Maintenance Operative


Toft, Cambridge

Salary & Benefits

£10 per hour.

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date


Maintenance Operative - Home Meadow

Toft, Cambridge

Home Meadow is situated in the quiet West Cambridgeshire village of Toft and overlooks unspoilt countryside. We are a 49 bed home, as well as residential care we provide specialist care and support for individuals with dementia. 

Home Meadow are recruiting for a Maintenance Operative to join their team working 30 hours per week. The quality and appearance of our care homes create the first impression for visitors and are a source of enjoyment and great pleasure for our residents and their families. Our Maintenance Teams take huge pride in maintaining our buildings to the highest possible standards.

As a Maintenance Operative you will be responsible for:

  • Ensure that the home is kept visually in good order.
  • Ensure all maintenance checks are carried out in accordance with established procedures.
  • Report any maintenance issues to the Home Manager.
  • Painting and redecoration of all areas within the home as requested by the Home Manager and per the maintenance schedules.
  • Plumbing as required including sinks, toilets, drains, washing machines.
  • Ensure that basic electrical maintenance is carried out safely, eg changing of light bulbs, replacing correct amperage plug fuses etc.
  • Check all electrical items meet PAT testing requirements or supervise external professional.
  • Ensure all maintenance, decorating, cleaning products, gardening tools and any other equipment is stored safely.

Person Specification

  • Previous maintenance experience.
  • Previous experience working within an elderly care environment is desirable.
  • Good general DIY skills.
  • Full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

Role details

  • This position is for 37.5 hours per week, with 5 working days a week (in most cases this will be Monday - Friday but may include occasional weekend working).
  • Salary is £10 per hour
  • Annual leave will be 28 working days inclusive of bank holidays.