£10.40 per hour
18 hours weekly – 10am-2.30pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

We will consider an alternative regular pattern between the hours of 9am and 6pm, subject to this being 4.5 hours per day across four weekdays each week, including Monday and Friday.  Please note in your application if you are proposing alternative hours.

 

We are looking for a competent maintenance handyperson who is able to complete a range of tasks to a high standard. 

Our ideal candidate will be able to work without close supervision, be responsive to repairing breakages and damage and able to take on longer-term / preventative tasks where necessary.

Work will take place across our buildings and site, with an emphasis on our young person’s accommodation project, and you will be committed to providing a great environment for young people.

 


Selection Arrangements

We are currently considering applications as they come in; please apply at any time. There is no closing date.

All applications are scored against our person specification.

Please note that we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear from us within three weeks you have unfortunately not been successful on this occasion.


Hours of Work

10am-2.30pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

We will consider an alternative regular pattern between the hours of 9am and 6pm, subject to this being 4.5 hours per day across four weekdays each week, including Monday and Friday.  Please note in your application if you are proposing alternative hours.


Job Purpose

To take responsibility for general maintenance and repairs of YMCA Doncaster’s buildings and premises, particularly focused on the YMCA’s accommodation provision.

Main Responsibilities

  • To undertake maintenance and repair work as required to ensure that the buildings and site are functional and safe.
  • To assist in preparing accommodation rooms for re-let.  This may include cleaning and clearing rooms, mending furniture, re-painting rooms and discarding unusable equipment.
  • To re-decorate Community Centre rooms as required, and to make improvements as required.
  • To carry out preventative work and testing as required. 
  • To be responsible for equipment and tools associated with the role.
  • To work according to a set prioritisation system.
  • To ensure that all repairs and maintenance visits to occupied accommodation rooms are carried out according to the set procedures for notification of repairs and contact with vulnerable young people.
  • To ensure that all repairs and action taken are recorded in the repairs log. 
  • To ensure that the car park and garden are tidied regularly.
  • To ensure that rooms are prepared for meetings.
  • To take an active approach to the role and to be able to work on own initiative within the set procedures.
  • To maintain highest levels of professionalism and confidentiality, with particular regard to work with vulnerable young people.
  • Other appropriate duties as required from time to time by the Line Manager.

Person Specification – Please ensure that your application clearly demonstrates how you meet each of the criteria below.

  • A general all-round knowledge of maintenance topics.
  • Ability to undertake painting, decorating, basic carpentry, minor electrical and plumbing repairs and general maintenance work.
  • Able to move furniture and equipment using appropriate handling techniques.
  • Ability to organise workload and respond to immediate needs.
  • Ability to take verbal instruction and direction.
  • Ability to follow written instructions and to keep written records of all repairs in the set format.
  • Working knowledge of Health and Safety issues.
  • A broad understanding of the YMCA’s client group, and in particular the maintenance and repair issues relating to accommodation for young people.
  • An ability to react appropriately in challenging situations.
  • Willingness to undertake training relevant to the role and to the YMCA.
  • Ability to work alone and to be self-motivated.

Queries

We aim to make our job information as clear as possible. If you are considering making an application yourself, and have a query that is not answered above, please email your query to andy@ymcadoncaster.org.uk

Please note that we accept direct applications only; we do not deal with agencies or other third parties.


To apply for this role

We can accept applications online or via email.

For online applications, please click here or click on the picture below.


 

Alternatively, please click here to download the Word version of our application form and follow the instructions for return via email. 

 


We would also be grateful if you would download and complete our optional Equal Opportunities Monitoring form. Please click here to do so.

Direct Applications Only – Strictly no Agencies or other Third Parties.