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Title:  Maintenance Operative

Location: 

stourport-on-severn, West Midlands, GB, DY13 8RU

Department:  Care (Maintenance, Driving and Site Service Staff)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  131584

 

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

         

Ravenhurst Residential Care Home, 21 Lickhill Road North, Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire

 

£10.28 per hour

 

30 hours per week Monday - 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 Ravenhurst 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 Ravenhurst 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

 

The magical moments created in the care home and how we support them to remain connected to the local community in Stourport-on-Severn. We deliver person-centred and fulfilling activities every day. Ravenhurst has its own gardening club in our very own allotment plot. There are always lots of visitors of the animal variety, from horses and dogs to the more exotic! Local nursery children come to the home every week to take part in some wonderful intergenerational activities. The residents also enjoy lots of day trips, including ice-skating, with our staff and their loved ones safely pushing them along the ice in wheelchairs, to boat trips along the River Severn.

 

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.

 

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 and access to your own vehicle is essential.

 

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. 

 

The reference number for this position is 131584.

 

Closing date: 05 October 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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