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Maintenance Person

Eliza Palmer Care Home, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey

Pay:
£15 per hour
(depending on experience)
Type:
Permanent
Shift:
Days
Closing date:
11/07/2024

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About the company

Kingsley Healthcare isn't just a care home group, we are a family where our passionate individuals are changing lives every day. Winners of the 2024 Health Investors Residential Elderly Care Provider of the Year, we are ranked – for the eighth year running! - among the top 20 large UK care home groups (carehome.co.uk) for our exceptional care, and proudly support over 1,500 residents to live in a safe, welcoming and nurturing environment.

We are proud to be ranked No.1 in the UK for our commitment to wellbeing at work (Indeed's Better Work Awards 2023) and our sector-leading 4.7 Glassdoor rating, we are also a Real Living Wage employer, ensuring that we reward and value dedication.

We welcome passionate individuals who want to make a difference to our growing family which puts our people and our residents first.

About the role

As a Maintenance Person, you will make sure the premises and grounds are maintained to a high standard. Performing regular checks, carrying out repairs and, when needed, contact engineers or service agents. You will be confident in doing fire, basic electrical and appliance checks. As the home’s Maintenance Person, you’ll be a valuable member of their friendly, close-knit team, promoting the well-being of the residents and the successful running of the home.

Reports to: Home Manager/Asset Manager

Skills and attributes

• Previous experience in property maintenance or a related field
• Strong understanding of health and safety regulations
• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Strong organisational skills and attention to detail
• Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Proficient in the use of computer software, including spreadsheets and word processing programs
• Ability to manage budgets and maintain accurate financial records.

What will you gain?

You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes in place to help you at every step.

Benefits

  • Comprehensive induction and training programme.

  • Opportunities for career development and progression.

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Blue Light Card Scheme. We’ll reimburse the enrolment fee of this fantastic scheme that offers discounts on holidays, days out and over 15,000 national brands.

  • Refer a friend and receive a thank you gift of up to £500 *

  • We’ll pay for your full DBS disclosure

  • Your uniform will be provided – this is another cost that we think it’s essential that we cover for you.

  • Enhanced rates of pay for bank holidays 

  • Paid breaks – we think it’s essential that all staff can take breaks without fear of losing money, so we pay for you to have a break during working hours.

Some of the accreditations and awards we’re really proud of:

  • We are a Living Wage Employer
  • Regulated by Care Quality Commission
  • chuk 2023 v3
  • Enabling Research in Care Homes
  • Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2019 Winner
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