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Estates Handy Person
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/823/6889
  • Published: Tue 21/01/2020, 9:55 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 23/02/2020, 23:58 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Part Time
  • Hours: Flexible Bank Hours
  • Salary: £11.35 per hour incl. annual leave allowance
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Various Locations Across Surrey, Surrey

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Estates Handy Person

About the role

Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development (SOLD) is a provider of high quality, outcome led, outdoor learning experiences. We are committed to inspiring and engaging young people and adults, improving and enriching personal and social development and raising achievement, success and aspirations in life. See SOLD's website for more information on what we do:

Surrey Outdoor Learning and Development centres include:

  • High Ashurst Outdoor Education Centre, near Dorking
  • Thames Young Mariners, Near Richmond
  • Henley Fort and Angel Blue in Guildford

We are recruiting for a grounds worker / handy person to support SOLD's services. In this role you will be working to support SOLD across all four centres maintaining buildings and grounds as required so our facilities are fit for purpose, ensuring that all work is of a high standard and is in accordance with Health and Safety requirements and current legislation.

This will include planned and reactive work, working closely with the wider SOLD team and contractors, to enable the service to function efficiently and to achieve its objectives whilst providing excellent customer service.

To be shortlisted to interview for this position, your application will clearly evidence:

  • Experience of general maintenance duties to include carpentry, decorating and basic plumbing
  • Experience in ground maintenance and the use of grounds equipment is desirable
  • A valid driving licence

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

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Contact details

For an informal discussion contact Paul Morris by e-mail at to arrange a mutually convenient time. We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 24/02/2020 with interviews taking place in the week commencing 2nd March 2020.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

An enhanced DBS 'Disclosure and Barring Service' check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children's and Adults' Barred List checks will be required for this role.

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