Maintenance Assistant - Part Time

Closing date
South West
£8.92 per hour

Maintenance Assistant – Part Time

Elizabeth House, Taunton

£8.92 per hour (rising to £9.38 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

20 hours per week – over 4 days per week

We are seeking a Caretaker to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Elizabeth House offers one bedroom extra care apartments for rent, with on-site support. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

Read more about Elizabeth House here

The role of Caretaker will include:

  • Undertaking site repairs and maintenance duties
  • Serving as point of contact for customers who are on site
  • Identifying potential maintenance issues and liaising with any necessary specialists or contractors
  • Carrying out planned routine works such as decorating
  • Assisting in scheduled building checks and audits, ensuring safe and secure environments
  • Occasional gardening duties

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a maintenance position is essential
  • Prior experience identifying and carrying out repairs
  • Experience operating hand tools and light machinery
  • Working knowledge of UK health and safety legislation
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team

Travel is a requirement of the role; therefore a full, current driving licence and access to your own vehicle is essential.

Why work for Sanctuary Retirement Living?

Sanctuary Retirement Living services provide comfort, independence and peace of mind. Residents live independently, safe in the knowledge that support is available in their home should they need it. Spacious apartments with on-site communal facilities create an environment where residents can enjoy healthy, active and independent lifestyles in their later years.

Ready to join Sanctuary Retirement Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Retirement Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • 28 days annual leave (including public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work schemes
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this position is 37.5 hours

Read the full job profile here

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