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Handy Person

Reference number: SW-009802
  • Salary: £19,047* per annum (*Salary is reviewed annually in line with the Real Living Wage)
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Employer: Oasis Community Housing
  • Location: South Tyneside and Sunderland
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Handy Person

Do you have experience in carrying out basic repairs and maintenance of residential properties? Would you like to use your skills as part of our maintenance team, responsible for the general day-to-day repairs and maintenance of a small portfolio of properties, which are either owned or leased by the Oasis Community Housing?

 

We are seeking to recruit a Handy Person based in Gateshead to carry out day to day repairs and maintenance including responding to unforeseen faults and disrepair as they arise, clean up and redecoration of rooms, responding to health and safety issues and work with the Maintenance Team in delivering a cyclical programme of improvement. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable, more importantly; we are looking for someone who has the necessary skills to carry out general repairs to fixtures, fittings and furniture, assembling furniture, painting and decorating, basic joinery and plumbing tasks, gardening and grounds maintenance and have an awareness of Health and Safety.

 

The successful candidate must also have the ability to work on their own initiative, interact with people from a wide range of backgrounds, maintain strong professional boundaries, be motivated, trustworthy and have a flexible attitude. They must also hold a full UK driving licence with access to a vehicle.

 

Oasis Community Housing is a Christian response to homelessness and disadvantage providing housing, support and other specialised services. We welcome applicants from all faiths or none, but it is important that all employees understand and sympathise with the Christian vision, ethos and culture of the organisation

 

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, meeting essential criteria and Enhanced DBS (dependent on role).

 

If you wish to get more information or discuss this vacancy, please contact: andreia@southwarkworks.org.uk

Date posted: 18/05/2022

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