Maintenance Person

Job description

Our maintenance man will be expected to perform a wide variety of repair and maintenance tasks, managing the maintenance needs of the homes, and will be required to carry out both reactive and planned work.

The work can range from basic building maintenance to plumbing, PAT testing, painting and gardening.

Whether you are fitting a new door handle, replacing a mixer tap or painting a bedroom, you will have consideration and kindness for our service users.

We are looking for someone with experience in maintenance, building and general DIY. You will also need some technical knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, as well as basic IT skills.

Job description/duties

Undertake any duties consistent with the overall purpose of the post as directed by the management team.

Undertake duties/emergency tasks as assigned

Carpentry – putting up shelves, hanging doors, boxing in pipes

Plumbing – unblocking toilets, bleeding radiators, replacing washers

Electrical – replacing light bulbs and fuses, changing plug socket covers and alerting a manager when a qualified electrician is required

Gardening – mowing lawns, trimming hedges, pruning, assembling outdoor furniture, clearing gutters

Decorating

Moving furniture and other items between homes and/or to recycling centres

Skills and competencies

Excellent organisational and time management skills

Ability to work under pressure

Basic plumbing/electrical etc skills as detailed above

PAT testing ability

Experience as a maintenance operative

An understanding of confidentiality/privacy

A full UK driving licence-use of our company vehicle

A commitment to delivering a quality service

An awareness of Health and Safety legislation/safe working practices


Requirements

Excellent organisational and time management skills

Ability to work under pressure

Basic plumbing/electrical etc skills as detailed above

PAT testing ability

Experience as a maintenance operative

An understanding of confidentiality/privacy

A full UK driving licence-use of our company vehicle

A commitment to delivering a quality service

An awareness of Health and Safety legislation/safe working practices