Handyperson
Kier Group plc
London, England
3d ago

Key Responsibilities

This Handyperson role will carry out general, small repairs working on our FM contract we hold with the Ministry of Justice.

This is a mobile role that covers Authorised Premises for the Ministry of Justice across the London portfolio.

You will carry out maintenance such as fixing loose carpeting, hanging and re-fixing items to walls, patching paintwork and minor drain blockages, toilet seat re-fixing and replacements, re-fixing door handles, loose hinges / items, replace slats in blinds, shower fixings and rails.

Small scale movement of furniture and boxes will also be a requirement. This is not an exhaustive list, but as you can see the role will carry out a varying degree of maintenance work.

Who are we looking for?

The ideal Handyperson will be someone with previous experience in a similar all-round general maintenance role and be comfortable working within occupied properties.

  • Whilst you should have the capability to attempt light plumbing repairs and general lamp replacement, it would be a bonus if you have water hygiene training;
  • however, this can be something the successful applicant can be trained up on.

    You will need to have outstanding communication skills and a proactive attitude, alongside some experience within the Building Services, Facilities Management or Property Maintenance sector.

    Due to the nature of this role, you should have a clean driver’s licence, and be willing to work on the callout rota (1 week in 4) which can require evening and weekend callouts.

    What will you receive?

    You can expect a competitive salary and a strong benefits package that includes : free life assurance, access to our valuable pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement and many more! To find out more about the rewards and benefits at Kier, .

    Pre-employment checks

    It’s worth remembering that if you are successful, we’ll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job.

    This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment.

    Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis.

    We do not discriminate based on an applicant’s criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

    Make the journey. Leave a legacy. Join us today as a Handyperson.

    Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it’s through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy.

    Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

    Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all of our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply.

    If you’d like to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion at Kier, you can contact the team by emailing .

    If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process, please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these.

    Closing Date : 30th October 2021

    Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

    Recruitment Agencies - opportunities at Kier are managed by our internal recruitment team. We are unable to accept unsolicited CVs and communications from external recruiters.

    If there is a specific business need a member of the recruitment team will engage with agencies who have signed up to our PSL to ensure all CV’s are uploaded onto our portal to be considered.

    For further information, visit our Careers Help page .

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