When women make the decision to leave their home due to domestic abuse it can be a very difficult and traumatic time. Women are leaving behind everything and moving into the unknown to make themselves safe. For women with children this can be even more challenging. We aim to make our refuges as welcoming and as homely as possible. We want women and children to have a safe, relaxing space to recover from their experience and move on in their journey. We currently have a vacancy within our Properties Team to help us do this.Maintenance Worker, 35 hours per week
12 month fixed term contract
The purpose of this role is to ensure that all of our sites are maintained to a good standard of repair and decoration. We have several refuge sites across Glasgow and you will be responsible for ensuring that maintenance work gets carried out. You will carry out minor DIY tasks yourself such as building flat pack furniture, fitting curtains and hanging pictures so that our properties are ready for families to move in. You will provide support where special cleans are required and ensure that there is adequate stock of everything we need to make refuge a home. This is a very busy role and the successful candidate will have great customer service skills and a proactive attitude. As we have several sites it is essential that you have a drivers license.
If you have the drive and passion for the work that we do an application pack is available on our website www.glasgowwomensaid.org.uk.
Closing date: 8am on Monday 5th October 2020.
Glasgow Women’s Aid is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from women from all sections of the community. Only women need apply under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. Successful applicants will be subjected to disclosure check through the PVG Scheme.Maintenance Worker Application Pack