Duties and responsibilities
The Maintenance Operative will be responsible for all the internal and external maintenance of the home and ensure a safe and pleasant environment for all residents, visitors and team members. The role will carry out daily, weekly, monthly and bi annual tasks/inspections in line with HSE guidelines and legislation and record in company manuals for inspection by external bodies.
To carry out full room re-decoration works, and re-configurations of room layouts. Carry out minor repairs such as furniture and equipment, plumbing repairs, including unblocking sinks, toilets and drains when necessary and minor electrical repairs, i.e., fuses, light bulbs, damaged sockets and call bells.
The role will be working as part of a team assisting in all areas of the service, with maintenance related issues.
You will need to have a good all round maintenance background with good knowledge of painting and decorating, and the understanding of Health & Safety. You will have previous experience of carrying out minor repairs, conducting inspections and have good record keeping skills. You will be an effective team member being able to work on your own or as part of the bigger team. You will also have strong communication skills, safe starting skills, and good at solving problems and thinking on your feet in a safe and controlled environment.