Maintenance Handyperson

£22672.7 - £22673.7 per annum
East London

Job description

Morgan Hunt are recruiting for Maintenance Handyperson to work with an Non for Profit Organisation in East London on a Permanent basis. The details of the job are below:

Maintenance Handyperson

Hours: 40 hours - working 5 days from 7, to include weekdays, weekends, bank holidays.

Salary: £22,672 PA

Location: East London

Job Description

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • To carry out daily health & safety checks and walk through of the estate.
  • To maintain and operate a safe system of work
  • To carry out weekly tests of fire alarms and emergency lighting in all properties
  • To regularly check the proper operation of fire equipment and ensure emergency exits are not obstructed
  • To ensure work areas are left in a tidy and safe condition
  • To maintain cleanliness and general tidiness of all external areas.
  • To litter pick all external areas and empty external litter bins on a daily basis.
  • To undertake designated gardening duties including mowing, trimming and weeding lawns.
  • To clear leaves, snow ice and moss as appropriate including treatment of surfaces with salt etc.
  • To inspect all outside areas for dangerous materials and remove as necessary including the cleaning of external spillages.
  • To report all defects which require specialist repair.
  • To regularly inspect the plumbing and report/ repair defects as appropriate.
  • To regularly inspect the plumbing and report/ repair defects as appropriate.
  • To be aware of the location of all gas and electricity meters and read meters as required.
  • To monitor and set the heating controls and boilers.
  • To check the plant areas on a daily basis and record any findings.
  • To inspect the outside fabric of the building and report/repair defects as appropriate.
  • To inspect all fences, gates and walls steps, lighting etc. and report /repair defects.
  • To undertake repairs as reported by residents, staff, members of public or the Manager.
  • To assist with the ordering and taking of deliveries of material to deal with the above-mentioned repair.
  • To carry our works in order to improve the estate as requested by the Manager. This will include (but not exclusively) the following. 1. Water system extensions. 2. Lighting system extensions and improvements. 3. It cabling and terminating. 4. Kitchen refurbishments 5. Bathroom refurbishments. 6. Painting and decorating.
  • To clean all flat roofs and roof drains. * To assist with the cleaning of guttering is to buildings
  • To carry out lock changes requested by Housing Department.
  • To carry out emergency repairs as and when required.
  • To deal with, or arrange to be dealt with, all bursts, leaks, floods and breakages as appropriate.
  • To deal with or arrange to be dealt with electrical and gas emergencies, making safe initially by turning off the supply. * To ensure adequate access to emergency services, assist as necessary and secure premises as required.
  • To arrange repairs with contractors with prior approval of the line manager.
  • To assist with contractors / engineers when they arrive on 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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