Salary : £6432.43 per annum

Based in : Durham

Hours Per Week : 14 hours per week

Status : permanent

Contract Type : Permanent

Interview Date : 19th December 2017

Closing Date : 10th December 2017

About you

You will have experience of day-to-day maintenance, horticulture and basic construction techniques. Willing to work as part of a team to achieve positive outcomes for our clients.

Experience of working in an environment that is health and safety conscious. Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise. Commitment to detail, ensuring all work is accurate, concise and understandable. Able to work in a proactive manner, to come up with solutions to problems.

About us

Changing Lives is a national charity that supports 16,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We have been supporting people in the North East since 1970, with services across Accommodation, Addictions & Recovery, Employment, Criminal Justice, Women’s Services, and Children & Families amongst other key causes; whilst having other exciting developments on the horizon.

So it is a great time to be joining our organisation.

We’re looking for committed compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives. Are you ready to change lives for a living? Read more about the job below and apply today.

About the job

To provide day to day maintenance support for The Fells so that the buildings, environment and facilities are maintained to a high standard. Ensure day to day repairs and maintenance tasks are prioritised and carried out on time and on budget. Conduct regular inspection of The Fells to identify improvements required in building and facilities.

Support the planning for long term maintenance schedules and development of the gardens to enhance The Fells. Ensure that the agreed maintenance cycle for improvements, cleaning and painting is carried out. Managing any volunteering activity related to maintenance, gardening, cleaning and painting. Oversee the work of outside contractors for specific projects. Support the seasonal planting calendar and ongoing plant propagation. Support provision of fresh produce for use in The Fells catering department and for sale.

Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description below and apply by completing and submitting an application form to

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.