Cadwyn is a community housing association based in Cardiff. We are a diverse business with experience in social housing management and development, social lettings, market lets and sales, commercial regeneration, an amazing recycling project and supporting tenants to gain valuable skills and employment.
We are looking for an Estates Handyperson who has the desire to deliver a high quality service for our tenants.
The team deal with our Estates at Cadwyn and there is a variety of tasks for you to get involved with. This will include making sure the grounds and schemes are cleaned and kept to a high standard.
Each scheme will vary depending on the size and tasks required but you will be expected to carry out relevant tasks as following;
Upkeep of grounds which would include grass cutting, litter picking, cutting back any relevant overgrown areas and weedingWindow CleaningCleaning of communal areas and spaces, making sure bin areas and other external area are clear from rubbish and other belongingsMinor repairs as necessary
You will also deal with making sure that our communal areas, spaces and Estates are free from any Health & Safety Hazards, this would include risks which could cause injuries from slips, trips and falls and any other risks which could arise such as fire hazards, electrical hazards and reporting this to the Compliance & Estates Team.
You must be able to work on your own and within a team to deliver the services as required for our tenants
At Cadwyn the majority of our staff work in an agile way, working mostly at home with the ability to hot desk at one of our three sites across Cardiff or to work from any other suitable/convenient location. Please note this role will be site based.
What we offer:
The chance to work for an organisation with strong values: Kindness, Honesty, Fairness and RespectA great permanent, full time opportunity25 days holiday per year (increasing to 30) plus bank holidays
Ongoing training and development at a pace to suit youAccess to a great Pension SchemeHealth cash planHealth and wellbeing supportAn annual flexible cash benefitA cycle to work scheme
The ideal candidate will:
Have a positive and pro-active attitudeHave relevant experience in working within housing or a similar roleHave a good knowledge in Health & SafetyBe highly organised, able to manage and prioritise work in a timely manner
No candidate will meet every single desired criteria. If your experience and skills look a little different from what we’ve identified in the job description and person specification below and you think you can bring value to this role to help us make a difference, we’d love to hear from you.
Other useful information:
Please click link to download the job description – Estates Handyperson – Job Description.docxPlease click link to download the person specification – Estates Handyperson – Person Specification.docxPlease click link to download our guidance notes for completing your application – Guidance notes for completing an application.docxPlease click link to download Cadwyn’s values – cadwyn values square.pdfClosing date: 5.00pm Monday 4th September 2023Shortlisting date: w/c 4th September 2023Interviews: w/c 11th September 2023Other: A basic DBS check will be required for this post
Want to find out more? Please get in touch with David Pettitt via email email@example.com or call on 07932 681959.
As part of the application process, you will be required to upload your CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the post and how you meet the requirements of the role as as specified in the advert, job description and person specification.
Please note that once you begin your application you will not be able to save your progress and return to this at a later date. We therefore recommend you have your CV and covering letter prepared prior to starting the process as you will be required to attach these. You will also be asked for your personal details and equality information as part of the application process.
If you have any questions please contact the HR Team via firstname.lastname@example.org, we’re delighted that you’re interested in joining Cadwyn and wish you the very best of luck with your application.
Cadwyn is committed to the Principles of Equal Opportunities, Tenant Participation, Professionalism, Openness and Accessibility and welcomes applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, colour, disability, ethnic or national origins, marital or parental status, nationality, political belief, race, religion or sexual orientation.
All Black, Asian and ethnically diverse applicants, LGBTQ+ applicants, candidates with disabilities and tenants who meet the minimum requirements of the job as set out in the Job Description and Person Specification will be guaranteed an interview.