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Title:  Maintenance Operative

Location: 

Basingstoke, South East, GB, RG24 7BN

Department:  Care (Maintenance, Driving and Site Service Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  81084

 

At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.

 

Maintenance Operative

           

Basingfield Court Residential Care Home, Huish Lane, Old Basing, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 7BN

 

£10.58 per hour

 

37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

 

Why work for us?

We spend so much time at work don’t we, so our ethos at Sanctuary Care is to enrich the lives of both our residents and staff. Let’s have some fun while we’re at work, support each other and work hard as a team.  There’s loads of training and promotion opportunities available for those who want to pursue it and every day job satisfaction at Basingfield Court Residential Care Home for all regardless of role. 

 

Sanctuary Care has over 100 care homes and you can ‘feel’ the difference a team makes the moment you step through one of our doors.  The team at Basingfield Court Residential Care Home is special and we’re looking for special people to join us. Become a part of it and apply for this role.

 

Where you’ll work

Children from local Scouts, Beavers, Rainbows and Girl Guides groups in the town regularly pop in for a game of bingo and to treat our residents to musical performances. Youngsters from Basingstoke’s St Mary’s CE Junior School are also regular guests, joining us for everything from World Book Day to choral performances. Our residents have also been invited to the school for afternoon tea. A Zumba Gold instructor comes to the home every fortnight. High energy and fun, these classes are specially tailored to our more mature audience and the residents absolutely love them! As you can see there’s plenty going on at Basingfield Court and we invite you along for a cup of tea to see for yourself.

Click here for further information about the home.

 

Are you our next Maintenance Operative?  Here’s more about the role:

  • First and foremost – we work together as a team to enrich our residents’ lives – let’s support our colleagues too and have fun in the process
  • Maintaining a safe and well-presented environment, you will carry out general maintenance in the home and its grounds
  • As well as carrying out weekly health and safety checks and risk assessments, you should also work to relevant regulations and guidelines
  • Occasional contact with contractors and residents is possible, so strong communication (both written and verbal) and organisational skills are key to this role.
  • A current driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential.

 

What skills do I need?

  • Team work!  A happy team, makes for happy residents and a happy home
  • The successful candidate will need to have basic health and safety knowledge. Knowledge of Legionella disease is also desirable.      

 

Benefits and rewards

  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Life assurance
  • CQC performance bonus
  • Overtime enhancement
  • Occupational sick pay after qualifying period
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary Care
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care.

 

We hope you feel you could be our next team member.  If you’d like to know more about the role before you apply, please call us for a chat on 01256 321 494 and quote Ref: 81084

 

Closing date: 30 September 2020

 

We might get a lot of applications so reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time.  Don’t miss out, please apply early.

 

Building Equality and Diversity
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.