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The Gelder Group is an incredible place to work and our goal is to recruit motivated and committed people with the knowledge, skills, experience, and most importantly the enthusiasm to succeed in a competitive environment. If you think you’re a good fit for the Gelder Group, please apply for one of our positions.

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The Gelder Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company’s established policy is to ensure that no unlawful discrimination occurs, either directly or indirectly, against any person on the grounds of colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, age, sex or marital status, religion or religious belief, sexual orientation or disability, or be disadvantaged by any other condition or requirement that is not essential for carrying out the job.

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Apprentice Surveyor

Location: Barlborough
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

Working hours: 7am - 4.30pm Monday-Friday

Apprenticeship duration: 30 months, employment and progression within the organisation may be possible upon successful completion of the Apprenticeship.

You will work for The Gelder Group as an Apprentice Surveyor. You will work for our Insurance Renovation and Repair division on various contracts ranging from private houses to commercial properties. This apprenticeship is for 2.5 years starting at Level 3 Construction in the Built Environment.

Duties will include, but will not be limited to (full job role training will be provided);

  • Validating, settling and scheduling domestic and commercial insurance claims.

  • Working directly with several insurance companies and networks. Claims such as subsidence, flood, fire, escapes of water, impact, accidental damage, storm etc.

  • Producing schedules, final accounts, variations, interim payment claims, private quotations and health and safety documentations

  • Carrying out moisture readings

  • Offering professional advice to clients and policy holders.

Wage per hour from September 2020 when you will be enrolled in your college course: £3.90, NMW rate for your age will apply until such time you're enrolled at college.

Essential skills;

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages especially Outlook and Excel would be an advantage but training will be given.
  • Great telephone manner
  • Pride yourself on great customer service and ensure your work is done to the highest standard.
  • Confident individual who has the desire and personal drive to achieve the apprenticeship.
  • Good communication skills, time management and organisation.
  • GCSE A - C or equivalent in Maths and English is preferable but not essential.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

Stores / Drying Operative

Location: Barlborough
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

Responsibilities:

  • To control and record the movement of stock.
  • To carry out local deliveries.
  • To deliver, install and monitor drying equipment and the drying process in policy holders properties.

Full training will be given on both roles.

The right candidate will:

  • Be physically capable to carry out manual handling tasks.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Hold a full UK driving licence.
  • Communicate effectively both written and orally.
  • Work well with others.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

Painters and Decorators

Location: Lincoln
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

The Gelder Group is a diverse mixture of divisions and companies all orientated around the delivery of high quality customer excellence in the construction industry.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our ever expanding Insurance, Repair and Renovation team based in Sturton by Stow, Lincoln.

You will be part of an established dedicated team dealing with insurance repairs. The ideal candidate will be able to work to tight timescales, use their own initiative and work at the highest standards providing customers with quality work.

You must have relevant experience/qualifications to your trade, a full driving license, CSCS card and references from previous works.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

Claims Handler

Location: Barlborough
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

Hours: 8 hours per day between 8am-5.30pm

Wage: Dependant on experience, exceeds NMW

Working for this privately owned company, who pride themselves on staff development and recognition, you will be the "linchpin" who co-ordinates activity and personnel involved in the world of insurance claims. You will be responsible for liaising with the general public, Company Surveyors, Loss Adjusters and Contracts Managers on a daily basis. This is an exciting opportunity to join a highly motivated team of friendly individuals providing a first class service to their new and existing customer base. The ideal candidate may come from either an insurance or legal background where accuracy is essential.

Personal specification:

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel
  • Good communication skills written and verbal
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Time management skills and ability to prioritise workload
  • Attention to detail and accuracy are a vital personal trait, together with an understanding and sympathetic manner
  • Excellent and accurate data entry skills.

Key responsibilities:

  • To liaise with general public regarding insurance claims
  • Take responsibility for surveyor's diaries and co-ordinate meetings/site visits
  • Allocate jobs to Contracts Managers and liaise with them on a daily basis
  • Act as liaison between the Insured and all contractors
  • Set up new claims onto the system
  • Monitor all claims on a daily basis, ensuring work is carried out within budget
  • Adhere to data protection legislation.
  • This is not a "pure" administrative vacancy, you will need to be composed, level headed, and possess a calm demeanour.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a privately owned company, who believe in staff recognition and development. The company, instigated in 1988, has developed and grown, through a reputation of quality workmanship and today has a turnover of £40m.

Gelder Group would like to inform all recruitment agencies that for this position we will only be accepting CVs direct from the applicants.

Unfortunately, because of the volume of applications we receive either speculatively or in response to our adverts, we aren't able to give individuals status updates nor to communicate with applicants who have not been shortlisted for interview. Applicants should therefore assume that they have been unsuccessful if they have not heard from us within 4 weeks of submitting their details. We thank you for your interest in Gelder and if unsuccessful would encourage you to apply again in the future.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

All Construction Trades

Location: Barlborough
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

The Gelder Group is a diverse mixture of divisions and companies all orientated around the delivery of high quality customer excellence in the construction industry.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our ever expanding Insurance, Repair and Renovation team based in Barlborough.

You will be part of an established dedicated team dealing with insurance repairs. The ideal candidate will be able to work to tight timescales, use their own initiative and work at the highest standards providing customers with quality work.

You must have relevant experience/qualifications to your trade, a full driving license, CSCS card and references from previous works.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

Plasterer

Location: Lincoln
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

The Gelder Group is a diverse mixture of divisions and companies all orientated around the delivery of high quality customer excellence in the construction industry.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our ever expanding Insurance, Repair and Renovation team based in Sturton by Stow, Lincoln.

You will be part of an established dedicated team dealing with insurance repairs. The ideal candidate will be able to work to tight timescales, use their own initiative and work at the highest standards providing customers with quality work.

You must have relevant experience/qualifications to your trade, a full driving license, CSCS card and references from previous works.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

All Construction Trades

Location: Lincoln
Department: Insurance, Repair & Renovation

The Gelder Group is a diverse mixture of divisions and companies all orientated around the delivery of high quality customer excellence in the construction industry.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join our ever expanding Insurance, Repair and Renovation team based in Sturton by Stow, Lincoln.

You will be part of an established dedicated team dealing with insurance repairs. The ideal candidate will be able to work to tight timescales, use their own initiative and work at the highest standards providing customers with quality work.

You must have relevant experience/qualifications to your trade, a full driving license, CSCS card and references from previous works.

To apply for the above position, send your CV and covering letter to katie.scott@gelder.co.uk, or by post to:

Katie Scott
Gelder Group, Head Office
Tillbridge Lane
Sturton By Stow
Lincoln. LN1 2DS

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