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£20,445 pro rata
Mickleham Gardens, Cheam
Working Pattern:
Part Time
25 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/07/2020 at 23:00 PM

Job Title: Handyperson

Type of Contract: Permanent

Hours: 25 hours a week, Part-time

Salary: £20,445 pro rata

Location: Cheam, Surrey

Background Checks: Standard DBS will be completed

Closing date for applications: Sunday 5th July 2020, 23:00

Interview Dates: 21st & 22nd  of July 2020

If you have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with tenants and have a strong background in building/trade, then join Optivo as a Handyperson.

One of the largest housing providers in the UK, Optivo is also a member of the G15 group of London’s biggest housing associations. Currently, we’ve over 45,000 homes across London, the South East and the Midlands, giving 90,000 people somewhere affordable to call their own. And, we’re still growing. Indeed, with a target of 1.500 homes in development every year, there’s never been a better time to join us.

What you’ll be doing

You will provide an efficient and effective service as a member of the caretaking team. You will ensure that adequate stock control is kept of all materials, equipment and company vehicles are checked and maintained. You will carry out minor repairs & DIY as requested by the Caretaking Supervisor

What you’ll need

  • You will be self-motivated with high energy and enthusiasm.
  • You will be committed to providing a high quality service to all residents.
  • You will be able to plan efficiently and prioritise to ensure the effective use of own time.
  • You will have a good level of written & oral communication skills to complete any records relating to Health & Safety and other activities relevant to post.

What’s in it for you?

You’ll enjoy a great salary and benefits package, including 27 days (rising to 30 days) plus bank holidays, and a day off for your birthday. You can also buy and sell leave up to 5 days. We have generous pension and life assurance schemes too, plus a cycle to work scheme and travel loans. Add in a healthcare cash plan covering dental, glasses, physiotherapy, vaccinations, 24 hour GP and more, plus various high street discounts, (not to mention flexible working and in house career development opportunities). If you are passionate about what you do and share our ambitions, we look forward to hearing from you.

Equal Opportunities

At Optivo we work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are. Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, it’s about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual. We’re all different in our own way and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.

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