Maintenance Support Worker
Our client is a Care group that has experienced unprecedented growth in the past few years evolving into to a leading care provider creating real opportunities for those interested in the Healthcare sector.
They are passionate about providing high quality Community Residential & Supported Living services for Adults requiring specialist learning disability and mental health support.
About the Role
Our client is seeking a pro-active individual to join their newly formed maintenance team, someone who can action any maintenance issues, is willing to learn on the job, able to work under pressure and can take their own initiative regarding decision making and problem solving.
At this company, you will work with extraordinary people who achieve fantastic successes. Your main responsibilities will be to inspect and evaluate contract services, coordinate with managers, instructors, and others to provide equipment and materials needed within the care home environment, source and purchase good quality supplies and materials whilst being cost effective.
•You will be working in an environment which supports service users with learning disabilities, mental health issues and additional complex needs, to live the life they want to within our services. You will support the managers of these services by ensuring a safe environment for the service users, scheduling repairs and maintenance so there is minimal disruption the service users.
•You will respond to emergency repair situations immediately considering health and safety requirements and solutions for repairs or replacements.
•You will need to perform skilled duties in the operations, maintenance, and repair of buildings and grounds areas
•You will be kind, compassionate, empathetic and comfortable to work in a care home environment
•You will ideally have knowledge of maintaining and repairing electrical and plumbing systems
•You will ideally be comfortable to assist with painting and decorating, plumbing and carpentry work, maintaining electrical equipment and fire alarm testing as required
•You will be able to perform preventive maintenance on equipment and building facility systems
•You will undertake regular checks for leaks within the water and for proper operation of boiler, water heater, furnace and refrigeration
•You will report any potential hazards to the Registered Manager
•You will maintain gardens in line with health and safety regulations
•You will be willing to take on any additional responsibilities on behalf of the service as instructed by the facilities manager
•You will have knowledge of COSHH requirements
•A competitive salary
•Financial support towards professional qualifications
•Free of charge mandatory training
•Enhanced DBS cost covered
•28 days annual leave including bank holidays
•Support from the company’s Employee Assistance Program
•Membership of employer contribution pension fund
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people they support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check for Regulated Activity which will include a check against both the Barred adult list. They are an equal opportunities employer.
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