Maintenance Trades & Environmental Services Opportunities

As Onward continues to grow we regularly recruit to our Environmental Services and Maintenance Trades teams – if you would like to be kept informed of new vacancies to join these team please register your interest by applying to the team below.

Onward Homes is committed to paying the real living wage as we feel it is the right thing because a hard day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay.  This commitment is also extended to our apprenticeship roles who are guaranteed a real living wage also.

Onward Repairs our in-house repairs maintenance team is expanding

From April 2024 we will be directly carrying out repairs for our customers across Greater Manchester and Chesire for all responsive and voids maintenance.

Our in-house maintenance team or direct labour organisation (DLO) are given the support, training, and development they need to deliver a best-in-class repairs service to our customers.  Not only do we offer a great range of benefits and competitive market salaries (which are reviewed regularly), our trades teams also have the opportunity to progress their careers.

Many of our tradespersons become our future team leaders and managers of this first-class repairs service.

Maintenance Trades

  • Joiners
  • Plumbers
  • Electricians
  • Gas Engineer
  • Multitrade Operatives
  • Painter
  • Plasterer
  • General Building Technicians
  • General Labourer

current vacancies


Environmental Services

  • Ground Maintenance Operatives
  • Estates Cleaners
  • Arborists
  • Environmental Services Assistant

current vacancies