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Handyperson

Vacancy Summary
Employer:
West Berkshire Council
Salary:
£21116 to £24799 per annum, pro-rata (Grade F)
Location:
Birchwood Care Home, Newbury
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Hours:
18.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
22/09/2019 at 23:59 PM
Reference:
V3723
Vacancy Description

West Berkshire Council Property Team manages over 150 properties with a diverse property portfolio ranging from schools to leisure centres.

Our current requirement is for part time handyperson for Birchwood Care Home, Newbury, and you would be required to carry out minor repairs, scheduled checks and testing and liaise with external contractors.

We are looking for a committed individual with good all round practical skills in basic carpentry, plumbing, decorating and electrics. An awareness of asbestos and legionella is preferred but not essential.

You will be a strong communicator and be comfortable interacting with all levels and job profiles within the Authority.  Being enthusiastic and reliable with a friendly manner is essential to this position.

A full driving licence is required.

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as flexible working, access to a wide range of relevant training, local government pension scheme, family friendly policies, a range of local discounts and much more. You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement of 26 days per annum rising to a maximum of 34 days, depending on how long you’ve worked for us and the grade of your job.

Interviews will take place on 27th September 2019.

For an informal discussion, please contact Neil Thompson (Facilities Officer) on 01635 519483 or Carla Kell (Home Manager) on 01635 33967.



Equal Opportunities
The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.
How to apply

Please complete an online application form.

All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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