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Maintenance Operative

Salary: £28,059.20 to £28,641.60 per annum

Location: Hampshire

Job closing date: 29 May 2024

Contract length: Permanent

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Overview of the role.

Maintenance Operative – Cygnet Health Care, Hampshire.

Permanent, full-time contract. Salary £28,059.20 to £28,641.60 per year.

A confident Maintenance Assistant with a passion for delivering outstanding care. You’ll be working 40 hours a week, making a positive difference to the lives of the people at Devon Lodge, Southampton, Hampshire.

“Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs, autism and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 10 000 employees empower 2864 individuals across 150 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.”

Job responsibilities

A skilled Maintenance Operative with a passion for making a difference to others. You’ll be working full-time 40 hours per week, helping provide a safe and healthy environment for the people in CHC’s care.

You’ll be working at Devon Lodge, Southampton, which is a specialist residential service for adults with autism and learning disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge. Occasionally will need to work across other sites across Southampton and Bournemouth when needed.

You must have a clean, valid Full UK Driving License.

Excellent professional development, and shopping, travel and leisure discounts as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits.

Your will need to be able to:

  • Provide a comprehensive maintenance & repair service
  • Carry out a range of tasks including basic joinery, plumbing, painting & general building work
  • Maintain plant, services & vehicles in working order
  • Comply with safe working practices & report faulty equipment & potential hazards
  • Travel to other sites & on occasions be on call to carry out emergency repairs outside of normal working hours
  • Check the fire alarm points weekly, including fire exits, door retaining devices & fire emergency lights.

Cygnet will offer you:

  • Strong career progression opportunities
  • Expert supervision & support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme & employee discount saving.

You will need to be:

  • Experienced in all types of painting and decorating in both indoor and outdoor environments
  • Willing to travel & hold a full valid driving licence
  • Able to communicate at all levels & record detailed, accurate maintenance information
  • Skilled at DIY & general maintenance
  • Preferably Level 2 Diploma qualified in Painting & Decorating/Maintenance
  • Friendly, conscientious & an excellent team member with a positive attitude.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. Apply via the NHS website, here.

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