The Fells, Great North Road, Chester-Le-Street, Co Durham, DH2 3NL

Role description

To provide assistance to the repairs and maintenance and to ensure the accommodation and grounds are maintained to a high standard.

Key responsibilities

  • Basic decorating
  • Small repairs
  • Odd jobs around the home and garden
  • Clearing gutters and downpipes
  • Carpentry
  • Cleaning
  • Litter picking
  • Simple everyday DIY tasks (like changing light bulbs, fixing a leaky tap)

Skills, experience and abilities

  • Knowledge or experience of trade or building work: painting, joinery and carpentry etc. is desirable
  • Basic DIY skills
  • Basic health and safety awareness
  • Friendly and reliable
  • Fit and active
  • Able to work unsupervised or as part of a team
  • Open-minded
  • Good sense of humour
  • Committed
  • Desire to share skills for the benefit of others
  • Reliability and trustworthiness

Expected hours/times


Next Step

To apply for this opportunity please contact Sead Masic, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13, Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU, 0191 481 3695


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