Maintenance Officer

Job Overview

Location
1 Churchfield Lane, Benson, Wallingford OX10 6SH
Category
Maintenance
Job Type
Ancillary
Shift Type
Days
Salary
13.00
Open Date
05/07/2022
Closing Date
08/07/2022

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 Maintenance Officer - Benson Care Home 

About the Home

  • 71 Bedded Residential and nursing home
  • Located in Benson, Oxfordshire 
  • Days shifts , 40 hours per week 
  • Salary - £26,000 Depending on Experience

Extraordinary lives. Outstanding people.

The life of every resident we proudly care for is extraordinary, rich in history and unique life stories. We are Caring Homes, one of the UK’s leading providers of nursing, residential and dementia care. We have 69 homes in beautiful locations nationwide and we’re still growing. And we know that genuine care is delivered by passionate people who go above and beyond to help every resident live life to the full.

As Site Maintenance Officer you’ll be the backbone of the Home, the friendly and reassuring presence that our residents and staff can call upon when jobs need doing. You’ll keep your home looking amazing and operating smoothly. You’ll go above and beyond to ensure that buildings, plant, equipment and much more are maintained to the highest standards. If this sounds like you, read on. You could have an outstanding future with us.

About the role

At Caring Homes, we pride ourselves on creating beautiful environments for our residents and staff to enjoy. You’ll play a key role, maintaining buildings and resolving any repair issues, to ensure the smooth running of the Home. You’ll be cool headed and calm in a crisis, practically minded and be able to turn your hand to a wide variety of jobs, from decorating, ground and plant maintenance to boiler checks and emergency contingency planning if there’s a power cut. You’ll always be on top of records and reporting, you’ll be on hand to lend a hand and you’ll be on call if an emergency arises.

The skills you’ll need

From lawns to hedges and from decorating to repairing, this role will bring out the best in your wide-ranging skills. You’ll be cool headed and calm in a crisis, practically minded and be able to turn your hand to a wide variety of jobs. You’ll know your way around equipment safety and maintenance. You’ll take pride in the way you prepare the way your home looks and the way your home operates. You’ll understand the requirements of fire safety, chemical handling and equipment storage and care. You’ll also need people skills. Helping our residents maintain as independent life as possible though your skills and your kindness.

Above and beyond

You’ll work in a stunning location, as part of one team of dedicated people, who love what they do. And with first class training and development opportunities and an exceptional and extensive benefits package, this is a great opportunity for the right person. Looking after the Home makes all of us feel proud to come to work. And it helps our residents enjoy life and live it to the full. And as a business that specialises in dementia care, everyone who works here is offered our award-winning dementia training.

Exceptional benefits package

  • Ongoing and continuous career development and succession planning
  • Excellent on-going training from day one and throughout your career
  • Salary scales and progression with internal promotions available, we are a large organisation!
  • Professional subscriptions reimbursed where essential for role
  • Long service awards
  • Recognition programme
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme (earn up to £1000)
  • Excellent apprenticeship scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme, confidential telephone counselling and legal advice 24 hours a day, 365 days a year & a Health & Wellbeing portal
  • Wagestream – this enables you to keep track of your earnings, have instant access to 40% of wages already earned and access guidance to help with financial wellbeing
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Discounted reloadable cards and high street vouchers
  • e-vouchers, access instant savings on your mobile device
  • Holiday discounts & days out with discounts up to 60%
  • Cinema benefits with discounts up to 40%
  • Blue Light Discount Card
  • Free or subsidised meals, depending on location

To apply

If you have a genuine passion for people and pride yourself in going above and beyond in everything you do, your outstanding future as a Site Maintenance Officer at Caring Homes could be moments away. Apply now by clicking on the link. or contact the recruitment team on 01206 224188, Email Karina on klancaster@caringhomes.org 

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.

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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