General Handy Person

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire |
Salary: £20,000 to £25,000 |
Posted: 24 May 2022 |
Closes: 21 Jun 2022 |
Job Type: Full Time and Permanent |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 9709

Role Responsibility:

This role and contract sit within our Facilities Management sector of G4S where we aim to improve the lives of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments.

We are looking for a General Handy Person to join our team based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week Monday to Friday from 07:00 to 16:00. Overtime may also be available. 

The salary for this role is £20,000 to £25,000 per annum. In addition to this, full-time employees will receive a £2,000 annual retention bonus for each year with the company that Security Clearance is held.

As General Handy Person, you will deliver planned and reactive maintenance as allocated by the supervisor or line manager and responding as necessary to all incidents as directed to minimise business disruption and operational down time.

Activities may include fitting or dismantling shelves, whiteboards, TV mounts and carpet tiles, moving furniture and stores, cleaning plant areas and assisting other trades.


Other duties will include:

  • Overseeing on-site contractors as required.
  • Responding to defects, faults and client requests.
  • Maintaining records and producing simple reports as required.
  • Identifying material requirements.
  • Developing and maintaining day to day contact with client representatives.
  • Adhering to corporate security policies.

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Criteria:

  • Handy person skills - DIY-based or semi-skilled.
  • English language skills.
  • Microsoft Office familiarity – limited to Word and Excel.
  • Basic Knowledge of IT including email and calendar.



In return, you will receive:

  • A Salary of £20,000 to £25,000, depending on experience.
  • Annual retention bonus of £2,000 (pro-rata), subject to maintaining Clearance requirements.
  • 33 days holiday per year, including Bank Holidays, plus 2.5 Privilege days per year.
  • Company pension scheme with employer contributions.
  • G4S Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Free eye-tests/discounts for VDU users.
  • Charity work- Match-IT and Payroll Giving.
  • Employee Assistance Programme Scheme (Confidential Counselling Services, 24/7 support specialising in health and medical topics).
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.

Due to the nature of the business DV clearance will be required to fulfil this role, please be advised that this can be prolonged process.

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