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Title:  Maintenance Operative


Westbourne Park, Greater London, GB, W11 1BA

Department:  Care (Maintenance, Driving and Site Service Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  55039

At Sanctuary Care we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who will share our mission statement ‘Keeping kindness at the heart of our care’.


Maintenance Operative


Westmead Residential Care Home, Tavistock Road, Westminster, London, W11 1BA


£10.87 per hour


39 hours per week


Why work for us?


When you join Sanctuary Care, you will be part of something special – we are an innovative organisation, with ambitious growth plans. We put people at the heart of everything we do and that includes our staff. We invest heavily in your training, promote a strong teamwork ethic and make sure that you have the support and resources you need to reach your potential. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our values.


Where you’ll work


Westmead is situated within walking distance of the famous Portobello Market, one of London's most popular tourist attractions. The home lies on the route of the Notting Hill Carnival, one of the countries most famous parades and is in walking distance of the Westbourne Park tube station. Westmead has been designed with a welcoming lounge and dining rooms and cosy bedrooms, which provide a warm place for residents to relax. Our dedicated team provide a range of care and support including residential and dementia care for up to 42 residents. Our home features an attractive garden which features flower beds and a seating area to relax in, the garden is maintained by volunteers from outside the home who take part in a gardening club which our residents enjoy.


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The role will include


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 adhere to relevant regulations and guidelines. Occasional liaison with contractors and residents is possible, so strong communication (both written and verbal) and organisational skills are key to this role.


The successful candidate will need to have basic health and safety knowledge. Knowledge of Legionella disease is also desirable. 


Ready to join us?


As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:


  • 20 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • CQC performance bonus*
  • Season Ticket loan available for purchase of an annual London Travelcard issued on an Oystercard.
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Loyalty Award available*
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available*
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • 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

* Terms and Conditions apply


Isn’t it time you joined us?


If you require further assistance please contact Westmead Residential Care Home on 0203 826 5505 and quote Ref: 55039


Closing date: 6 November 2019


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We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.


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.

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