Maintenance Person - The Chanters Care Home

  • Larchwood Care Homes
  • The Chanters Care Home, Tyldesley Old Road, Atherton, Manchester, UK
  • 12 May, 2022

Job Description

The Chanters Care Home in Atherton are currently seeking a Maintenance Person to join our team on a full time basis

The Chanters Care Home, in Atherton, has been purpose-built to provide specialist elderly and dementia care which includes a dementia strategy, as well as looking after residents with learning disabilities. The Chanters also offers respite care for short term stays ensuring residents are looked after in a warm and caring environment.

Skills, knowledge and qualifications required:
· General maintenance knowledge
· Communication skills
· Team player
· Clean driving licence/use of car
· Satisfactory Police/POVA check
· Ability to work on own initiative
· Willingness to train on current Health & Safety/Fire/EHO issues
· Preferred knowledge of heating systems, laundry & legal regulations

Key responsibilities:
· Report and action any known to defects to appliances, damaged furniture/equipment and any other potential hazards. Inform Home Manager of actions taken.
· Clear signs, snow & grit the paths/steps.
· Cut grass & keep sheds, out buildings tidy.
· Keep records of fire test, call point checks, temperatures and adhere to company policies on daily/weekly & monthly checks.
· Driving duties as required.
· Ensure all equipment is clean, well maintained & replace is necessary or applicable.
· ‘On call’ for emergencies.

Here are some of the can benefits we can offer:

· Enhanced pay for Bank Holidays
· 24 hour Telephone Employee Assistance Programme helpline
Online discounted vouchers for several companies
· Opportunity for progression within the company
· Continuous support to maintain the training you need to deliver excellence
· On-going support from a motivated and committed Head Office and Regional Teams · Refer a friend scheme

Apply online today or contact the home on 01942 914 440

All candidates must have RTW in the UK