Maintenance Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00048890-1
  • Date Posted: 4 January 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Hartwell, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £19,987 to £21,430
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Maintenance Assistant – Fulltime Post 37.5 hours per week – Oakleaf Care, Northampton.

We are looking to recruit a Fulltime, Maintenance Assistant to work as a member of our well established facilities team in maintaining and ensuring a high standard environment for our reputable Nursing Homes based within the Northamptonshire area. The general upkeep, safety and security of our residents and staff teams is of paramount importance. You will take an active team role in supporting our services and assisting with the quality of life for our residents in a comfortable and safe environment.

* You will have experience of general building maintenance, and be able to work under your own initiative and use your judgement, seeking advice as needed in order to comply with company policies and procedures.

* General electrical and plumbing experience

* General DIY knowledge

* General Building repairs

* Able to move furniture and offering general portering

* Some driving between sites required

* No Bank Holiday working but some rota on call

We are looking for someone who is passionate about what they do, with a friendly and outgoing nature.

A driver’s licence is required. Comprehensive training specific to role will be provided

Benefits of working for The Oakleaf Group include:

* 25 days holiday per annum, plus Bank Holidays

* Pension scheme

* employee of the month award

* Refreshments and a free meal during your shift.

CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives – this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.


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Due to the nature of the position, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment. The disclosure expense will be met by Caretech.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.

CareTech Community Services are proud to advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader.


You may be aware of new regulations, which require that anyone entering a CQC-regulated care home in England to be fully vaccinated subject to certain exemptions.

The Health & Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 were made on 22nd July and come into force on 11th November 2021