Lochaber Housing Association

Staff Vacancies



"Caring and Repairing for the People of Lochaber"

Our established Handyperson service provides a small repair service for older and disabled people throughout Lochaber. We also operate a Community Equipment Service, install minor adaptations and provide technology enabled care devices on behalf of our funding partners NHS Highland and The Highland Council. We are currently looking to fill a vacant Handyperson position.

This is a hands on role, working in the homes of clients to carry out small repairs, adaptations and improvements in their homes as well as installing and demonstrating technology enabled care, aids and equipment. The successful candidate will be skilled in carrying out small repairs and preferably have experience of working in a trade such as plumbing or joinery, although this is not essential. They will be enthusiastic and able to establish positive and trusting relationships with clients. They will have experience of working with the public and be able to work well on their own initative and be able to maintain appropriate and accurate records.

A full, clean driving licence is essential. This position is subject to the PVG Scheme.

Conditions of service include:-

  • 35 hour working week – Monday - Friday
  • 40 days annual leave including public holidays
  • Contributory Pension Scheme

Salary: £22,014 - £22,864 per annum

This is fixed term contract ending in February 2019 with the anticipation of further funding.

Please download an application form (no CVs) below.

Alternatively please please contact Jane Douglas, Lochaber Housing Association, 101 High Street, Fort William, PH33 6DG, telephone: 01397 702530 or recruitment@lochaberhousing.org.uk. Please note CV’S will not be accepted.

For an informal discussion of requirements please contact Maureen Cameron, Manager, Lochaber Care & Repair on 01397 702530.

Lochaber Care & Repair is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications: Noon, Thursday 27th October 2016.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 8th November 2016.

Download Documents

You can view all documents below as long as you have Adobe Reader installed on your computer. Please print out the forms and send them to the address above. If you have Word you can also open the application form and equal opportunities form, fill them out and email them to:
recruitment@lochaberhousing.org.uk (If shortlisted you will be asked to sign your application form at a later stage).

Application Form pdf » Word »
Job Description pdf »
Personal Specification pdf »
Equal Opportunities Form pdf » Word »
Summary Terms pdf »
Notes for Applicants pdf »


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