• Labourer/Handyperson

    £100-120 (Day Rate, DOE)
    Closing date:


    Graven Hill is the UK’s first large scale self and custom build project and is leading the way to make building your own home mainstream. The project is being delivered by Graven Hill Village Development Company (GHVDC), a company wholly owned by Cherwell District Council.  Graven Hill is an ex-Ministry of Defence site located to the southern edge of Bicester, Oxfordshire, and will evolve over the next decade as a new community of up to 1,741 homes.

    Job Summary

    We are looking for an efficient, diligent, conscientious and safety-minded Labourer for a large residential construction development in Bicester.  We have long-term work available for the right candidate who should have residential construction industry experience and access to reliable transportation.  The ideal candidate will be capable of working with minimal oversight but willing and able to follow directions closely. Additionally, he or she should be familiar with construction industry safety standards and procedures to ensure project safety standards are adhered to and maintained on site.

    Key Experience and Skills
    Labourer Responsibilities and Duties:

    • Climb to heights and conduct work with proper safety considerations and standards.
    • Work safely on scaffolding and access staging.
    • General site maintenance and facility management tasks.
    • Perform setup and clean-up tasks as work package are started and completed on site.
    • Direct traffic when necessary to ensure safety of pedestrians, motorists and work crews.
    • Proactive in Safety management for the site and operatives on site.
    • Provide labour support as needed for speciality crews on site.
    • Perform general labouring duties on site to include keeping the site free of waste materials, debris and identify / raise any safety issues to the Construction Manager.
    • General Handyman duties.
    • Manual handling.
    • Responsible for site cleanliness and correct management of materials on site.


    • 2+ years Construction industry experience and current holder of CSCS Card.
    • Access to reliable transportation.
    • A minimum of 18-years of age, fit and capable of performing manual work.
    • Basic understanding of construction principles and procedures
    • Ability to operate hand tools and work on own initiative.
    • Able to multitask.
    • Able to communicate effectively with other site operatives in English.
    • Comfort working in high-stress environment with weather fluctuations
    • Positive and proactive.
    • Banksman qualified would be advantageous and hold any other related industry qualifications.

    To apply in confidence, please email your CV to: [email protected]

    Closing date:  Wednesday 9 October 2019

    Interview dates: to be confirmed for week commencing Monday 14 October 2019.

    No applications through agencies, please.

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