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Handyman/Driver

Job Title: Handyman/Driver
Location: Cheltenham
Hours: 15h (2 days) per week, over-time available 

Retain Healthcare is seeking a reliable and skilled Handyman / Driver to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for performing a variety of maintenance and repair tasks as well as driving / collecting care staff. This dual-role position requires a versatile individual capable of managing multiple responsibilities efficiently and effectively,
You will need to be experienced in DIY, Painting, decorating and gardening
Clean driving licence, over 25 years of age for insurance purposes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide day to day maintenance work as requested and at all company sites / property
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify and address issues before they become problems.
  • Assemble furniture and equipment as needed.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment, including waste management and cleaning duties.
  • Coordinate with external contractors for larger projects.
  • Keep an inventory of maintenance supplies and equipment, and order new stock when necessary.
  • Respond promptly to maintenance requests
  • Develop a schedule of work for repairs and general maintenance including decorating, electrical testing, lighting and essential safety checks.
  • Carry out PAT testing inline with visual and electronic tests
Driver Duties:
  • Safely operate company vehicles to transport goods, equipment, and occasionally personnel to various locations.
  • Conduct regular vehicle maintenance checks of the fleet of 5 vehicles and report any issues to the management
  • Maintain accurate records and vehicle logs..
  • To assist in ensuring that vehicles are roadworthy, serviced, taxed, Mot’d and insured.
  • Check company vehicles to ensure
  • Follow all traffic laws and company safety policies.
  • To assist in maintaining the cleanliness and tidiness of all vehicles and safety checks
 
Qualifications:
  • Proven experience as a handyman or in a similar maintenance role.
  • Valid UK driver’s license with a clean driving licence.
  • Strong knowledge of various maintenance and repair techniques.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools effectively and safely..
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Good communication skills and a customer service-oriented attitude.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience driving different types of vehicles
  • Familiarity with local driving routes and traffic laws.
Work Environment:
  • This position requires both indoor and outdoor work, often in varying weather conditions.
Benefits:
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • Health and wellness programmes.
  • Paid time off and holidays.

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