Tradesperson Multi Trade (Handyperson)

Closing Date
Thursday, 27th January 2022
Job Type
Operations & Facilities
Estates Maintenance Services
£19632 per annum

A qualified and experienced handyperson is required to work within the Estates Department undertaking planned, preventative and responsive maintenance, installation and decoration across all University campuses and buildings. 

This position will play a proactive role within a critical response service, engaging with end users to deliver a first-class customer experience within a high-quality environment. You will be a committed, friendly team player who is keen to develop and progress. 

Candidates should be qualified to NVQ level 2 or equivalent in an appropriate discipline, have demonstrable post qualification and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. As this role requires the post holder to drive between university sites a full current driving licence is also essential for this role unless disability precludes this. 

Hours of work for this permanent post are 36.25 per week to be worked 5 days out of 7 to be arranged. Job share arrangements may be considered for this post. 

Further details regarding the duties, responsibilities and qualifications required for the role can be found on the attached job Role Profile. 

The University of Nottingham are committed to providing competitive employment packages whilst supporting the well-being of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We strive to provide a range of benefits and rewards, including leading fitness and health facilities, staff discounts and travel schemes. We also offer an excellent holiday allowance of 25 days, plus additional university closure days and bank holidays. 

The successful candidate will be expected to attend the Estates and Facilities training courses which will run each day, Monday to Friday mornings on the first week of appointment. Further details will be given at interview. 

Please note this post will be based at our Sutton Bonington Campus near Loughborough

Informal enquiries may be addressed to David Butler, email Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted. Please quote ref. NHE/329721

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependants accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see the our webpage on Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge.

This role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points based immigration system, however applications are welcome from candidates who don't currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route.