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Maintenance

Chichester Grange
Grosvenor Road, Chichester

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Grosvenor Road, Chichester

You

You’re a caring, can-do person with experience working in building maintenance. Ideally, some of that has been gained in a care home setting. You’ve got a good basic education with GCSEs (or the equivalent) including English and Maths. As well as being very practical, you like dealing with people. You’re happy building good relationships with residents, colleagues and contractors. You’re a multi-tasker who can work well under pressure and use your initiative to solve problems. Above all, you’re a team player who takes pride in your work and is committed to maintaining a safe, comfortable environment for our residents.


Your role

The safety of our care home residents and staff is really important. So your role will be to make sure the premises and grounds are maintained to a high standard. You’ll perform regular checks, carry out repairs and, when needed, contact engineers or service agents. You’ll be confident doing fire, basic electrical and appliance checks. Faults must be reported and actioned promptly. We’ll also expect you to keep the grounds looking tidy and carry out general redecoration work. As our Maintenance Person, you’ll be a valuable member of our friendly, close-knit team, promoting the well-being of our residents and the successful running of our care home.

As Maintenance Person at Care UK, you can look forward to:

  • Competitive pay – we pay more than the average
  • Flexible hours
  • Quality training to develop your skills
  • Career progression
  • Bank holiday enhancements
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free uniform
  • Thousands of online and in-store discounts


About Care UK

We run over 120 homes and day clubs across the UK. We provide residential, nursing, dementia and end-of-life care for older people. As one of the UK’s leading care home providers, our goal is to help every employee fulfil his or her potential – with first-class training and support.

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At a glance

Location

Grosvenor Road
Donnington
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 8FP

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Pay
Up to £11.50
Shifts
Days
Contract
Permanent
Reference
SYS-12159

Why work at Chichester Grange

At Care UK's Chichester Grange in Donnington - Chichester, West Sussex, providing the highest standard of care for residents is at the heart of what we do. As part of our friendly team, you'll have the opportunity to develop your career and the support to go far.

Our team works in a luxurious, purpose-built care home with a family atmosphere. We provide the best in residential care, including short-term respite care, as well as nursing care and specialist dementia care with fantastic facilities for residents, including a hair and beauty salon, cinema room, welcoming café and inviting dining rooms.

We truly believe that every one of us makes a difference. If you're a passionate, caring individual who works well in a team, consider a rewarding career at Chichester Grange.

Why work at Chichester Grange
Why work at Chichester Grange
Why work at Chichester Grange

A Maintenance role at Care UK

Working at Care UK in a home support role

With a role in one of our care homes, you’ll be able to give something back and make a real difference to older people’s lives. Whether you’re just starting out in the workplace, looking for a change in career or looking for a new challenge, we can help build the right career for you. 

New to care? No problem. We'll support you with plenty of training to help you build a varied, fulfilling career that makes a positive difference to people’s lives. 

 

Everyone needs to feel motivated and rewarded, so we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. Read more here.

Here at Care UK, we want all our colleagues to have a long and successful career with us. Our vision is to provide an inclusive training culture that empowers all colleagues with sector-leading development opportunities. View our opportunities for apprenticeships, development programmes and career progression.

At Care UK, we're proud to promote our diverse workforce and are committed to nurturing an inclusive culture. Our teams’ wellbeing is our top priority, and we believe it’s important to foster a culture of promoting open and honest conversations. Read more here.

As a colleague at Care UK, we believe it’s important that you know what you can expect from your manager to ensure people are fairly treated and properly recognised from day one. Our People Promise sets out clearly what you can expect from your manager and Care UK.

Working at Care UK in a home support role
Working at Care UK in a home support role
Working at Care UK in a home support role

Trusted to care

A closely-knit team of managers, carers, nurses and support colleagues – and each of us is dedicated to your loved one’s care, health and wellbeing.

I qualified as a Registered General Nurse in Brighton in 1988, and I have been in the role of Home Manager since 2006, working for various care providers.

I worked for Care UK previously between 2012 and 2015. When I was contacted to rejoin in 2018, I jumped at the chance to return to a provider that has a vision and values that align with my own.

As Home Manager, you need to be focused, dynamic and able to multitask, but also have a vision and a sense of humour. It’s a bit like being an orchestra conductor – you need to be able to oversee different aspects of the home, whilst keeping the whole home working as one to make sweet music.

I love being part of this team, especially when we work as one. I feel proud every day knowing that we make a difference to residents’ lives.

Outside of work, I love spending time in the countryside and walking with my husband and our dog Pixie. The New Forest is my favourite place, and we often pop there for a day or an overnight trip.

Nikki Burke Home Manager