Harefield, Uxbridge, Greater London, England
Maintenance Operative - Bupa Care Homes
£Competitive + excellent benefits
The Harefield Nursing Centre
About the role
You will be responsible for carrying out a wide range of routine building, maintenance and repair jobs, with minimum disruption to the care home
Your key duties will include checking electrical items brought into the home by our residents, oversee heating systems, fire alarm checks, refrigeration and general electrics
You will be accountable for compliance with the Health and Safety At Work Act, COSHH, service contract and inspections
Occasionally, you will be required to respond to off duty emergencies within the home
In our larger homes you will supervise the Maintenance Assistants
Who we're looking for
Friendly and approachable, you will have previous experience of working in a maintenance role. You will understand the importance of keeping high standards in and around the home, ensuring our residents enjoy a safe, pleasant and comfortable environment.
What's in it for you?
Bupa Care Homes values its people, so you can expect a competitive pay rate and benefits that include:
-Bupa Fit which is a staff health benefit
-A competitive starting salary with the opportunity to increase this through training and development.
-Cycle to Work Scheme
-Bupa Cash Plan discounts
-We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)
-Pension and Life Assurance scheme available
-Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
-Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts
-Hot meal provided
About the Home
The Harefield is split into two wings, each offering a different level of specialist care. Both wings have their own self-contained facilities, including bathroom and shower rooms, a large dining area and lounge. While one wing is dedicated to a range of care plans, the other wing has 13 bedrooms for those with advanced dementia.
Our dementia residents can exercise and get some fresh air in the secure surroundings of their own dedicated area. The other garden has a patio area for enjoying the attractive flower beds on warmer days.
Who we are
Bupa Care Homes provides expert nursing, dementia, residential and specialist care to almost 18,000 people in over 300 UK homes. Our purpose is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
Passionate about making lives better, every decision we make is because we care. It's why we inspire and support our staff to put our residents' wellbeing at the heart of everything they do.
Choose a career in care.
Bupa is committed to an environment which will attract, retain and motivate its people. Bupa aims to ensure that every applicant to, or employee of is assessed for employment, promotion and development solely on the basis of personal merit and qualifications, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.
- £ 10.4 - 10.4 Per hour
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 18 May 2017
Closes 18 Jun 2017
This job was posted to: Care assistant