Ashford, Kent

£9.44-£14.86 per hour

13/12/2021 23:59:00

Job Description

FitzRoy are looking to recruit a reliable and proactive Maintenance Person to be responsible for the general maintenance of our care homes near Ashford. FitzRoy are a national charity who provide care and support for individuals with learning disabilities.

  • Part Time – 30 hours per week.

We are keen to find people who share our values, & exhibit behaviours & attitudes that match our own! If you are already a Maintenance person or have practical DIY skills and are seeking a new challenge, then join FitzRoy!

Duties Include:

  • General Maintenance – small repairs and maintenance, gardening, painting & decorating, DIY plumbing and electrics, checking and maintaining vehicles.
  • Health and Safety – carry out Health and Safety Checks
  • Maintenance Projects – liaise with contractors and obtain quotes for specialist works.

What we look for:

  • Practical skills / DIY abilities, to be able to carry out repair tasks on vehicles, property and external areas
  • Own set of tools and appropriate PPE required
  • Able to take initiative to identify defects / needs and act if necessary
  • Time management skills & respectful towards others
  • Drivers licence and own vehicle essential

In return, FitzRoy can offer:

  • £9.42ph
  • 25 days annual leave – excl. Bank holidays, increasing with service
  • Pension plan & life assurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Discount scheme with major retailers
  • Due to the nature of this role the successful candidate will be required to apply for a free DBS.
  • Overtime attracts + £1.50 per hour, until March 2022 we’re temporarily offering + £4.50 per hour.

Early application is encouraged as we regularly review applications throughout the advertising period & reserve the right to close the advert early.


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