Maintenance Technician – Bridge Haven, Canterbury

£11.95 hourly
  • Avante Care & Support
  • Canterbury, UK
  • 11 May, 2022
Permanent

Job Description

Salary: £11.95 per hour.

We are looking for a Maintenance Technician to undertake a range of day-to-day maintenance, caretaking and grounds duties within the home, including minor repairs and redecoration.

The post holder will be normally based in Bridge Haven, Canterbury but will be required on occasion to assist other homes within a reasonable distance to cover absences and/or work that requires additional staffing resources.

The post holder will be required to undertake a range of day-to-day maintenance, caretaking and grounds maintenance duties within the home, including minor repairs and redecoration, ensuring that all required duties are carried out to a high standard. The duties to be carried out will vary depending on the needs of the home. The following tasks are a guide to what will normally be expected. The post holder will liaise closely and on a daily basis with the Home Manager in prioritising work, and all duties must be carried out flexibly, in accordance with the Quality Standards adopted by Avante Care and Support and in accordance with all relevant Health and Safety legislation.

Essential Experience/Skills

– Previous experience in carrying out maintenance duties and day-to-day
repairs, possibly in a trade capacity.
– To be aware of and sympathetic to the needs of elderly people who have
varying degrees of dependency, when working inside and outside the
building.
– The post holder must be flexible in their approach to work and be able to work
as part of a team.

 

Desirable Experience/Skills

– Previous experience of working in a caretaking capacity.
– Previous experience of grounds maintenance
– Previous experience of internal and external decorations
– Previous experience in working in a residential environment.

 

If this sounds of interest to please apply online.