Our brand new purpose-built care home in North Bar Place in Banbury, Oxfordshire, will open in Autumn 2017.
Highmarket House will be close to the centre of Banbury and will provide the latest in luxurious facilities, combined with high quality round-the-clock care. Our dedicated and skilled teams will offer a full range of residential and nursing care for older people, including short-term respite care, specialist care for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia, plus palliative and end of life care.
We believe that when a person moves into a care home they should be able to continue to enjoy the lifestyle that they always have - keeping busy, seeing friends, being pampered and enjoying great food. The only difference is that you, and your loved ones, can have the peace of mind that expert care is on hand 24-hours a day, seven days a week.
You’re a caring, can-do person with experience working in building maintenance. Ideally, some of that has been gained in a care home setting. You’ve got a good basic education with GCSEs (or the equivalent) including English and Maths. As well as being very practical, you like dealing with people. You’re happy building good relationships with residents, colleagues and contractors. You’re a multi-tasker who can work well under pressure and use your initiative to solve problems. Above all, you’re a team player who takes pride in your work and is committed to maintaining a safe, comfortable environment for our residents.
The safety of our care home residents and staff is really important. So your role will be to make sure the premises and grounds are maintained to a high standard. You’ll perform regular checks, carry out repairs and, when needed, contact engineers or service agents. You’ll be confident doing fire, basic electrical and appliance checks. Faults must be reported and actioned promptly. We’ll also expect you to keep the grounds looking tidy and carry out general redecoration work. As our Maintenance Person, you’ll be a valuable member of our friendly, close-knit team, promoting the well-being of our residents and the successful running of our care home.
As Maintenance Person at Care UK, you can look forward to:
- Competitive pay - we pay more than the average
- Flexible hours
- 25 days’ annual leave
- Quality training to develop your skills
- Career progression
- Bank holiday enhancements
- Stakeholder pension
- Childcare vouchers
- Free uniform
- Thousands of online and in-store discounts
About Care UK
We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential - with first-class training and support.