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Location:   Northampton and south of the county

Rate of pay:  £8.91 per hour

Hours of work:  casual contract

About the role

To undertake handyperson, decorating and DIY-type work at the homes of older people in Northamptonshire to help them maintain a safe environment and keep their independence. This would involve fitting key safes, grabrails and installing personal alarm equipment and also such work as moving furniture and clearing gutters.

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 vulnerable older people 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 recruitment@ageuknorthants.org.uk or post it to:

Age UK Northamptonshire
The William and Patricia Venton Centre
York Road
Northampton
NN1 5DQ

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 recruitment@ageuknorthants.org.uk

Closing date for applications:   extended
Interviews:  to be arranged

Job description (149 KB)

Application form as a PDF to download and print out (369 KB)

Application form to download and open with Microsoft Word (168 KB) 

Equal opportunities policy (95 KB)