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Maintenance Operative / Gardener

£10.12 Per Hour
Job Type
7 Sep 2022

Our values: Respectful - Caring - Welcoming - Continuously improving

We have an opportunity available for a Maintenance Operative / Gardener to join us based in South Birmingham, working in our five mental health recovery units that are based in Maypole, Moseley and Edgbaston. You will join us on a part time, permanent basis working 10 hours per week and will receive a competitive rate of £10.12 per hour. We offer some great employee benefits (after probation period has been completed).

Due to travelling to and from five units with tools, our Maintenance Operative / Gardener must have their own transport and appropriate vehicle insurance that covers using the vehicle for work.The contracted hours for this role are 10 per week (times and days to be agreed at a later stage).

Servol Community Services is a charity providing person-centred support to adults affected by and recovering from mental health conditions in Birmingham and London. We have been established for 45 years and proudly support people in accommodation that meets their support needs, including residential 24 hour staffed services and semi-supported accommodation. We are a friendly organisation that provides variety, challenge and a real opportunity for progression and continued learning & development.

Key responsibilities of our Maintenance Operative / Gardener:

  • Provide a comprehensive maintenance & repair service across all Birmingham units
  • Carry out a range of tasks including basic joinery, plumbing, painting & general building work
  • Carry out any patching up or touching up of decoration as and when required
  • Routine landscaping/lawn mowing/pruning of the grounds at each unit
  • Comply with safe working practices & report faulty equipment & potential hazards
  • Travel to other sites & on occasions be on call to carry out emergency repairs outside of normal working hours
  • Test and record water and radiator temperatures as specified
  • Maintain accurate notes and maintenance logs
  • Check the fire alarm points weekly, including fire exits, door retaining devices & fire emergency lights
  • Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in your day-to-day work and contact with service users.

What we're looking for in our Maintenance Operative / Gardener:

  • Proven experience in maintenance, gardening, building, DIY and general housekeeping
  • Some technical knowledge of plumbing and electrics
  • Intermediate IT skills to complete online reports, access policies and forms online and send emails
  • Have a friendly, calm and approachable manner to deal with a range of situations and issues

If you feel that you have the skills and experience required to become a Maintenance Operative / Gardener, please click 'apply' today - we would love to hear from you.

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  • Job Reference: 706200235-2
  • Date Posted: 7 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Servol Community Services
    Servol Community Services
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: £10.12 Per Hour
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Permanent