Maintenance Handyperson

£27356 - £30162 per annum
South East London

Job description

Morgan Hunt requires an Maintenance Handyperson for Charity based in South East London & Surrey on a Permanent basis FTC 2 years

Salary from : £27,356,00 to £30,162,00

Location: South East London/Surrey

Hours of Work: 36hrs Mon to Fri between 8am to 5pm

Full Clean Driving Licence Essential - Vehicle will be provided to cover South East London & Surrey Properties

No specific Trades qualification required for the just all round Maintenance Handyperson

Purpose of Job:

To manage and undertake the day to day general maintenance of charity Establishment /Properties


Responsible for undertaking routine and more complex maintenance asks, including assessment of work required, sourcing materials and ensuring work undertaken is compliant with industry and legal standard. Also has responsible for overseeing the activities of contractors engaged to undertake bespoke maintenance and repair tasks as directed by the Regional Facilities Manager, ensuring the work carried out is fully completed and compliant with industry regulatory standard. Membership of the site disaster planning team as required.

Financial Responsibility:

The role may conduct, monitor or budget manage a range of financial transactions, if the role calls for it, and may have medium level authority to commit funds in units of £5k per transaction and a total of up to £100k per year

Decision Making Responsibility:

Required to make decisions on specific work tasks within agreed terms of reference or remit

Main Accountabilities:

  1. General Maintenance and Repair of charity London & Surrey Properties including assessment and repair various faults and repairs where possible and escalation as necessary to relevant professional trades when required.

  1. Oversee professional tradespersons as required in the repair and maintenance of Charities built environment

  1. Regular and routine service and repair of utilities

  1. Undertake heating and ventilation installations, minor repairs such as filter changes on Air Conditioning units and planned and reactive maintenance systems.

  1. Undertake electrical work which may include:

Emergency lights inspection and rectification of faults

Replacement of electrical fittings and switches

Fault finding

Liaising with external electrical contractors

  1. Undertake plumbing systems works which may include:

Repairing minor leaks

Monthly Legionella inspections of water systems

Clear blocked sewerage pipes

Attend site meetings with the M&E contractor

  1. Undertake general Health and Safety activities which include:

Responsibilities for Health and Safety liaison for the site, carrying out audits periodically and attending site meetings.

Keeping accurate records/plans of cabling and equipment.

Undertaking regular inspections of the main building and grounds.

  1. Monitoring and Supervision of Service Providers including:

Liaising with external service providers as required.

  1. Undertake general Porterage Duties
  2. Undertake office moves within the site.

  1. Maintenance and upkeep of the fabric of the charities building's, i.e. minor plastering, painting and decorating.

  1. Repair and manufacturing of small items.

  1. Act as key holder for the site.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Andrew Okuoma
Business Development Manager
Housing Recruitment Team / Property & Construction Team
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