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Stanton-under-Bardon Parish Council

Handyman Wanted

Added at 12:36 on 23 May 2024

Stanton under Bardon Parish Council is seeking a contractor to handle handyman tasks throughout the village. This role involves regular light physical duties as well as various tasks on an ad hoc basis. Ideal candidates will be self-employed individuals, either contractors or local residents, equipped with the necessary skills, equipment, insurance, and transport. The work would suit a contractor or local person who is self-employed and have the necessary skills, equipment, insurance and transport needed for the role.

Tasks might include:

  • General upkeep, maintenance and inspection of Stanton under Bardon allotments which may include clearing vacant plots and pathways
  • General basic ground maintenance work including hedge cutting, strimming, removing fallen tree branches, litter picking and road sign and bench cleaning
  • Undertake regular inspection of defibrillators in Stanton under Bardon, including the replacement of equipment where required
  • To carry out maintenance of village notice boards around the parish, including re-staining, greasing of hinges and locks and the replacement of internal boards, as required
  • To undertake regular inspections of the village playground,
  • To maintain Stanton under Bardon war memorial, including the planting of seasonal flowers twice a year
  • Taking water meter readings each month
  • Responding to littering around the village
  • To carry out general maintenance and ‘handyman’ jobs as required. All works will be subject to agreement by the Parish Clerk prior to carrying out the works.
  • To report to the Clerk of any works that should be reported to Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council or Leicestershire County Council, eg potholes, flying tipping etc


The initial contract period will be for two years, subject to normal break clauses.


Please email the Clerk with your hourly rate as well as an overview of your skills and experience as this will be presented to Council anonymously for a decision to be made. Please ensure this information reaches us by Tues 4th June.