Maintenance Operative

Location

Stowmarket, Suffolk

Salary & Benefits

£10.14 per hour

Vacancy Type

Full Time

Closing Date

17/11/2021

                                                   Maintenance Operative

                                                Hillcroft House, Stowmarket

                                                      40 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.

Hillcroft House, a residential home in Stowmarket that accommodates residents with dementia, is a Grade 2 listed building that dates back over 200 years.  We are recruiting for a Maintenance Operative to join the team.

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.