£8,447 per annum for 18 hours per week based in Woking.
You will benefit from 24 days 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.
About the role
Burbank is an 'Outstanding' children's home that is looking to recruit a fun, enthusiastic and energetic new Gardener/Handyperson to join our well established team.
Burbank works to meet the needs of looked after children both male and female, between the ages of 10-18 working to create a stable foundation which will prepare them for the next stage of their lives.
The Gardener / Handyperson will be based at Burbank (Woking) and the role will encompass working within both the home and the garden. Working autonomously and as directed to take day to day responsibility for the general maintenance, safety and security.
They will undertake routine maintenance and checks of the building and grounds and undertake minor repairs as necessary to ensure our home remains safe and well maintained.
Ideally we would welcome an applicant that is happy and confident to work alongside our young people to help them gain some simple life skills and maybe to assist with some creative projects that involve the young people.
You will need to have some transferable DIY and gardening skills and the ability to develop positive and appropriate relationships.
An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formally known as a CRB) and the Children's and Adults Barred list checks will be required for this role.
Surrey County Council Residential homes can accommodate children up to 18 years of age. Due to legal requirements set out by the DFE national minimum standards the successful applicant is required to be at least 4 years older than our oldest accommodated child.
About the Team
Burbank is all about team work and working together to effect best outcomes for the young people; in return we offer excellent support, supervision, training and development and the honour of working with some challenging, yet equally very rewarding young people within a therapeutic ethos.
For an informal discussion contact Sharon Newton on 01483 518718 or by e-mail at Sharon.firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 30th June 2019.
Interviews will take place on 8th July 2019.
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