Maintenance Assistant

Yellow Hat
Kingston Upon Thames
08 Nov 2018
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are recruiting a Maintenance Assistant for one of our Care homes in Kingston.

The salary for the Maintenance Assistant will be £10.50 per hour.
It is a 40 hour contract and the hours are 9 - 5.30pm

Job Purpose for the Maintenance Assistant

The main function of the Maintenance Assistant is to support and assist the Maintenance Engineer in maintaining all areas within the home on a daily basis. The Maintenance Assistant's primary responsibility is to maintain a safe and comfortable environment for the residents. It is a hands-on, team player role preparing vacant rooms for new residents, and by responding to and resolving concerns promptly.

Skills and Knowledge

* Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken
* Computer literacy advantageous at basic level.
* Knowledge of PAT testing.
* Excellent communication skills.
* Good problem-solving skills.
* Fire Training or Fire Marshall.
* Understanding of COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) regulations.
* CSCS (Construction Skills Certificate Scheme) certificate to access site.
* Manual handling advantageous.
* Knowledge of Health and Safety in the workplace.
* First Aid Certificate advantageous.
* Asbestos awareness training as appropriate.
* Driving License


* Ability to work alone or as part of a team.
* A "can do" attitude and a willingness to help a variety of people carrying out a variety of duties.

Yellow Hat UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Maintenance Assistant / Property Manager / Property Maintenance / PAT testing / CSCS / COSHH / Property & Maintenance/ Utilities

Yellow Hat UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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