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Community Support Logistics Technician

Hays Building
Abingdon, Oxfordshire / Wantage, Oxfordshire / Shrivenham, Oxfordshire
£13.0 - £15.0 per hour + Mileage Expensed, Holiday Pay Added
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

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Temporary / Contract
Full Time
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Your new company

We are currently working with a Community Support Team helping to prepare care for refugee families as part of an accomodation programme. The programme aims to provide transitional accommodation and community integration support to provide stability to refugee families while they begin to rebuild their lives in the UK.

Your new role

This is a physical role that helps provide the practical elements of the support including the ordering and assembly of furniture, and other aspects of getting properties ready for occupation.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • To ensure that the team deliver an excellent service while always ensuring the health and safety of themselves and others.
  • To support the Community Support Logistics Supervisor to ensure that transitional accommodation is safe, clean and ready for occupation.
  • To assist in furniture provision for properties based on the council's requirements, including ordering, accepting deliveries, developing and checking inventories and assembling flat pack furniture.
  • Ensuring that accurate and appropriate records are kept and updated using both IT and manual systems, ensuring that confidentiality and data protection are observed.
  • Taking a proactive approach to ensuring your safety and that of colleagues and residents.
  • Following procedures and risk mitigation approaches at all times, constructively raising any concerns or contributing ideas for improvements wherever possible.
  • To ensure constructive respectful working relationships are developed and maintained with all stakeholders including colleagues, contractors and residents.
  • To support safe working practice through sub-contractor management, and proactive reporting of near miss or close call incidents.

What you'll need to succeed


You must be numerate and literate to a level that enables you to independently measure and calculate material requirements. To read and follow instructions closely. To write legibly and to a degree that others can clearly understand the recording of maintenance works undertaken or issues that you are reporting, including health and safety warnings.

A full UK Driving License is essential (We will not accept applications without this)


  • Health and Safety knowledge
  • Vocational qualification in trade skills
  • In house/on the job training record
  • Training certificates for maintenance, or safety compliance.
  • Familiarity with both districts

What you'll get in return

  • £13-15 p/h with Holiday Pay and Mileage Expenses added on.
  • Opportunity for a permanent position with the company.
  • Weekly pay.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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