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Handyperson

Posted 24 January by Retinue Solutions Ended
Handyperson

Location: Cullum Road, Bury St Edmunds

Salary: £14,214 per annum (£11,763 per annum pro-rata)

Hours: 30

12 months Fixed Term Contract

The role

We are looking for a Handyperson to join our Cullum Road scheme in Bury St Edmunds. Cullum Road consists of 32 apartments, providing housing and care to people from the age of 55 with a diverse range of needs. It is our aim to provide support to enable residents to live as independently as they can in their own home for as long as possible. Cullum Road has on site care 24 hours a day.

You will be responsible for the general up keep of our facilities, manage resident's expectations, complete day to day repairs, fire alarm testing, planned and proactive maintenance programmes. You will also be responsible for some of the external areas of the scheme, maintaining grass and landscapes areas.

About you

To be successful, you'll need to be a customer orientated handyperson who has basic knowledge of main trades, carpentry, painting, plumbing, electrics. You will have a good understanding of Health & Safety. You must be an excellent communicator and have previous experience of working with supported client groups.

You will need a driving licence and access to a vehicle for this role.

Why apply?

We believe that an organisation's best asset is its people, and as such we want everyone to feel that they can make a difference. We want to unlock the potential in all Orbit employees and maximise their satisfaction in the job. We have a corporate training programme, opportunities for professional development and our staff tell us we are a great organisation to work for. We offer an excellent benefits package, including private medical insurance, discounted dental insurance and gym membership, 27 days holiday entitlement and pension scheme.

About us

As one of the country's largest housing associations, Orbit owns and manages 40,000 homes and is committed to its purpose of Building Communities. Orbit is an ambitious, dynamic organisation with national reach and influence. We are passionate about making a real difference to our communities, ensuring our customers are proud of where they live. We are a long-term sustainable business and make profit for a purpose in order to re-invest in our services and to build much needed new homes.

How to apply

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement that demonstrates how you meet the key criteria we need. If you wish to discuss the role further, please contact Jennifer Cole at Retinue Solutions, on .

Advert closing date - Wednesday 7th Febraury

Retinue Solutions is committed to equality in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer.
Retinue Solutions is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 34313725

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