We wanted to reassure you during these challenging and unprecedented times that safety remains paramount for our residents, our teams and any potential new colleague wishing to join.

We are reaching out to those in other industries with vital transferable skills, that have found themselves not able to work because of company closure. We have bank, permanent and part-time opportunities for you to consider within our homes and in the community, full training and support will all be provided and again your safety will be our priority.

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Maintenance Operative

Location

Headington, Oxford

Salary & Benefits

£10.36 per hour

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date

07/10/2021

Maintenance Operative

Albany, Headington

40 hours per week

Our home is located just East of the historic city of Oxford in Headington. We are a 38-bedded home and provide residential and nursing care.  Our rooms are set across two floors with communal spaces available for all. We have a ground floor dining room, lounge and conservatory for residents and visitors alike to enjoy. We have a lovely garden with a bandstand, children’s play area and a mini putting green. Mature gardens and patio area surround the home.

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.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • 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.

We offer an unlimited refer a friend scheme which pays £500 per hire (£1000 for nurses), 28 days paid annual leave per year and a service recognition scheme rewarding commitment and loyalty. 

Healthcare Homes offer an Employee Assistance Programme which is immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to include support such as financial and family concerns.