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Handy Person

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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 site in Banbury,  You won’t ever need to worry about two days being the same!

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 experience in a similar role, your great time management skills and your can-do attitude with you when you join us. You must also have an NVQ level 2 or above for this role.

Sodexo embeds a strong safety culture in everything we do. There will be company procedures to follow alongside our Health & Safety practises so it is vital that you will champion this. 

Role Responsibility

Maintain high level of standards for the building fabris by conducting weekly chacks and reporting back to the supervisor any issuesfound.

To assist with the Maintenace and upkeep including minor refurbishment of the Premises.

Completion of both planned and reactive as issued by the command centre / Supervisor

Carry out routine testing and maintenace of equipment provided for firefighing exuipment.

Carry out routine maintenance of fire pumps and associated Fire valves including weekly and monthly inspections and recordingand reporting the findings

Carry out minor plumbing ,carpentry,decorational works around site and external gutter cleaning


The Ideal Candidate


Must have a ''can do will do'' Attitude

Eager and willing to add to their knowledge base and skills

Flexability to work within a team

Ability to work unsupervised as necessary

Be able to communicate at all levels with Honesty

ability to Problem solve in a safe and efficient manor


A customer focused approach

Excellent Comunication skills and good time managment

Reliable and responsable Attiude

Strong planning and organizational skills

Knowlege of H&S Legislation and COSHH.

Proven ability to prioritise and able to work fro own initative


Package Description

  • 37.5 hours per week
  • £13.09 per hour
  • Monday - Friday 
  • Paid Overtime Available on request
  • Full uniform supplied
  • Frequent transport links within a short walk
  • Use of site facilities
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Many employee benefits, rewards and recognition.

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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