Handy Person - Hampshire

  • Tops Day Nursery Ltd
  • Portsmouth, UK
  • 26 Jan, 2024
Part time

Job Description

Handy Person

Location: Hampshire

Pay rate: Up to £10.50 per hour

Contracted Hours: 21 hours per week, Mon-Fri (including bank holidays)

Shift Pattern: Between 7am-6pm flexible



As a Handy Person, you'll work closely with the Regional Maintenance Manager to make sure our sites are well taken care of, prioritising jobs as you go. Ensure that all work being undertaken is done so with as little disruption as possible to children and colleagues. Working with site Managers in respect to how and when job to be carried out and advising the site manager once completed. You'll be there to support the Regional Maintenance Manager with various projects and keep an eye out for repairs and upgrades needed around the nurseries.

In joining us, you’ll also become part of our extended family. You’ll work alongside other team members who are passionate about providing care, warmth and kindness to all those who work in our Nurseries.

Tops Day Nurseries believe in an environmentally sustainable and socially responsible world for all. We aim to achieve this through educating the children of today, so that they, in turn, can influence the way future generations live.

In return

Here are some of the other benefits you’ll enjoy as a valued member of our team:

  • 29 days holiday (Full time otherwise pro-rata including Bank Holidays)
  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • Pay Day Sub
  • NHS Prescription Charges
  • Optical Care
  • Dental Treatment
  • Companywide profit bonus scheme, annually rewarded each May.
  • Uniform Provided
  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Fantastic career development


About you

  • Forward thinking
  • Good at building working relationships
  • Good communication & organisational skills
  • Self-motivated, reliable, and enthusiastic
  • Adaptable
  • Knowledge and experience of maintenance works preferred but not essential.
  • Full clean driving license
  • Relevant qualification within maintenance field desirable but not essential.
  • GCSE grade C or above in English & Maths preferred but not essential

All candidates will be required to have an enhanced DBS which is on the update service. All offers are conditional upon satisfactory background checks. This role involves regulated activity with children. You should not apply if you are on the Childrens’ Barred List.

  • Up to 60% discount for Childcare within Tops Day Nurseries
  • A flexible option to work 4 days week
  • Annual pay review
  • 29 days annual holiday entitlement (pro rata)
  • Company pension
  • Great career progression
  • Continuous in-house and external training opportunities
  • Regular supervisions
  • An eco-friendly company with BCorp accreditation
  • Uniform Provided

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