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Service Support Worker (Handyperson)

Service Support Worker (Handyperson)
Organisation Recruiting: 
Closing Date: 
Monday, 12 April, 2021
NJC SCP 5-6 £19,312 - £19,698 per annum pro rata + 5% employer’s pension contribution
Contract Type: 
Job Description: 

We need a very special kind of Handyman or Handywoman to join our charity’s gardening, decorating and DIY service. 

  • Part time, minimum 14 hrs per week over 2 regular working days 
  • Permanent subject to funding 
  • Some flexibility required for occasional extra hours/holiday cover 
  • Regular additional hours may also be available, subject to funding 

As part of the HELP Team, the Service Support Worker, assisted by volunteers, completes work in the home and garden for people not in a position to do these tasks themselves. 

Since no two days are ever the same and plans often have to change at short notice, you will need an open-minded, friendly and unflappable approach and a proven interest and skills in gardening, decorating and DIY. 

You also need to be able to drive our van to visit people in their homes across the whole of the Harrogate District. 

It will be necessary to obtain an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check on behalf of the successful candidate.

Closing date for applications: 9.00am Monday 12th April 2021

Interviews to take place on Thursday 22nd April 2021

If you would like an informal chat about the post please e mail to arrange this.

The job pack and application form may be downloaded below. 

Job Description

Application covering letter

Application Form

Job Application Guidance

Recruitment of People with an Offending History Policy Statement

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Equality and Diversity Policy

Disabled People at Work Form

Health and Safety Policy Statement

HADCA leaflet


Interview Date: 
Thursday, 22 April, 2021
Minimum 14 hrs per week over 2 regular working days 
Harrogate district