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Handy / Maintenance Person

Handy / Maintenance Person - Prenton

Salary: £8.90 - £9.00 per hour

The company

Our client is a family owned company that has been established since 1991.

They own and operate seven high quality nursing and residential care homes, on five sites, in Merseyside and Lancashire.

The company prides itself in being able to offer residents the ability to retain their own individuality in the atmosphere of a 'home' rather than an 'institution'.

The Role

To carry out day to day maintenance on the fabric of the building, its services and grounds in order to ensure that the Care Home is maintained in a safe and efficient functional order.


General maintenance knowledge / experience e.g.

minor electrical, plumbing, joinery work etc, Good communication skills, Confident team player, Clean driving licence, Use of a car or similar vehicle

Willingness to receive training on current Health & Safety / EHO issues, Satisfactory enhanced DBS Disclosure, Police Check and check against the POVA List (where applicable)


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


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, including:

Clean all signs / lighting outside the Care Home.

Carry out any patching up or touching up of decoration as and when required in order to maintain standard of Care Home.

Test the fire alarm system, and log results, weekly.

Check call points, fire exits, door retaining devices and fire emergency lights, as specified in Company procedures.

Ensure all ventilation units and lights are kept clean.

Replace any defective light bulbs / diffusers.

Test all portable appliances as specified in Company proc