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Title:  Maintenance Assistant

Location: 

Telford, West Midlands, GB, TF4 2LL

Department:  Care (Maintenance, Driving and Site Service Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Retirement Living
Requisition Number:  49888

 

Maintenance Assistant

 

Lawley Bank, Telford

 

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

 

37.5 hours per week

 

 

We are seeking a Maintenance Assistant to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Offering extra care apartments to rent, Lawley Bank provides independent living, with the reassurance that a dedicated care and support team is on hand when required. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

 

Read more about Lawley Bank here

 

The role of Maintenance Assistant will include:

  • Undertaking site repairs and maintenance duties
  • Serving as point of contact for customers who are on site
  • Identifying potential maintenance issues and liaising with any necessary specialists or contractors
  • Carrying out planned routine works such as decorating
  • Assisting in scheduled building checks and audits, ensuring safe and secure environments
  • Occasional gardening duties

 

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a maintenance position is essential
  • Prior experience identifying and carrying out repairs
  • Experience operating hand tools and light machinery
  • Working knowledge of UK health and safety legislation
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Travel is a requirement of the role, therefore a full valid driving licence is essential

 

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.

 

Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days annual leave (including public holidays)
  • 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 schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

 

Read the full job profile here

 

Closing Date: 27 August 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 Retirement Living, visit our website, take a look at our Facebook page or search #LifeatSanctuary

 

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

 

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