Handy Person

Home Group
Gateshead (Chevington)
£30,000_0 - £9,999
15 May 2021
11 Jun 2021
Full Time
Organisation Type

Handy Person – Rented and Supported Services
(3 positions available)

Across the Gateshead region

Permanent Contract
Full Time (37.5 hpw) 
Salary £18,576 to £19,900 rising to £25,350 per annum
Plus, brilliant Benefits!

About the role
We have fabulous opportunity for you to join our awesome team. You will represent Home Group and be a main point of contact for all general property and grounds maintenance queries in the Leam Lane area of Gateshead. This will also include reporting, monitoring and escalating repairs where necessary to our dedicated customer contact centre and maintenance team.
You will be responsible for all minor repair works requested such as repairs to doors, locks and changing tap washers along with general household duties such as unblocking sinks. You will be required to undertake internal decoration of premises and any minor emergency repairs that are deemed necessary. Externally to the premises you will be expected carry out general garden maintenance and communal cleaning.
In addition to this you will support with estate inspections, compliance tasks, arranging for the removal of fly tipping, and litter picking amongst any other tasks that may come along. This role is customer orientated and you must have a ‘can do’ attitude.
Our aim is to keep the estate clean and tidy making it an aesthetically appealing sustainable environment for our customers to live in. Together we’ll make a difference!

Working hours
You’ll work Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00 however some flexibility is required to ensure that any allocated works are completed to a high standard, within budget and timescales. As we’re asking you to be flexible for us, we aim to give you the time you need to spend time doing the things that matter to you!

About you 
You’ll be a great team player who has skills in maintenance including carpentry, basic plumbing and decorating and be prepared to complete a diverse range of tasks. You will be an organised person and excellent communicator in order to work alongside team members and have regular interaction with our customers.
It would be amazing if you have worked in this type of environment before, however it’s your “can do” positive attitude and enthusiasm that are critical to make this role a success. We can nurture your talent, just let us know in your cover letter why you have a passion for working here!
Ideally, you need to be able to drive, as well as having access to a car insured for business purposes. Don’t worry, we’ll pay you expenses to cover this use!
When you join, you’ll need to have a valid Check under the Disclosure and Barring Service. The great news is that we will pay for that to be done if you don’t have a transferrable one.

Want to know more?
If you’re not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download our Handy Person Job description, and find out more about Home Group. We’ve also got some short films that show you what it’s like to work here, and we know you’ll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!

To apply
Don’t delay applying for this brilliant job, as we may close it early if we get lots of applications! Just upload your CV and if you have one, your covering letter (this will help us learn more about you!). If you need them, we’ve also got some great templates to help you.

You’re unique!
Home Group play a big part in tackling prejudice and discrimination, not just for our customers, but colleagues too! You can be yourself here, because we value everything that makes you unique. So whatever your age, race, sexuality, disability, religion, or gender identity, we recognise and celebrate our differences. Together we make Home Group a great place to work!

During Covid
We’re continuing to deliver services for our customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, and our brilliant colleagues are at the very heart of making that happen. We’re doing things a little differently at the moment, so to keep everyone safe, we’ll engage with you digitally where possible. Check out our awesome video to find out more on how our colleagues have felt supported here during the outbreak.

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