01 July 2020
Home Group
Location: Tyne & Wear
Salary: £18,200 to £19,900
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Job Description

Handy Person

Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hpw)

Salary £18,200 to £19,900 rising to £25,000 per annum

Plus brilliant benefits!

About the service

At Home Group its critical we continue to deliver services for our customers during the COVID-19 outbreak, and our awesome colleagues are at the very heart of making that happen. We need Brilliant People like you to join us (and not just during this challenging time). We are doing things a little differently at the moment, so to keep you, our customers and ourselves safe well engage with you digitally where possible. 


We have a fantastic opportunity for you to join a service supporting customer's in their own home to live safely and independently. 


We work with customers with complex needs to enable them to maintain their tenancy and make a house their home.  We provide a range of support packages to ensure customers are empowered to successfully live in the community within and around Tyneside and Northumberland.


About the role

You will be responsible for all minor repair works as 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 all internal decoration of the premises and any emergency repairs that are deemed necessary. Externally to the premises you will be expected to maintain general garden maintenance.


Our customer accommodation will be dispersed across 5 Local Authorities, youll play a significantly important role in our void turnaround process, assisting with the setup of an empty property, which will include assembling flat pack furniture and ensuring repairs and maintenance logs are kept up to date. 


You will be joining a fantastic team and be part of an outstanding new service thriving to support vulnerable customers. There will also be opportunity to work in other areas of the business. 

As the role involves community working the hours can be flexible to enable you to manage your time effectively.


About you

Youll be a great team player who has skills in maintenance including carpentry, basic plumbing and decorating and be able to complete a diverse range of tasks. You will be an organised person and be an excellent communicator in order to work alongside other team members and have regular interaction with our customers.


Want to know more?

If youre not reading this advert on our careers pages, press the APPLY NOW button to access lots of useful stuff! You can download the Handy Person Job Description and find out more about Home Group. Weve also got some short films that show you what its like to work here, and we know youll want to find out more about our award winning benefits and rewards package!


To apply

Dont 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, weve also got some great templates to help you.

Youre 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!

Work Permit:

All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.