Handyperson/Gardener (Ref.3317)

  • Multiple Locations
  • Part Time
  • £19,264 - £20,043 per annum, pro rata (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

We are seeking to appoint a Handyperson/Gardener within our premises based in Honiton and Exeter. We require an individual who is enthusiastic, conscientious and self-motivated, who can carry out maintenance in our two respite and two day service units. We provide services for adults with learning disabilities.

There would also be occasional grass cutting and pruning.

The ideal candidate will have experience of DIY and maintenance; experience/qualifications in anything related to carpentry, plumbing, electrical, health and safety would be highly advantageous. You will need to carry out the Fire and Legionella safety checks in the respite units and be prepared to do PAT training and other mandatory training required for the role.

The days are flexible but you will be expected to spend one day in Honiton and the other in Exeter, although these can be adjusted to suit the tasks at the time.


For an informal discussion please contact Jenny Currie on: 01404 42549


  • We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
  • DCC embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to providing an environment that is inclusive and safe. We welcome applications from people who share our commitment to stop discrimination, challenge inequality and promote diversity across Devon. More information can be found on ourEquality and Diversity webpages.  
  • The Council offers flexible working arrangements in terms of when and where people work e.g. hybrid working, part-time, condensed hours etc. 
  • This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English. 
  • Personal data we collect from you will be processed in accordance with the Applicant privacy notice
  • Happy to Talk Flexible Working
  • For more information about Working for Devon please visit our Working for Devon page
  • This role requires a DBS disclosure. 

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Job Details

  • OrganisationDevon County Council
  • Work LocationExeterEast DevonDevon
  • Work Postcode

    EX14 2HR

  • Reference


  • Occupational GroupManual (Caretaking/Cleaning/Driving/Catering/

  • Salary Details

    £19,264 - £20,043 per annum, pro rata (pending the 2022/23 pay award)

  • Job TermPermanent
  • Appointment TypePart Time
  • Hours

    15 hours per week

  • Closing Date


  • DBS Check Required