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Sudbury, Suffolk Kingsley Healthcare

About the roleAs a Maintenance Person, you will make sure the premises and grounds are maintained to a high standard. Performing regular checks, carrying out repairs and, when needed, contact engineers or service agents. You will be confident in doing fire, basic electrical and appliance checks. As the home s Maintenance Person, you ll be a valuable member of their friendly, close-knit team, promoting the well-being of the residents and the successful running of the home.Reports to: Home Manager/Asset ManagerKey duties and responsibilities• Proactively manage routine maintenance tasks such as water, temperature, and legionella readings, as well as decorations and minor repairs or maintenance works• Work with nominated service providers for gas, electric, and lift work, and any other services that require certification and maintenance• Adhere to health and safety guidelines and ensure that all maintenance work is carried out in compliance with regulations• Maintain complete and accurate records of all maintenance work performed including detailed time sheets• Manage a small inventory of maintenance items and ensure that stock levels are maintained• Work closely with the regional asset managers and home managers to plan and prioritise maintenance work• Identify and report any potential risks or issues that may require attention• Develop and implement an effective preventive maintenance program to ensure that the care home is always in a state of readiness• Ensure that all maintenance work is carried out within budget constraints• Provide support and guidance to staff members to ensure that training on basic maintenance tasks, Fire, Health and Safety, Legionella management, and any other training to do with use of equipment, is followed up and comprehensive documentation and records are maintained.• To look after homes vehicles making sure they are fully maintained and kept clean.Skills and attributes• Previous experience in property maintenance or a related field• Strong understanding of health and safety regulations• Excellent problem-solving skills• Strong organisational skills and attention to detail• Effective communication skills, both written and verbal• Ability to work independently and as part of a team• Proficient in the use of computer software, including spreadsheets and word processing programs• Ability to manage budgets and maintain accurate financial records.What will you gain?You will have the satisfaction of working with and being supported by an enthusiastic and caring team that puts people at the heart of the business. We know the happiness of our staff improves the service we give our residents. You will have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, and we have the procedures and processes in place to help you at every step.