Thank you for your interest in working for Age UK Wandsworth.  We have the following opportunity:

Handyperson

Salary: £24,738 per annum, pro-rated

Hours: 28 hrs per week

Contract length: until 31st March 2019 initially

Do you have excellent DIY skills and a passion for supporting older people?  

Age UK Wandsworth works to improve the quality of life of older people and their carers in the London borough of Wandsworth through the provision of a range of preventative services.  The Handyperson Service provides practical support in people’s homes to enable them to maintain independent living.

You will be visiting people in their homes to assist with a wide range of practical tasks such as fitting grab rails, bannister rails and key safes, putting up blinds, changing tap washers and moving furniture to make space for hospital beds and equipment. 

You will work closely with the office team to collect jobs and feedback any issues as well as complete basic paperwork to support the reporting process. 

The successful candidate will be an experienced and enthusiastic handyperson, used to undertaking a wide range of work in people’s homes. You will also need to have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working with older people. 

The post is subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For further details please see the job description and person specification.

To apply, please complete the Application pack below and send your Application, Equal Opportunities Monitoring and Declaration of Criminal Convictions forms to jobs@ageukwandsworth.org.uk 

The closing date for applications is: Thursday 2nd November 2017 at 12 noon

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 9th November


No CVs or agencies please.

Application pack

Application form

Equal Opportunities monitoring form

Declaration of Criminal Convictions form

Guidance on applying for a vacancy

 

Salary: £24,252 per annum (including London Weighting)
Hours: one day (7 hours) per week
Contract length: until 31st March 2017
Do you have excellent DIY skills and a passion for supporting older people?  
Age UK Wandsworth works to improve the quality of life of older people and their carers in the London borough of Wandsworth through the provision of a range of preventative services.  The Handyperson Service provides practical support in people’s homes to enable them to maintain independent living.
You will be visiting people in their homes and assisting with a wide range of tasks to help them stay warm and well in winter.  This could include fitting draught proofing, radiator foils, checking boilers, advising on energy efficiency as well as fitting grab rails and key safes and moving furniture to make space for hospital beds and equipment. 
You will work closely with the office team to collect jobs and feedback any issues as well as complete basic paperwork to support the reporting process. 
The successful candidate will be an experienced and enthusiastic handyperson, used to undertaking a wide range of work in people’s homes. You will also need to have strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working with older people. 
The post is subject to an enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Further information