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Handy Person

  • VO81572


Description

To provide 4 - 12 hours per week (availability can be flexible) to help with minor repairs in residential properties, such as general maintenance including painting, basic plumbing and electrical tasks.
There may be opportunities to take part in a training course for young people sharing skills and experience with them but this will be mostly done on a 1:1 basis.
Main duties include

  • Support young people to set up a home and personalise this by supporting to paint and decorate.
  • Support young people to develop practical maintenance skills and knowledge to enable them to live independently.
  • Contribute to the overall work of the Housing Support Team.

Organisation aims and objectives

Rock Trust aims to prevent youth homelessness and to support young people to build better futures. We aim to ensure that every young person in Scotland has access to expert youth specific services to assist them to avoid, survive and move on from homelessness. We work to ensure that the public, policy makers, commissioners and practitioners understand the issues, make decisions and take action which will help us to end youth homelessness.

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Restrictions

Successful candidate subject to PVG check.
Experience required: Discrete and flexible. Rock Trust works with Young People who have experienced difficulty. Self-reliant and responsible. Good communication skills. Physically capable of moving equipment or using adaptations to do this. Basic plumbing, carpentry, and electrical skills and experience.
Travel details: Travel to our flats throughout West Lothian. Drivers licence essential.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Keep receipts where possible for expenses claim.
Training details: Professional and Personal Development It is the Trusts desire to encourage and enable the personal and professional development of volunteers and to that end will support volunteers in line with the requirements of the role and the responsibility of the Trust. The Volunteer Handy Person will be expected to undertake such appropriate training as is necessary to facilitate this.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago