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Title:  Maintenance Operative Regional

Location: 

Oxford, South East, GB, OX4 4DN

Department:  Care (Maintenance, Driving and Site Service Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  118142

 

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 - Regional

 

Iffley Residential and Nursing Home, Anne Greenwood Close, Iffley, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 4DN  

 

£10.79 per hour – Plus Company Van

 

39 hours per week

 

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 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 Sanctuary Care 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

 

You will support 10 homes across Oxfordshire, Hampshire, Buckinghamshire and North London

 

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.
  • The role will involve supporting the network of homes across our Home Counties region, so regular driving will be expected in this role.

 

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.    
  • A current driving licence.
  • Experience of working in Maintenance in a Care environment would be an advantage.

 

 

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
  • Season ticket loan available (Oystercard)
  • 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. 

 

The reference number for this position is 118142.

 

Closing date: 30 August 2021

 

To join Sanctuary Care you will need to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 and Influenza prior to commencing employment, unless you are medically exempt. You will be required to provide evidence of all vaccinations as part of the recruitment process

 

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

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
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.


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