Handy Person

 Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Salary: £21,450 per annum (full time equivalent) and inclusive of London weighting (£2,950 per annum). The band goes up to £22,450 per annum (FTE) inclusive of London weighting, however, this is dependent on annual performance reviews.


Location: London Borough of Southwark (Peckham) with a requirement to carry out work on occasion at our project in the London Borough of Croydon (Thornton Heath)

Contract: Permanent

Have you experience in carrying out basic repairs and maintenance of residential properties? Would you like to use your skills as part of our maintenance team responsible for the general day to day repairs and maintenance of a small portfolio of properties which are either owned or leased by the organisation?

We are seeking to recruit a Handy Person based in London to carry out day to day repairs and maintenance including responding to unforeseen faults and disrepair as they arise, clean up and redecoration of rooms, responding to health and safety issues and work with the Maintenance Team in delivering a cyclical programme of improvement. Previous experience in a similar role is desirable but more importantly applicants should possess the necessary skills to carry out general repairs to fixtures, fittings and furniture, assembling furniture, painting and decorating, basic joinery and plumbing tasks, gardening and grounds maintenance and have an awareness of Health and Safety, all of which are essential requirements for this role.


The successful candidate must also have the ability to work on their own initiative, interact with people from a wide range of backgrounds, maintain strong professional boundaries and be motivated, trustworthy and have a flexible attitude. They must also hold a full UK driving licence with access to a vehicle.

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, meeting essential criteria and Enhanced DBS (dependent on role).

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Please note CVs are not accepted.

The closing date for applications is 25th January 2021 at 5:00pm

Please note – we are unable to contact candidates who have not been shortlisted, if you do not hear from Oasis Community Housing within six weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful.

 Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Enhanced Disclosure.

Handy Person

 Oasis Community Housing is an equal opportunities employer

Registered charity no. 1107554.


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