Handy Person

Lochaber Housing Association

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Lochaber Care & Repair is a subsidiary company of Lochaber Housing Association and are jointly funded by The Highland Council, NHS Highland & Lochaber Housing Association.

Our Handyperson service provides a small repair service for older and disabled people throughout Lochaber.  We also operate a Community Equipment Service, install minor adaptations and provide technology enabled care devices on behalf of our funding partners NHS Highland and The Highland Council. 

This is a hands on role, working in the homes of clients to carry out small repairs, adaptations and improvements in their homes as well as installing and demonstrating technology enabled care, aids and equipment.

Conditions of service include:-

  • 35 hour working week Monday - Friday
  • 40 days annual leave including public holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme

 Salary: £22,014 - £22,864 per annum

This is a fixed term contract ending in February 2019 with the anticipation of further funding

The successful candidate will be skilled in carrying out small repairs and preferably have experience of working in a trade such as plumbing or joinery, although this is not essential. They will be enthusiastic and able to establish positive and trusting relationships with clients. They will have experience of working with the public and be able to work well on their own initative and be able to maintain appropriate and accurate records.

A full, clean driving licence is essential. This position is subject to the PVG Scheme.


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