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Site Supervisor – Beech Close

Salary:£17068 per-annum
Position:Maintenance/Handy Person
Date Posted:
Job Ref:SS-OA-B
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Site Supervisor – Beech Close

Driver essential.

Salary: £17,068 (pro rata)


As a handyperson it will be your job to carry out various maintenance jobs within our residential home, Beech Close. Having a broad range of craftsmanship and practical skills will prove useful when carrying out repairs or general maintenance. The work can range from simple building maintenance to plumbing, painting, and gardening. 


Abilities and skills:

  • Ability to resolve problems and adhere to health and safety guidelines  
  • Ability to deal with other contractors or maintenance workers  
  • Being resourceful and self-motivated  
  • Physically capable of working with machinery or moving furniture etc.
  • Being flexible  
  • Able to resolve complaints quickly and efficiently  
  • Able to work as part of a team  
  • Good communication skills


The job is varied and could see you painting a wall one day and repairing a cupboard door the next. It depends on the requirements of the location you are working at, some of your regular duties could include:  

  • Changing light bulbs and ensuring other fixtures and fittings are in good working order  
  • Minor plumbing and carpentry  
  • Clearing or cleaning general areas  
  • Shifting furniture or equipment  
  • Assembling furniture or equipment  
  • Garden maintenance  
  • Painting and decorating   
  • Laise with contractors to organise and schedule work to be carried out on premises in accordance with the timetable, and monitor the work carried out to ensure it complies with the contract and meets the required standards for health and safety.
  • Demonstrate awareness and understanding of equal opportunities and other people’s behavioural, physical, social and welfare needs.
  • Carry out any other duties which fall within the broad spirit, scope and purpose of this job description and which are commensurate with the grade of the post.



  • Up to 6 weeks’ leave (pro rata for part-time)
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Employee discount scheme to use on high street shopping, eating out, travel and much more
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme (following successful completion of the probation period)
  • Mileage paid at HMRC rates (45p per mile)
  • Enhanced rates for evening / weekend working
  • Mobile phone provided for domiciliary staff


It is an exciting time to be working in local government in Northamptonshire with the journey towards the creation of two brand new unitary authorities in April 2021.  The committed approach from the whole public sector to deliver the two unitaries will present significant opportunities for joining up and transforming service delivery to ensure the best possible outcomes for our residents.


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