Volunteer Plumber (ex-Trade or experienced Multi-skilled)

We are looking for a volunteer to act as a plumber at our site in Market Overton.

  • We would welcome a range of skills but particularly ex-trade experience in plumbing.

  • We would also consider a multi-skilled worker with proven competence in plumbing.

  • We would also consider applications from a suitably qualified retired tradesperson who wishes to continue ad-hoc project based working and would be willing to work for a nominal hourly or project based cost as part of his or her own self-employed business.

All expenses would be paid and complimentary meals and drinks are provided when on site.

The Facilities Team

We have an experienced team of employed staff in our facilities team with a small team of volunteers acting as part-time or occasional project workers.

What does the role involve?

Providing plumbing checks and remedial work fitting replacement items, fitting replacement taps, repairing and replacing leaking plumbing etc. as required within your range of experience and expertise. We have a range of tasks that we can tailor to your skills. We also employ external contractors where a job or project is too big for the in-house team to do.

What you will get from the role

  • Induction to the organisation, full and ongoing training for the role

  • Ongoing support, advice and guidance, from the volunteer co-ordinator (We are an Investor in People)

  • The satisfaction of knowing you are making a vital difference to the work of The Lodge Trust and consequently to the lives of adults with learning disabilities and their families

  • The opportunity to develop new and existing skills and gain experience volunteering in a charity, enhancing your CV

  • Reimbursement of agreed expenses according to our policies and procedures

Skills and qualities we are looking for

  • Plumbing skills

  • Outgoing, friendly character with good communication and people skills

  • A good eye for detail

  • Be comfortable working by yourself

  • Being able to use your own initiative but be able to ask for help when you need it

How much time will I need to give?

This is negotiable and to fit around your other commitments.

Please note: due to the nature of our work, you will be required to complete a volunteer application form and have an enhanced DBS check, which we will pay for.

Closing date for applications: N/A
Interview date: TBC
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