Handyperson/Trainee Caretaker (Driver: South London)

England, London, Croydon
Up to £14.11 per hour
31 Mar 2021
28 Apr 2021
JN -032021-175128
Robin Turner
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has emerged for a Trainee Caretaker/Handyperson to join one of Badenoch and Clark's largest and leading Housing Association clients in a temporary post, leading to permanent should the successful applicant perform well.

Based in Croydon in South London and covering two local schemes by company van, the post holder will be involved in visiting elderly care homes, vulnerable resident blocks, carrying out minor repairs in communal areas and residents flats.

You will be working as part of a team (or sometimes independently) visiting schemes carrying out repairs and improvements in communal areas and grounds. The type of work includes painting and cleaning internal areas, fixing fences, planting, repairs to gates, sheds, bin stores etc.

This is a full time post (35 hours per week, Monday to Friday) and the successful candidate will be expected to have strong interest or knowledge in:

* Carrying out a variety of small repair jobs and working effectively as part of a team and under own initiative.
* Trade skills, Gardening or DIY.
* Raising repair orders.
* A good standard of literacy and IT skills (as you will be required to use a PC at times undertaking online courses and assessments. However this can be learnt on the job during the probationary period).

Please note, whilst previous caretaking/ handyperson experience would be ideal for this role, my client is very willing to train ambitious and fully committed trainees to do this role, so applications from all career backgrounds will happily be considered. Strong customer service skills is absolutely essential, and a clean driving license and recent driving experience is required too.

Only applicants who are committed to a long term career within estate services, and can start on short notice (1 week's notice period maximum) need apply for this role as the client is keen to fill this vacancy before early/mid April 2021.

Badenoch + Clark acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Badenoch + Clark UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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