• Job Reference: 123861
  • Date Posted: 26 April 2021
  • Employer: Serco Limited
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  • Location: Kent (TN30 6RA), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £19,000
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Undefined

Job Description

Handyman | Tenterden 


Job Title: Handyman 
Location: Tenterden Leisure Centre, Recreation Ground Road, TN30 6RA
Hours: 40 hours per week + Call outs


A rare opportunity has arisen to join our Tenterden contract, as we are looking to recruit a handyman to start as soon as possible.


The Technical Teams have a shared vision to ensure that the Leisure Centres are maintained to an excellent standard. For that to happen you will be tasked with maintaining the building on a planned preventative and reactive basis. To include building fabric and Mechanical Electrical tasks. You will also be responsible for arranging, assisting and monitoring any contractors required on site, as well as undertake any further duties or training as requested by the Technical Manager.


Serco Leisure prides itself on personal development, if you are the right candidate, we will work with you to develop skills and nurture talent. You will have opportunity to apply and achieve Serco approved training, by way of both Internal & External programmes. You will also receive a full company and structured technical induction with full support every step of the way to allow you to succeed in your new role.


We are committed to our values of Pride, Innovation, Care & Trust and we expect our employees to be walking, talking advocates of these. Every employee plays their part, working within a diverse and dynamic team in a fast paced, ever changing environment.


We pride ourselves on maintaining a community feel and you will become part of a wider team that works seamlessly together for the betterment of the customer experience.

The successful Handyman will ideally have:

  • Previous experience working in a similar role (Ideally including Pool Plant)
  • Experience of reactive works to Pool Plant, Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning, Mechanical & Electrical systems
  • Multi-skilled with basic Plumbing, Carpentry & Electrics
  • Ability to maintain accurate records (Both Written & Electronic)
  • Knowledge of planned preventive maintenance
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation
  • You may be required to work outside of normal working hours and respond to out of hour's emergencies, covering 5 days out of 7.


Why Serco

Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives.


A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.


Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment. 


What we offer:

  • Access to Pool Plant, Acop L8, Pasma, Ipaf training
  • Facility membership
  • Staff Discount on Food & Beverage
  • Access to regular Southern Cluster Social Events
  • Pension Scheme
  • Training & Development Opportunities
  • Comprehensive workshop set up
  • Uniform and PPE supplied
  • Full support of the Southern Technical Team
  • Access to employee discount & benefits scheme.
  • And much more



Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust's Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust's employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company's policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.


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