Maintenance/Driver, £13.00 per hour

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Maintenance/Driver £13.00 per hour

40 hours per week.

Our core values of Competence, Choice and Compassion influence everything we do, and this makes us really stand out from the average care home environment.

We are recruiting for a full time Maintenance/Driver to ensure that the buildings and facilities at Potters Grange are well maintained and operate smoothly and safely at all times.

Responsible for ensuring our high standards are maintained, our residents’ wellbeing, comfort and safety will be at the heart of everything you do.

The role will involve maintaining the building in terms of routine tasks that can be conducted without the use of contractors, therefore a professional experience of plumbing, electrical, carpentry etc would be an advantage, as would previous experience in professional facilities maintenance environment.

Some of the main duties will include:

  • To respond efficiently and appropriately to maintenance and repairs issues as they arise
  • To provide the utmost care, consideration, respect and companionship to our residents whilst transporting them to and from their destinations
  • To present a positive and engaging attitude towards our staff, residents, their families’ and the public in general

In addition part of this role will include providing a driving service (using company vehicles), taking our residents to and from appointments and on social visits, so you will be polite, compassionate, caring and efficient but above all a considerate, safe driver.

You will be expected to build positive relationships with residents and staff, and you must be able to respond professionally and promptly to issues as they arise.

If you can demonstrate high levels of integrity, are calm, friendly, well organised and can work independently with minimal supervision, then we would love to hear from you.

You may also be required to be on-call for maintenance emergencies at times.

If this sounds like the role for you or would like more information then we would love to hear from you – working with us will give you a rewarding, challenging, diverse and exciting career where no day is the same.  To apply for this position please send your CV to pottersrecruitment@ardale.co.uk or contact 01480 273349 by Monday 6th December

Potters Grange is committed to protecting and safeguarding vulnerable adults and successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

We don’t just accept difference, we welcome it. No matter what your sexual orientation, ethnicity, disability, gender identity, religion or any other characteristic, we welcome your application. As a team we actively celebrate, support and thrive on diversity for the benefit of our residents and staff, and we believe this creates an environment of empowerment and mutual respect and therefore excellence in care.

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