Maintenance Person (Part Time) in Northwood

Closing date: 28/09/2019

Location: James House, 2 Sandy Lodge Way, Northwood, Middlesex, HA6 2AJ.

Hours: Tuesday - 7 hour Shift

Salary: £10.20 per hour 

We are looking to recruit a Maintenance Person / Gardener to work at James House in Northwood. You will ensure that the property and grounds are maintained and kept tidy and repairs are carried out quickly and efficiently so residents can enjoy the comfort and enjoyment of their surroundings.

  • Complete and maintain the day to day repairs and maintenance of the building and its environment (including painting and decorating of resident’s rooms and keeping the grounds and garden tidy)
  • Complete checks and minor maintenance to all specified equipment on a regular basis
  • Contact nominated contractors for repairs and servicing as agreed with the Care Home Manager
  • Undertake routine testing within policy and procedure for water, fire checks and relevant health and safety policies
  • Check all lighting, including residents rooms, and lighting inside and outside the home, replace bulbs and report any electrical faults to the Care Home Manager
  • Understand and observe all relevant regulations and Abbeyfield policies and procedures
  • Follow appropriate procedures in the event of accidents and emergencies, maintain confidentiality at all times, be aware of and comply with safe working practices as laid down by the Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required. To carry out any reasonable duties as requested by the Care Home Manager

The following are essential for the role:

• Ability to communicate and interact well with people.
• To be able to read and write to a good standard.
• Ability to work well as part of a team.
• Demonstrate an empathy and understanding of the needs of older people.
• Ability to carry out all aspects of the role to a high standard at all times.
• General DIY skills / experience.
• Ability to work on own initiative.
• Own transport or willingness to travel.
• Flexible approach to work.

This post is subject to a DBS check

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