Maintenance Person

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Moorland Gardens Care Home is a 80-bed facility set in its own grounds just outside of the heart of Luton, Moorland Gardens Care Home is designed to meet a wide range of needs.

Catering for 24/7 residential care, elderly care, end of life care, respite care and nursing care, service users with a range of mental health and physical disabilities are afforded the best possible care

We are looking for a Maintenance person to join our team!

Required: General maintenance knowledge / experience /competence e.g. minor electrical, plumbing, joinery ,Clean driving license ,Use of car or similar vehicle , Willingness to receive training on current Health & Safety / Fire / EHO issues

Desired: Understanding of central heating systems, laundry equipment and hot & cold-water systems and Knowledge of current Health & Safety regulations

Main responsibilities

  • General Maintenance: Report and action any known defects to appliances, damaged furniture / equipment and any other potential hazards to the Home Manager, who will advise accordingly. Ensure the maintenance of the Care Home’s exterior , Carry out any patching up or touching up of decoration as and when required in order to maintain the standard of Care Home
  • Communication: Participate in any daily flash meetings or other H&S meetings as required
  • Budgetary/Financial Control: Ensure that all commodities used in and around the Care Home are sensibly conserved by all Staff Members
  • Training and Development: Maintain and improve professional knowledge and competence.
  • Health & Safety: Adhere to the Care Homes disposal of waste policy
  • General: Ensure that all existing stocks are maintained in a safe and tidy environment and reorder as and when required
  • Emergencies : Be ‘On Call’ for advice / action in any emergencies which may arise out of hours. Where a ‘fault’ cannot be rectified, provide details of the fault to the Home Manager or Person in Charge as soon as possible so that services are not disrupted for lengthy periods and appropriate instructions can be given regarding action to take

This Job Description indicates only the main duties and responsibilities of the post. It is not intended as an exhaustive list.

Moorland Gardens Care Home

off Old Bedford Road, Moorland Gardens Street, Luton, LU2 7NX

Telephone: 01582 439420

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