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Coordinator (Handyperson Service)

Wandsworth, Greater London (On-site)
£28,772 per year
Permanent or contract
Job description

Handyperson Coordinator

Salary:                            £28,772 per annum

Hours:                            35 hours per week, M-F, with an 8.30am start

Contract:                        1 year Fixed Term contract, in the first instance (while we negotiate funding)

Responsible for:          Handypeople

Responsible to:            Better at Home Lead

Location:                        Wandsworth (on site)

Purpose of Job:

The Handyperson Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of Age UK Wandsworth’s Handyperson Service. The Handyperson Service is comprised of a coordinator and a small team of handypeople on staff, whom the coordinator supervises on a daily basis. The service works with a range of health and social care providers, local organisations and older residents, and unpaid carers. The service assists with hospital discharges ensuring safety equipment is in place for a successful discharge. In addition, the service provides minor repairs and adaptations for clients to improve safety, security, and quality of life at home. It is expected that increased access to home modifications will enable older residents to live more independently at home and prevent falls and hospital admissions.

What we can offer you:

  • A vibrant workplace where no day is ever the same
  • An experienced and supportive leadership team
  • A friendly hypo-allergenic office dog to play with
  • Kind and caring colleagues who work as a team
  • A great employer’s pension contribution
  • A cycle to work scheme
  • An employee shopping benefits scheme
  • An employee assistance programme (EAP)

Important notes:

Please note that CVs will not be accepted and only full application packs will be reviewed.

The JD and PS are really important, so please do read them carefully to help you complete your application. 


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More about Age UK Wandsworth

Age UK Wandsworth is the principal voluntary sector organisation supporting older people in Wandsworth. Our Mission is for older people to...

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Refreshed on: 26 November 2023
Closing date: 11 December 2023 at 23:30
Tags: Admin, Operations

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