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Location:   Based at Four Seasons day centre, School Lane, Kettering

Rate of pay:  £8.20 per hour (pay increase pending)

Hours of work:  35 hours per week (open to 17.5 x 2 jobshare)

About the role

To undertake handyperson and decorating work and to carry out DIY and gardening tasks at the homes of older people in Northamptonshire to help them maintain a safe environment and keep their independence.

About you

We are looking for someone with proven handyperson and decorating skills and practical knowledge of basic electrical, plumbing, carpentry and other DIY-type skills.  You should be able to demonstrate respect for elderly and vulnerable clients and have a reassuring nature when dealing with nervous clients.  If you are practically minded with competent home maintenance skills and love gardening please get in touch.

For more information or an informal chat about this post please call Pamela Kom on 01604 611200.

How to apply for our vacancies

Download our job application form and equal opportunities policy.  Complete either the Word or PDF version of the application form and either email to or post it to:

Age UK Northamptonshire
31 Billing Road

Please do not send CVs as they will be discounted.  For more information about these roles and working for Age UK  Northamptonshire, call us on 01604 611200 or email

Closing date for applications:   Friday 8th March 2019, 4pm
Interviews:  to be arranged

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