About the role
The role is based in Service Delivery, which is the provider arm of the Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care directorate. Service Delivery provides direct care to individuals living in their own homes and in-house residential establishments across the county. The service is registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and works in accordance with good practice guidance and standards.
Our Vision is to provide outstanding services and be an employer of choice with highly trained, passionate and dedicated staff.
Do you have practical trades experience in maintenance, DIY and gardening?
Our Handyperson role takes day-to-day responsibility for the general maintenance, safety and security of the Residential home grounds and premises to ensure optimum state of repair and safety for use.
We are looking for someone to carry out routine maintenance of buildings and grounds and gardens, undertaking repairs as necessary and to maintain a safe working environment.
Not only will you be using your skills to better make our older peoples home safe and comfortable environments for our residents but you will have the opportunity to build relationships with our residents and work with the rest of the team on ensuring the residents are living happy and fulfilled lives.
If you have good listening skills and an enthusiasm to learn we would like you to get in touch to see how you can start your career at one of our residential homes.
For more information, please find the full job description attached at the bottom of this advert.
For an informal discussion contact Dan Wood on 01483 404935 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 26.07.2020.
You will benefit from 26 days (pro rata) annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
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