Exemplar Health Care
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Otterburn Care Home

£8.30 per hour, 40 hours per week

Otterburn provides specialist care for young adults with complex physical needs, Huntington’s disease and neurological disorders.

The role of maintenance is to be a key member of the team for health & safety, general maintenance and repairs within the home.

As the maintenance person your key tasks will include:

Carry out decorating and redecorating as directed
Assist in emergency evacuations and fire drills & carry out weekly fire checks
Pat testing of electrical equipment
Liaise with external contractors
Ensure smooth running of plant machinery and equipment, including gas, electric, oil, and water installation
Complete maintenance checks identified in the maintenance manual and regulative checks
Ensure health & safety of self, Service Users, staff and contractors/visitors
Safe handling of equipment and chemicals
Possess and maintain a valid driving licence
Electrical, Plumbing and Joinery work
Being available for emergency call outs
You will need to have excellent organisational and planning skills and be a good communicator. You should be able to work on your own initiative as well as being part of the team.
General hours of work Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm however will involve some on call weekends and later shifts as per the running of the home. You will also be required to be on call as part of a rolling on call rota with other members of the team.

A 17th edition electrical certificate would be advantageous, or willing to work towards the qualification. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required which can be obtained for you if you are not already in possession of this.

What we offer in return:

A comprehensive induction programme with opportunities for further training and development
A challenging and rewarding working environment
Employee benefits scheme - online shopping discounts and vouchers
Genuine prospects of career progression