Public Sector

Temporary Caretaker/Handyperson (East London)

Full Time Temporary

UK Jobs Board

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 Stratford in the borough of Newham in East London, the post holder will be involved in maintaining communal areas within the blocks and on estates, carrying out communal cleaning and small maintenance repairs as well as grounds maintenance work.

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 are absolutely essential.

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 as soon as possible.

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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