Maintenance Operative

Full Time Permanent

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We are currently seeking to appoint a Maintenance Team Operative to be responsible for ensuring homes, services and grounds are maintained to a high standard in a safe and efficient order covering sites across Lancashire & Manchester. 

The successful candidate will be responsible for the general maintenance tasks instructed by manager including carrying out duties including;

Painting, decorating, cleaning, heating and water 

Maintaining outside of building and security of the premises. 

It is essential to take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and that of others. This includes contributing to a safe and secure environment for students/staff/residents. 

By carrying out these responsibilities well, you will be helping to provide the best possible quality of care for the young people who live with us. 

You will also be helping to create a safe and pleasant working environment for the other people who work here.  

Location: Lancashire/Manchester 
Salary: £24,000 PA – Van and Fuel card provided
Hours Per week: 40
Applicants must have: 

Knowledge of basic DIY tasks including painting and decorating, joinery, electrical fittings and plumbing. 

Knowledge of general health and safety requirements in the workplace.

Experience of equipment and materials in situations where care is needed to prevent harm to others.

Experience of working as part of a team.

Skills and Abilities: 

Ability to attend work punctually and reliably
Ability to follow schedules and produce good quality work
Ability to work effectively in situations where a number of tasks need doing in a short timescale. 
Ability to carry out basic maintenance of electrical equipment (wire plug, change fuse etc)
Ability to carry out joinery tasks to produce good standard of construction and repairs.
Ability to carry out basic plumbing tasks.
Ability to use a range of maintenance equipment and materials.
Ability to maintain positive relationships with students and staff whilst working in a busy environment.
Ability to follow laid down procedures as well as willingness to suggest changes to improve systems. 
Ability to access all parts of the premises, by ladder if necessary.
Ability to lift and move objects in line with H&S guidelines.
Ability to communicate effectively, including ability to complete reports.
Ability to deal with external visitors in a welcoming and helpful manner.
Ability to maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality. 

Successful applicants subject to a full enhanced DBS check.

Full clean driving license required – Some travel included in role. If traveling further afield accommodation is provided.

Who are we?

The Cambian group is the largest independent provider of care and education for children and young people in the UK. We believe that everyone has a personal best. This applies both to those we care for and those who care for them. The better we work together providing care and support for our vulnerable children and adults, the more those we care for are able to achieve their personal best.

Here, you’ll join a strong, supportive team in helping young people with complex needs. It’s challenging yet highly rewarding work where the little things you do every day will have life-changing results, whether that’s in terms of helping someone to achieve their personal potential or growing our reputation as provider of the best quality behavioural health services in the UK.

We already have 27 Ofsted ‘Outstanding Provider’ Awards: join us and together we can achieve more. 

Maintenance Operative – Lancashire – SYS-2437


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