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Handy Person

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

About the role

At Sodexo we are passionate about the services we deliver; our facilities management professionals are at the heart of everything that we do and we’re looking to recruit an experienced Handyperson to join our busy team!

From basic plumbing to joinery and fabric repairs you’ll be the go-to person at our Nestle Fawdon, Newcastle site, and won’t ever need to worry about two days being the same!

You’ll be responsible for all day-to-day maintenance of site and undertake all handy man tasks and ensure all minor repairs are carried out. You’ll also ensure to identify and act correctly to potential safety hazards whilst adhering to GMP protocols.

Sodexo reserves the right to close this advert early if we are in receipt of a high number of applications.

A few things about you 

We want you to bring your problem solving skills, flexible approach to working and your great reliability with you when you join us. Don’t forget to bring you excellent attention to detail and good communication skills too!

Being a team player is really important, but you’ll also need to be able to work well on your own! Having City & Guilds 6707, Basic Skills in Construction, multi crafts Vocational Award would be desirable.

Sodexo embeds a strong Safety culture in everything we do. There’ll be company procedures to follow alongside our Health & Safety practices so it’s vital that you’ll champion this. 

Package Description

  • £10 to 11 per hour
  • Monday to Friday (weekend working may be required)
  • Uniform & full training provided
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Bicycle storage
  • Showers on site
  • Excellent public transport links

About the Company

Why choose Sodexo?

You don’t just join Sodexo, you belong.   

What do we mean when we say belong?  

It’s simple. You create a company where everyone is respected and feels that their ideas count. You take care of the quality of life of your people. You make your workplace inclusive, encouraging people to bring their whole self to work every day. That’s our philosophy in a nutshell.   

A career at Sodexo won’t tie you down, it actively encourages your progress. The diverse range of roles we offer is truly infinite. Whatever your skills, experience or passion, you’ll be encouraged and supported to have a fulfilling career.  

We are committed to being an inclusive employer; we welcome and encourage applications from people with a diverse variety of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We encourage our employees to get involved with our Employee Networks such as Pride, Sodexo Working Parents, Sodexo Disability, So together, generations and origins.  We have also launched Be Heard which is an employee network designed to bring black colleagues together (virtually) to bring about positive change.

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.   

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Click here to read more about what we do to promote an inclusive culture.

Our benefits:   

As part of our commitment to improving the quality of life, health and wellbeing for our employees we provide discounts and benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs. In addition to the essentials like 20 days holidays (plus bank holidays) and pension contribution, we can help you take advantage of being part of Sodexo with benefits such as;    

  • Sodexo Discounts - discounts from over 1,200 top retailers with you earning WOW Points (cashback) as you shop   
  • Talk – a free wellbeing support helpline for you and your family   
  • Up to three paid days each year to volunteer
  • Your Lucky Number Employee Lottery (this also supports the Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation)
  • Cycle to work    
  • Life assurance   

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