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Job Title Handyperson Temporary until 31 March 2024
Job reference PHN61
Department Place Directorate
Grade Scp 07-11
Pay From: £22,369 per annum To: £24,054 per annum
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 29 March 2023
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council

Located in the heart of the Northwest close to Liverpool, Manchester and Lancashire, St Helens is a transformational Council which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.
Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

Making A Difference as A Handyperson
Temporary until 31 March 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Home Improvement Agency, in the role of Handyperson. This is a key role in supporting vulnerable people to remain living at home independently, in safety and comfort.
For this demanding role, you will need to be an excellent communicator with the confidence to liaise with customers, contractors, professionals etc. You will possess proven organisational skills, along with the ability to deal with complex issues in a sensitive manner. Working flexibly both as a team member and on your own in a demanding and diverse customer-focused environment, you will ideally have experience of working with elderly, disabled, vulnerable clients.
Previous experience working in a similar role is preferred.
You must be punctual and trustworthy, committed and hardworking, and able to work in a collaborative and enthusiastic manner.

You will have experience of using hand tools safely, and ideally you will have a construction background working in the building trade.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
You are also welcome to contact us for a chat before applying by emailing
Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here
St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.
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Job Description Handyperson.pdf
Person Specification Handyperson.pdf
Application Form.pdf
Applicant Letter.pdf
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