Handyperson - RAF Coningsby

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Who we are

VIVO provides facilities management and accommodation maintenance for the UK military and its partners. VIVO embodies both experience and innovation.


What we do

We put our Customers and Families First. They are the driving force behind everything we do. We drive forward improvements for them to ensure the service they receive, whether reactive repairs or a major project, is completed safely and on time. In order to achieve this, we have 4 core values: open, caring, agile and collaborative. These are at the heart of everything we do.


Location: RAF Coningsby, LN4 4SY
Working Hours:  37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 8am-4.30pm)

Full time, Permanent

Within VIVO we are currently recruiting for a Handyperson who will successfully deliver certain Planned Maintenance, Reactive Maintenance, Billable works and direct works for the establishment.
Reporting into the Built Estate Manager, you will be delivering low value and billable works such as redecoration, changing of locks, noticeboard installations, minor road repairs and other tasks.
The Handyperson will be provided with a range of training including NVQ 2 in Building Maintenance, IPAF, PASMA, PAT and Legionella Responsible Person training.


This role will see you undertake general maintenance across the site, including but not limited to basic plumbing, carpentry, patio laying, and minor road maintenance.

These tasks must be completed within agreed timescales and to a high standard.


You will build positive working relationships with Building Custodians, ensure all job paperwork is completed and submitted and report any maintenance needs as and when they arise.

It is important that jobs are undertaken and completed in line with all health and safety regulations.


You will at times perform escort duties where you will meet site visitors at the gate, make sure they sign in and show their photo ID, bring them to the buildings they need to get to and escort them out again.


You will use smart phones, tablets and laptops as part of your role to receive maintenance jobs and update on their progress and be part of the on-call rota if required


What you'll need to do this role  


First and foremost, you should have experience of working in a general maintenance role, with a knowledge and ability to perform basic plumbing, carpentry, joinery, grounds maintenance or similar trade tasks.

Ideally you will come from a housing, hospitality or FM background, and be used to working to tight timescales and to a high standard.


You must be able to pass BPSS Clearance and have a full UK driving licence to be considered for this role.  


What we offer


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme  
  • Company van
  • 25 Days annual leave  
  • Volunteer leave  
  • One paid professional subscription  
  • Life Assurance Policy  
  • Employee discount and reward schemes  
  • Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work  
  • A company that recognises your contribution  
  • Training opportunities and qualifications within a supportive environment to ensure career progression   

VIVO Defence Services

The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.


At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.


We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Leader. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.



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31/07/2024 01:11:00
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