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Handy Person

About the role

Booker Group are recruiting for a Handy Person to work in our head office in Wellingborough.  In this varied and interesting role you will work within a small and friendly team to support the business.  Key duties in this role are the maintenance and repair of the office building and site. 

This role is a physical role which involves being on your feet most of the day coupled with heavy lifting so you need to be physically fit with the ability to get stuck in to any tasks required.

Weekly working hours are 35 per week Monday to Friday with half an hour unpaid lunch break each day. 

Initial hours will be 9.00am to 4.30pm whilst training, once fully trained you will move to the following shift pattern on rotation:

8.30am to 4.00pm

9.00am to 4.30pm

9.30am to 5.00pm

Role Responsibility

  • General building and site maintenance for the office building, gardens and car park
  • Undertaking minor repairs as required
  • Rubbish collections and vending replenishment
  • Health and Safety checks
  • Support fire testing
  • Post collection and distribution
  • Ad hoc duties as required

You will need


  • Good knowledge and experience of DIY
  • Basic knowledge of building maintenance
  • Down to earth and level headed with a can do attitude
  • To be flexible in your approach with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Great customer service skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Literacy and numeracy skills


What's in it for you

At Booker, along with being a great place to work and giving you an opportunity to get on in your career, we also offer the following fantastic package of benefits:

  • A Booker colleague card with 10% off purchases at Booker and double discount events up to three times a year.
  • After 3 months service, a Tesco colleague discount card with  10% increasing to 15% off most purchases at Tesco for a 4 day period after every four-weekly  pay day, ie. thirteen times a year.   In addition to 10% off at Tesco Cafe and 20% off all F&F purchases.
  • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile for yourself, along with further great deals through-out the year.
  • Up to 30% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco bank.  Terms and conditions apply.
  • 50% off complete glasses purchases and free eye tests at Vision Express.
  • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy.
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases including a cycle to work scheme.
  • After 3 months service, you can join our annual Save As You Earn share scheme which allows you to buy Tesco shares in the future at a discount.
  • Retirement savings plan (pension) - save up to 5% and Booker will match your contribution.
  • Life Assurance - You are covered for death in service life cover of up to three times annual pay
  • Health and Wellbeing support and resources including our 24/7, confidential Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family.   
  • A great holiday package

About us

Be part of something special.  Join our team at Booker.

Booker is the UK's leading food & drink wholesaler. We are privileged to serve independent retailers, caterers and small businesses, from locations across the country. 

Booker Group comprises of Booker Wholesale, Makro Wholesale, Booker Retail Partners, Booker Direct, Classic Drinks, Ritter Courivaud and Best Food Logistics.  Our customers include Premier, Family Shopper, Budgens and Londis retailers and we have one shared aim - improving choice, price and service for all our customers.

 Our business is incredibly diverse, so it takes a wide range of skills to deliver the exceptional service our customers require.

 Wherever you join us, you’ll be part of an organisation that will help your career to keep moving forward.

*Booker Group is part of Tesco plc, however is operated separately from the core Tesco business and as such the benefits offered will be different from those offered at Tesco*



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