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Title:  Caretaker - Part Time

Location: 

Stoke-on-Trent, West Midlands, GB, ST3 4JR

Department:  Care (Maintenance, Driving and Site Service Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Supported Living
Requisition Number:  50546

Caretaker – Part Time

Eastgate, Stoke-on-Trent

£8.92 per hour (rising to £9.38 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

5 hours per week

  

We are seeking a Caretaker to join our friendly team at Eastgate. Located in a quiet area of Longton, Eastgate is a residential care home for up to 11 adults aged between 18 and 65, with a range of learning disabilities, autism and complex needs. 

Read more about Eastgate here 

The role of Caretaker will include:

  • Carrying out weekly health and safety checks and risk assessments, adhering to relevant regulations and guidelines
  • General caretaking duties to include; basic repairs, cleaning, landscaping and grounds maintenance
  • Maintaining an adequate supply of tools and equipment and restocking as necessary, to enable the effective delivery of services
  • Completing accurate daily work records and providing timely updates to customers
  • Identifying potential maintenance issues and reporting these in a timely manner, to maintain a safe environment

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a similar caretaking or maintenance role is essential
  • Ability to identify and/or carry out minor repairs
  • An understanding of basic health and safety in the work place
  • Practical experience in operating hand tools and light machinery is desirable
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal) and organisational skills are key to this role
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team 

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.

Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer a comprehensive reward and benefits package appropriate for the role that you do, including:

  • A pension scheme, with matching employer contributions from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours per week

Read the full job profile here

Closing Date: 24 September 2019

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LifeatSanctuary

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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 Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.


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