Handyperson

6 days left

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Derby
Salary
15000.00 - 20000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
29 Apr 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About Us
Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing is one of the UKs leading providers of affordable housing and care and support services. We employ over 1900 people to manage and develop our large portfolio of nearly 56,000 homes serving over 75,000 customers across London, the East Midlands, Southern and the East of England.
This role
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our Handy Person team. The Handy Person service is contracted by Derbyshire County Councilto deliver a range of small repairs, install assistive technology and undertake home fire safety checks, installing smoke detectors where applicable. The service is predominately for people over the age of 60 living in Southern Derbyshire.The position available is to work in districts across southern Derbyshire (South Derbyshire, Amber Valley, Erewash, and Derbyshire Dales)
This is a part time role working 30 hours a week, 4 days a week, Monday to Friday 9.00 ? 5.30. However we can be flexible in the hours we are offering so if you think you could make a difference to our customers and their ability to remain living independently we would like to hear from you and we will discuss flexible hours.
You will mainly work alone, however there will be occasions when 2 operatives will be required to undertake work, i.e. moving furniture to facilitate hospital discharge. Operatives will be responsible for their time management, making initial contact with clients to arrange appointments and planning their journeys to ensure value for money is delivered.
What youll need to succeed
Experience of delivering repairs and handyperson tasks is required to be considered for this role. It is also essential that you have a full UK driving licence. Experience of working with vulnerable people would be desirable, but not essential.
To be successful as a Handy Person you must also be organised with excellent communication and customer service skills. As all jobs are recorded electronically a good standard of IT skills is required so should be included on your CV.
What youll get in return
In return, you will be exposed to the fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing and utilising your skill set.
We offer great benefits, in addition to generous holiday entitlement we provide:
-eye care scheme
-salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
-enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
-life assurance with a matched contribution (up to 12%) pension scheme
-plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names
What you need to do now
If youre interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if its the ideal job for you, click apply now to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or for more information call us now on (phone number removed).
Our promise
All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.
"We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfill their potential and realise their aspirations

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