Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire
Handyperson Salary Circa £23,000 pro rata Location Houghton Regis Contract type Part Time Weekly hours 4 days per week; 09:00-17:00 The vacancy What we re looking for: Do you have proven experience of carrying out basic DIY/decorating and general handyperson tasks either in paid employment or in your own home? Are you able to work alongside vulnerable people and create professional relationships, all while delivering excellent customer service? Are you able to work on your own initiative and prioritise your own workload? If so, this role is perfect for you! Here at Peabody, we have an opportunity for a Handyperson on a Permanent and part-time basis at our office in Houghton Regis. A bit about the role: As a Handyperson, you will be responsible for minor maintenance and weekly fire alarm testing to supported housing properties across Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire to ensure that a safe and satisfactory environment is maintained for our vulnerable customers. Some of the key results for the role include: Carry out weekly fire alarm testing twice a week and monthly emergency light testing. Undertake basic plumbing and maintenance work to a high standard and within agreed timeframes. Maintain tools and equipment in a good and useable condition and keep a stock of consumables. Repair, replace or build basic items of furniture as necessary. Assist Specialist Housing Officers with monthly and yearly internal and external property inspections. This role will require an Enhanced DBS check, a UK driver s licence and access to a vehicle. Working days are flexible, however there is a preference to work on a Tuesday and Thursday to coincide with current fire testing days. A bit about us: 160 years after it was established, Peabody is one of the oldest not-for-profit housing associations in the UK. The Peabody Group is responsible for more than 107,000 homes, with around 220,000 residents across London and the Home Counties. We also have around 20,000 care and support customers. Our purpose is to help people flourish, and we are getting closer to residents by taking a local approach. We are committed to delivering a responsive and easily accessible repairs service and investing in our existing homes so they are safe and well maintained. Our retrofit projects will make thousands of our homes more energy efficient. We work with councils and communities to promote economic inclusion, tackle inequality and poverty, and prioritise wellbeing. Here are just a few of the benefits of working at Peabody: Flexible and hybrid working (depending on the role) Up to 30 days annual holiday plus bank holidays Competitive salaries that are benchmarked regularly against current market rates? Two additional paid volunteering days each year? Family friendly policies Flexible benefits scheme, including options for Healthcare, Dental care, Critical illness cover, vouchers, technology scheme and access to a discount portal? 4 x Life Assurance Up to 10% pension contribution matched 1:1 Are you ready to apply? PLEASE NOTE: As an employer, Peabody does not provide sponsorship as a licenced UK employer. To be considered for the position of Handyperson, please click on the? Apply Now ?button?and submit both your CV and a bit about why we should consider you for the role.?