Maintenance Operative

CAS Behavioural Health
£10000 - £19999/annum £8.50ph
19 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
CAS Behavioural Health is one of the UK`s leading providers of specialist behavioural adult healthcare services.

About Acer
Acer Clinic is a specialist service for women with a personality disorder and other complex mental health needs.

The Role
• Within this role you will be responsible for the maintenance of our residential home in Sheffield for adults with learning difficulties and related conditions.
• You will be required to carry out a wide range of maintenance tasks and must have joinery and plumbing experience, also the ability to undertake general building work and possess basic tools to carry out these tasks.
• The ideal candidate will have worked in similar position or have worked in a self-employed capacity in recent years.
• You will be capable of working independently and have a suitable vehicle to transport relevant items to carry out your role i.e. large items of MDF, cut Perspex etc (business miles will be reimbursed).
• This role involves some on call duties as there is occasionally a need to carry out emergency repairs outside of normal working hours.
• You will also be required to undertake relevant training to support you within your role and fulfil your obligations in relation to supervisions to ensure these are worthwhile and constructive.
• You will be expected to maintain confidentiality at all times and maintain an awareness of relevant policies and procedures and ensure these are followed at all times.
• Successful applicants are required to provide an enhanced disclosure; the expense of this will be met by the employer.
• All new staff are required to successfully complete a six month probationary period.
• This is a description of the job as it is at present. The company may periodically review this and update it to ensure that it relates to the job as then being performed.

Successful candidate will demonstrate:
• Good standard of general education.
• Basic knowledge of all ground maintenance works.
• Basic Knowledge of H & S issues in connection with the building industry.
• Ability to record detailed and accurate works information relating to maintenance tasks.
• Experience of completing basic ground maintenance tasks on domestic occupied properties.
• Experience of working with a range of portable tools, ladders and equipment to enable duties of the role to be carried out.
• Ability to prioritise workload and work in a systematic and organised manner to ensure maintenance tasks are completed within an agreed time scale.
• Demonstrate empathy, patience and understanding of residents` needs and requirements.
• Ability to communicate with managers and staff and work as a team.
• Able to work alone and make a judgement on the tasks required to complete the duties of the role.

In return we offer
• Free parking
• Free meals
• Free uniform
• Pension