Maintenance Support

Basic Overview
Salary: £11.15 – £12.28/hour
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 11.15
Maximum Salary: 12.28
Job Location: South West London, London

Maintenance Support
Collingwood Court Care Home
Nelsons Row, Clapham, London, SW4 7JR

It's the small things that can often make the biggest difference. At Bupa Care Homes, we know it's our privilege to care for people – supporting them to live with dignity and independence. As a Maintenance Support at Collingwood Court Care Home, you'll ensure the care home remains functional at all times and our residents have a safe and comfortable environment. We'll support you to get the most out of your career, including putting you through the City & Guilds Level 3 Award in the in-service inspection and testing of electrical equipment.

Working hours and salary
MONDAY-FRIDAY 9-5 with alternate weekend work

What the role involves

Ensuring that all maintenance and repair tasks are completed to a high standard with minimal disruption to our residents and visitors, including the maintenance of offices, workshops, and plant rooms

Contributing to the management of the maintenance budget, taking the lead as appropriate

Carrying out ad-hoc internal decoration of all accessible areas as indicated, ensuring it's maintained to a high standard

Reporting unrepairable defects to management, escalating, or seeking specialist repair if required

Ensuring that all health and safety and compliance checks are carried to deadlines, and all policies and guidelines are adhered to at all times
Who we're looking for
A full driving licence is essential for this role.
You hold a building/electrical/plumbing qualification or have a minimum of 3 years' experience in a property maintenance or general repairs role. Previous experience in a site management role and experience managing consultants, contractors and contracted suppliers would be advantageous. Friendly and approachable, you'll have a good understanding of building services including, heating, hot and cold-water distribution, ventilation, electrical distribution, and plumbing. You understand the importance of maintaining high standards and have knowledge of relevant statutory requirements and compliance. You can work flexibly to meet demands and you're always happy to help the wider team. You'll enjoy working with others and building relationships with our residents.

What's in it for you?

Comprehensive induction, on-going training and development, access to internal apprenticeship schemes

Your DBS Check (£40) paid for

Access to Wagestream – an app-based service that offers you the choice to be in control of when you access your earnings*

NEST workplace pension, life assurance & bereavement support

28 days annual leave (inclusive of statutory bank holidays)

Hot meal provided on a 12-hour shift

Refer a friend bonus scheme

Uniform provided

Health & wellbeing tools; including Be Me App, Healthy Minds, Gym Pass & discounted health assessments

Shopping Discounts (via Xexec)

Cash plan (after 18 months' service) giving you the ability to claim on more everyday items such as dental, optical and private prescriptions

Free flu vaccine
*Only available to permanent employees where HealthRoster is used.
Here you'll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You'll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world