At Caring Homes our passion is care and support. We offer residential, nursing and dementia care for older people at our high quality care homes across the UK.
You will maintain buildings, plant and equipment and act in accordance with the policies and procedures of the Home.
But why join our team?
We couldn’t achieve what we do without our amazing teams. We believe in our people and want to ensure you feel appreciated and supported at every step of your journey with us. For this reason, we offer an excellent range of benefits as listed below.
Great rates of pay– We regularly review regional and competitor pay rates to ensure we’re offering the best incentives to work with us
One place of work– We operate residential/supported living services, meaning you’ll not need to worry about travelling from location to location.
Flexible hours– enabling you to balance work and home life.
Voluntary Benefits Package– offering amazing retail discounts at over 8,000 locations nationwide, enabling our staff to make savings of up to £1,500 per year
Personalised career pathladders including support with your Care Certificate to ensure fulfilling career development
Learning and Development programmewith full induction training including buddy system
Employee Assistance Programme– Immediate access to a confidential telephone counselling and legal information service which operates 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
Online Health Portal- All colleagues have access to the online health portal which enables you to make the most of full access to an encyclopedia of health information
Refer a Friend Scheme – get up to £500 for referring a carer and £1000 for referring a nurse to us
To operate a planned system of general maintenance and repairs
To ensure the smooth running of all plant machinery and equipment, including safety and state of repair
To liaise with external contractors on work beyond the scope of general repair and maintenance
To obtain maximum economical efficiency from all plant and equipment. Advise on the control of temperature and conservation of energy
To keep record as required, and carry out relevant administration including hours worked for payment purposes
To advise on the need to order oil supplies, supervise deliveries and carry out regular checks on boilers and maintain boiler houses and surrounding areas, ensuring that they are free from spillage’s
To ensure that all equipment and chemicals are handled correctly and are secured in a locked area away from the residents
To ensure that all tools are in good repair and accounted for at all times.
To carry out weekly checks on fire alarms
To prepare contingency plans in the event of power failure and organise emergency lamps in such an event and education of the nursing and care staff in the emergency maintenance of the generator
To assist in emergency evacuation for fire drills
To be available for emergency call-out
Previous experience in a similar role
Full, clean driving licence
Flexibility to work shift patters
To be person-centred
Good interpersonal skills
Oral/written communication skills
If you are interested please feel free to apply or call our recruitment line on 01206 224188
“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age”.