Job Overview

Location
1 Churchfield Lane, Benson, Wallingford OX10 6SH
Category
Maintenance
Job Type
Ancillary
Shift Type
Days
Salary
Up to £13.00
Open Date
10/08/2020
Closing Date
21/08/2020

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Job Advert

Site Maintenance Officer

Benson House , Benson - Oxfordshire

Full-Time; 40 hours per week together with working alternate weekends

Up to £13 per hour 

Benson House, Caring Homes purpose-built luxury care home for the Village of Benson opens in December 2020, providing residents with high quality residential, nursing and dementia care.

Situated in the quaint village of Benson, opposite the River Thames where there is a luxury café/restaurant available for enjoying the river views which is popular with visitors to the village. The RAF Benson base is only 3 miles away and is a big part of the community housing a range of helicopters including Puma’s and Chinook’s.

We are currently recruiting for a Site Maintenance Officer  to start with us in October  before the home opens where you will be responsible for all general maintenance and upkeep duties to ensure a safe and attractive environment for residents and staff with minimal disruption to the home. 

Responsibilities:

You will be carrying out various odd jobs such as performing repairs, maintaining property, performing renovations as and when required and tending to the grounds, mechanical and electrical systems, specialist equipment and all of its general contents.

Minor repairs to furniture, doors and undertake carpentry when required
Assist with home closures and openings, moving furniture, transporting equipment as required
Undertake minor electrical repairs
Unblock sinks, maintain dustbin area and fencing around the property
Undertake all decorating requirements
Complete weekly and monthly statutory tests to ensure compliance is maintained in the home
Carry out audits and make sure records are kept up-to-date.

And, whether you’re replacing a tap or mixer valve, fitting a new extractor fan, repairing the timber on a bedroom window or putting up new wallpaper in the dining room, you’ll do so with a sense of kindness above anything else.

To be successful in this role you will need

To have previous, relevant experience in an appropriate skill (e.g. plumbing or carpentry), or in a similar role with ideally minimum of 2 years maintenance experience
Knowledge of COSHH regulations
Knowledge of Management of Health and Safety at Work regulation 1992
Understanding the terms ‘Hazard’ and ‘Risk’
Hold a valid UK Driving Licence
To be willing to work flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service

Just some of the many benefits we offer:

Paid annual leave 28 days per year (based on hours / pro rata) inclusive of bank holidays
Excellent on-going training from day one and throughout your career
Salary scales and progression with internal promotions available, we are a large organisation!
Enhanced pay for working Christmas and Boxing day & Bank Holidays
Long service awards / Recognition programme
Refer a friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)
Employee discount scheme, high street vouchers, e-vouchers, holidays, cinema and restaurants

To Apply

Please click 'APPLY' or email your CV to Matt - mhicks@CaringHomes.org to discuss further!

“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"

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