Maintenance Person - South Haven Lodge

Maintenance Person - South Haven Lodge
South Haven Lodge
Full time

We are seeking an enthusiastic maintenance person to join our friendly team at South Haven Lodge Care Home which is based in Woolston, Southampton.

South Haven Lodge Care Home is a CQC registered care home which can care for up to 45 older residents who require residential, nursing care or who are living with dementia.

About You:

  • Must have previous maintenance experience
  • Able to work well as part of a team and independently
  • Obtain good communication skills
  • To have the values of making a positive impact
  • Must be fully vaccinated with both COVID vaccines

What we can offer:

  • Full time contract
  • Pay rate: £10.50
  • Working hours: 40 hours per week with paid break, (Times to be confirmed)
  • 28 Days Annual Leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time contracts)
  • Refer a friend scheme, with up to £750 reward for each referral (T & C’s apply)
  • Yearly salary review
  • Paid uniform provided
  • On-going support with Training and Development

What does the job role involve?

The maintenance person will ensure the premises and grounds are maintained to a high standard and provide the residents with a safe, comfortable and pleasant environment in which to live.

  • Carry out repairs as required or contact engineers/service agent where applicable.
  • Undertake basic visual electrical checks on all equipment, i.e. ensuring that all plugs and cables equipment are checked for signs of damage, labelling is legible and correct. Any faults are reported to the Home Manager and Electrical Contractor.
  • Ensure that daily/weekly/monthly fire checks are completed which includes the fire alarm system, fire extinguisher, fire doors and sprinkler system recording findings.
  • Pre-weekend check; lights, electrical, heating, prior to the weekend or Bank holidays.
  • To ensure monthly meter readings of gas, electricity and water are submitted to the Administrator/Manager on specified dates.
  • Undertake general redecoration works as instructed by the Home Manager.
  • Undertake ground maintenance, keeping the grass cut, shrubs, bushes and hedges pruned and the site generally weed free.
  • To be aware of maintaining resident’s privacy and to communicate with nursing staff should works be required which will affect resident care.
  • Where necessary and under the direction of the Home Manager, participate in the collation of key performance indicator data and evidence.
  • Including all other duties as per the job role.

Why join us?

Our employees play a important role in our care homes and our values are based on ‘We Care About Care’. We are looking for individuals who have the same values and are able to help us make a real difference to the residents in our homes.

If you too believe that this is the most important part of everyone’s role in a care home and are looking for a rewarding job then we’d love to hear from you.

COVID-19 Vaccination requirement:

As part of New Century Care’s recruitment and employment process you will be asked to confirm your COVID-19 vaccination status, including if required, your agreement to be vaccinated if not yet administered and your agreement to regular COVID-19 testing.

This is to ensure the safety and well-being of all our residents and staff.

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For more information or to apply, please complete the form below. We will look forward in hearing from you.