check is required before commence of role
Desired Qualifications:  
  • PASMA trained
  • CSCS Certificate
Candidate Information  
To maintain high client satisfaction through delivery of maintenance and repairs services ensuring a consistent and safe environment and balancing constantly changing priorities.  
 
The most important elements relating to the work are:
 
  • Diagnose and rectify faults within core and other trade related repair requests.
  • To ensure that the quality of work meets the highest standards at all times.
  • Support all trades to deliver a professional and safe maintenance and repairs service.
  • Respond swiftly to all emergency situations and resolve them efficiently.
  • Keep the customer up to date with what is happening and is going to happen on their job, asking to see the repair and for any other repairs.
  • Undertake all work efficiently and cost effectively, minimising non-productive time wherever
  • possible and reporting any difficulties encountered to the Supervisor.
  • Apply sensible Health & Safety in all you do, using risk assessments, method statements and PPE when needed.
  • Maintain tools, plant and equipment in a clean and workable condition.
  • Maintain accurate records of works undertaken
  • Ask your Supervisor/Contract Manager for assistance when required.
  • Be willing to work out of hours to the requirements of the client and participate on the call out rota
  • Your company vehicle must be kept clean and tidy at all times and any defects reported to the Fleet Manager in a timely manner.
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
   
 
£ 14.00 - £ 16.00 per hour
Painting Multi Trader - Location: Ealing - £14p/h - £16p/h  
I am looking for experienced painters who have a background working within social and domestic properties. The ideal candidate will come from a background in decorating within domestic homes.
Role  
You will be responsible for decorating all aspects of social flats and houses. You will liaise with your supervisor and report directly to the contracts manager.  
Essential Qualifications:  
  • CSCS
  • DBS
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Clean Drivers Licence
Candidate Information  
The Successful candidate will have experience in planned and cyclical decorating as well as being able to carry out basic maintenance tasks within the property services industry. Candidates must have own transport as well as appropriate tools and PPE.  
For this role you must be able to communicate and engage with customers efficiently. You must have good customer service skills and be able to conduct yourself in a professional manner.  
Competitive wage based on experience.
You will be working for a highly reputable company, one of the UK's largest property services companies, at the forefront of looking after the built environment with particular expertise in the social housing, education and commercial sectors.   
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.   
£ 35000.00 - £ 40000.00 per annum
Painting Surveyor - Location: Barking - £35,000 - £40,000 salary  
This company is based in East London and is a multi-disciplinary business covering specific sectors of the property development, property management and construction industries. The company continues to grow through provision of excellence to existing and new customers.  
Position  
Due to an influx of work, my client is looking for a Surveyor to oversee price and financially control multiple redecoration schemes.          
Responsibilities
Reporting to the Contracts Manager you will be responsible for delivering quick, effective, accurate and competitive prices on large and small-scale painting and decorating contracts. You will also be well versed in that strong commercial management of busy schemes, which are a mix of direct staff and sub-contractors.          
Candidate Information  
It is essential that you have worked on volume painting contract previously, preferably in the social housing or accommodation markets. My client expects their Surveyors to be able to produce quality tenders in an efficient and competitive manner but also be able to visit schemes sand practically measure up painting projects. My clients are painting experts and will go explore your painting knowledge at interview stage. You will be IT literate. You will be a positive, articulate and ambitious character that is a self-starter able to organise their own workload and pro active enough to prioritise their work. This business looks for passion and pride in people which in turn runs through their own work ethic.          
Package
This role carries a large salary range as my client are looking for the right person as opposed to somebody that ticks a box. You will have access to a company car with a great fuel scheme.
This business truly employs a work hard and play hard attitude. They expect loyalty, commitment and hard work form those that they give opportunities to. In return, they will offer flexible scope, money and working conditions.  
Apply now to avoid disappointment!
£ 35000.00 - £ 55000.00 per annum
Regional Operations Manager - Location: Sussex, Surrey & South London - Competitive Salary
 
I am looking for an experienced Operations Manager who has experience delivering small works and building projects.
 
Role
You will be responsible for delivering small building projects between the range of £3000-£65000.
The day-to-day management of high quality customer service through a directly managed team of Area Managers, Area Inspectors, back office staff and a Partnership Contractors. 
Operational management of the relevant Responsive Repairs team and its related functions. 
Ensuring that services are delivered effectively and efficiently to high standards.  
In collaboration with the Property Management team, reviewing demands, quality and taken action where required. 
Strategically planning, recruiting and maintaining the correct headcount within the department and influencing the Partnership Contractors against job volumes for all seasonal fluctuations and forecasted increases. 
Constantly managing team performance. 
Being commercially aware of business areas changes along with other internal departments 
Controlling a dedicated budget and monitoring spend.
 
Essential Requirements:
Demonstrable significant experience of managing a Responsive Repairs section 
Demonstrable experience in the Housing Industry 
Experience of budget management 
People management experience 
Significant experience in an associated trade. 
Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
Flexible, dynamic and self-motivated 
Good communication skills 
Structured approach to problem solving 
Commercial approach via process 
 
Candidate Information
The Successful candidate will be from a social housing background with experience in delivering small building projects. The successful candidate will have significant experience of managing partner contractors, budgets and people. You will be a strong communicator and motivator with the aptitude to develop staff in a logical, controlled and timely manner.
 
Benefits
Competitive Salary + Package and Bonus Scheme
 
If you are interested in this position please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.  
£ 13.50 - £ 16.00 per hour
Carpenter Multi Trader - Location: Hampshire - £13.50p/h - £16p/h    
This company is a national maintenance company who specialize in building and facilities maintenance. They pride themselves in being professional, honest, versatile and committed to providing a higher standard of quality, safety and technical excellence. They strive to deliver long-term successful partnerships with both their clients and the local communities whom they work alongside. They continually look to improve their services so they can deliver more for their customers and end users.    
Role    
We are seeking conscientious and enthusiastic trades persons with a can-do attitude and flexible approach. Trades persons must have qualifications and relevant experience in one of the following trades: Carpenter, Painter and Decorator, Roofer, Bricklayer, Ground Worker or Plumber but with broad experience and capability to complete tasks outside their core competency. The operative must maintain a professional appearance and attitude and be polite and courteous at all times. It is a further requirement that all operatives must pass a DBS Vetting check.  
 
 
Essential Qualifications:
  • A trade specific qualification minimum NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Must be able to show evidence of 2 other secondary skills
  • Full clean current driving licence.
  • A DBS check is required before commence of role
Desired Qualifications:  
  • PASMA trained
  • CSCS Certificate
Candidate Information    
To maintain high client satisfaction through delivery of maintenance and repairs services ensuring a consistent and safe environment and balancing constantly changing priorities.    
   
The most important elements relating to the work are:  
 
  • Diagnose and rectify faults within core and other trade related repair requests.
  • To ensure that the quality of work meets the highest standards at all times.
  • Support all trades to deliver a professional and safe maintenance and repairs service.
  • Respond swiftly to all emergency situations and resolve them efficiently.
  • Keep the customer up to date with what is happening and is going to happen on their job, asking to see the repair and for any other repairs.
  • Undertake all work efficiently and cost effectively, minimising non-productive time wherever
  • Possible and reporting any difficulties encountered to the Supervisor.
  • Apply sensible Health & Safety in all you do, using risk assessments, method statements and PPE when needed.
  • Maintain tools, plant and equipment in a clean and workable condition.
  • Maintain accurate records of works undertaken
  • Ask your Supervisor/Contract Manager for assistance when required.
  • Be willing to work out of hours to the requirements of the client and participate on the call out rota
  • Your company vehicle must be kept clean and tidy at all times and any defects reported to the Fleet Manager in a timely manner.
 
 
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 100.00 - £ 120.00 per day
Painters/Decorators - Location: Chichester - Price Work  
I am looking for experienced painters who have a background working within social, domestic and MOD properties. The ideal candidate will come from a background in decorating within domestic homes.
Role  
You will be responsible for decorating all aspects of social, retirement and MOD houses. You will liaise with your site manager and report directly to the contracts manager.  
Essential Qualifications:  
  • CSCS
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Clean Drivers Licence
Candidate Information  
The Successful candidate will have experience in planned and cyclical decorating within the property services industry. Candidates must have own transport as well as appropriate tools and PPE.  
For this role you must be able to communicate and engage with customers efficiently. You must have good customer service skills and be able to conduct yourself in a professional manner.    
Benefits  
Competitive wage based on experience.
You will be working for a highly reputable company, one of the UK's largest property services companies, at the forefront of looking after the built environment with particular expertise in the social housing, education and commercial sectors.
The client understands and recognises that their people define the organisation and help them to grow, therefore are always looking to promote within
   
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.     
£ 35000.00 - £ 55000.00 per annum
Regional Operations Manager - Location: Kent & South East London - Competitive Salary
 
I am looking for an experienced Operations Manager who has experience delivering small works and building projects.
 
Role
You will be responsible for delivering small building projects between the range of £3000-£65000.
The day-to-day management of high quality customer service through a directly managed team of Area Managers, Area Inspectors, back office staff and a Partnership Contractors. 
Operational management of the relevant Responsive Repairs team and its related functions. 
Ensuring that services are delivered effectively and efficiently to high standards.  
In collaboration with the Property Management team, reviewing demands, quality and taken action where required. 
Strategically planning, recruiting and maintaining the correct headcount within the department and influencing the Partnership Contractors against job volumes for all seasonal fluctuations and forecasted increases. 
Constantly managing team performance. 
Being commercially aware of business areas changes along with other internal departments 
Controlling a dedicated budget and monitoring spend.
 
Essential Requirements:
Demonstrable significant experience of managing a Responsive Repairs section 
Demonstrable experience in the Housing Industry 
Experience of budget management 
People management experience 
Significant experience in an associated trade. 
Proficient in Microsoft Office tools (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) 
Flexible, dynamic and self-motivated 
Good communication skills 
Structured approach to problem solving 
Commercial approach via process 
 
Candidate Information
The Successful candidate will be from a social housing background with experience in delivering small building projects. The successful candidate will have significant experience of managing partner contractors, budgets and people. You will be a strong communicator and motivator with the aptitude to develop staff in a logical, controlled and timely manner.
 
Benefits
Competitive Salary + Package and Bonus Scheme
 
If you are interested in this position please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.  
£ 28080.00 - £ 28080.00 per annum
Plumbing Multi Trader - Location: Hampshire - £28,080 per annum  
This company is a national maintenance company who specialize in building and facilities maintenance. They pride themselves in being professional, honest, versatile and committed to providing a higher standard of quality, safety and technical excellence. They strive to deliver long-term successful partnerships with both their clients and the local communities whom they work alongside. They continually look to improve their services so they can deliver more for their customers and end users.  
Role  
We are seeking conscientious and enthusiastic trades persons with a can-do attitude and flexible approach. Trades persons must have qualifications and relevant experience in one of the following trades: Carpenter, Painter and Decorator, Roofer, Bricklayer, Ground Worker or Plumber but with broad experience and capability to complete tasks outside their core competency. The operative must maintain a professional appearance and attitude and be polite and courteous at all times. It is a further requirement that all operatives must pass a DBS Vetting check.
Essential Qualifications:
  • A trade specific qualification minimum NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Must be able to show evidence of 2 other secondary skills
  • Full clean current driving licence.
  • A DBS check is required before commence of role
Desired Qualifications:  
  • PASMA trained
  • CSCS Certificate
Candidate Information  
To maintain high client satisfaction through delivery of maintenance and repairs services ensuring a consistent and safe environment and balancing constantly changing priorities.  
 
The most important elements relating to the work are:
 
  • Diagnose and rectify faults within core and other trade related repair requests.
  • To ensure that the quality of work meets the highest standards at all times.
  • Support all trades to deliver a professional and safe maintenance and repairs service.
  • Respond swiftly to all emergency situations and resolve them efficiently.
  • Keep the customer up to date with what is happening and is going to happen on their job, asking to see the repair and for any other repairs.
  • Undertake all work efficiently and cost effectively, minimising non-productive time wherever
  • Possible and reporting any difficulties encountered to the Supervisor.
  • Apply sensible Health & Safety in all you do, using risk assessments, method statements and PPE when needed.
  • Maintain tools, plant and equipment in a clean and workable condition.
  • Maintain accurate records of works undertaken
  • Ask your Supervisor/Contract Manager for assistance when required.
  • Be willing to work out of hours to the requirements of the client and participate on the call out rota
  • Your company vehicle must be kept clean and tidy at all times and any defects reported to the Fleet Manager in a timely manner.
Benefits
  • Salary - £28,080 per annum
  • Holiday - 23 days per year + 8 days PH
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Contribution
  • Company Van
 
If you are interested in this position, please contact me as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.