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Handy Person - Alexandra Way

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Part Time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 22/11/2018 23:59
£16,626 - £16,863
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Skilled Trade
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Alexandra Way
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Job details 

Closing date:
22 Nov

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Summary of the post:

Under the general supervision of the Registered/ Duty Manager to ensure that the Care Home has minor building repairs and decorations carried out, to undertake all household maintenance including Health and Safety aspects

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Main Duties:

To be aware of all Health & Safety tasks- water temperatures, fire system testing.

To undertake minor repairs and maintenance as and when required

To undertake responsibility in general cleanliness and observation that boilers are working and report any defects

To ensure all stores are adequately stored and areas kept clean and tidy

To undertake repair work for residents i.e. pump up wheelchair tyres, hang pictures, put up shelves etc.

To collect items from the shops and make any deliveries necessary

To assist with high cleaning in the kitchen area

To maintain all tools and equipment

To ensure both the outside and inner garden areas are kept clean & tidy, there will also be some gardening involved with this post i.e. pruning, planting & weeding.

To carry out any other duties commensurate with the grade of the post

Selection Criteria:
(To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form).


Experience in DIY

Experience with using power tools

You must be able to work on your own using your own initiative

You will need to be flexible in working hours

Exemplifying the Council's values and behaviours.

Additional Info:

Use of a vehicle

If the nature of the duties require you to travel on Council business on a regular basis, so you must either have a current driving licence and provide a car, or have access to appropriate means of travel.

If you use your vehicle on authorised Council business, you will receive a mileage payment based on the Inland Revenue Authorised Mileage Allowance Payment Scheme (AMAPS). The allowance is provided on the condition that your own insurance covers you for business use and indemnifies the Council against claim (including those concerning passengers) arising out of the use of the vehicle on official business. You will also be eligible for a car loan if you meet the criteria within the Council’s Car Loan Scheme.


Please note that it is a requirement of employment that an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is obtained for this post. This means that you must declare any criminal convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings unless these are ‘protected’ as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975 (as amended in 2013).
The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) has a confidential checking process for transgender applicants who do not wish to reveal details of their previous identity to the person who has asked them to complete an application form for a DBS check. The contact details are:
Sensitive Applications Team, Customer services, PO Box 165, Liverpool, L69 3JD
Email sensitive@dbs.gsi.gov.uk

Contact Name: Lynne Smith – 01454 866127

Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services. Our managers are also required to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate their staff to achieve.

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South Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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