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  • CLEAR Buckhaven and Methil - Handy Man

    Created: 21/09/2022, Updated: 22/09/2022

    Post: Handy Man
    Hours: 25 hours per week
    Salary: £9.90 per hour 
    Contract:  6 month

    CLEAR Buckhaven and Methil seeks to recruit a Handy Man to join its team. This role involves working alongside workers and volunteers to fill gaps and carry out a range of general tasks including woodwork/bike repair, gardening (grascutting, strimming, maintenance, watering) , litterpicking and similar).

    It further involves performing general woodwork tasks including making planters from recycled timber, fixing benches, installing outdoor interpretation boards, and:

    • assisting in the bike workshop;
    • garden maintenance at the community gardens including grass cutting, strimming and weeding;
    • landscaping to include tree planting and bulb planting; and
    • providing any other support or practical tasks which arise.

    The successful candidate will work alongside the CLEAR staff and volunteer team to help on a wide range of community based, environmental projects.

    Applicants must be:

    • eager to engage in outdoor work, whatever the season and ideally an interest in gardening, growing, treeplanting etc;
    • good timekeeping;
    • good worker, willing to do hard work;
    • good attitude and ability to work well with others; 
    • able to follow instructions, take advice;
    • willing to get involved in a range of tasks including litterpicking, recycling, workshop activities; and
    • flexible and adaptable.

    Additional information:

    • driving licence would be advantageous;
    • a willingness to cycle is a bonus;
    • PVG/Disclosure is required but can start subject to a successful Disclosure/PVG scheme membership; and
    • two references are required for this post.

     To apply, please complete this application form and send with a cover e-mail and brief CV to [email protected] 

    Postal applications should go to 36 College St, Buckhaven, KY8 1JY.




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