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Maintenance

Ladden View
Fletcher Road, Yate, South Gloucestershire

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Fletcher Road, Yate, South Gloucestershire

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

Fletcher Road
Yate
Bristol
BS37 7ER

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Pay
Up to £27,000
Shifts
Care Home Based
Contract
Permanent
Reference
SYS-14484

Why work at Ladden View

At Care UK's Ladden View in Yate, on the northern outskirts of Bristol, providing the highest standard of care for residents will be 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 will work in a beautiful new, purpose-built care home. We'll provide permanent residential, nursing and dementia care and short-term respite care with fantastic facilities for residents, including a coffee shop and hair salon, cinema, bar, music room and lovely landscaped gardens.

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 Ladden View.

Why work at Ladden View
Why work at Ladden View
Why work at Ladden View

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’m a qualified Mental Health Nurse, and I was keen to join Care UK after reading about their core values of caring, passionate and teamwork, which align with my own values. I’m passionate about delivering excellent care, and I love working as part of our committed and skilled team. We put residents and their families first and foremost in everything we do.

As a Home Manager, I believe it’s important to have effective communication skills: both written and verbal communication play a vital role. I interact with colleagues, residents, families and other stakeholders, so strong leadership skills, an ability to remain calm under pressure, clinical expertise and good decision-making skills are also key.

My favourite part of each day is getting to spend time with the residents, chatting and having a laugh. I also enjoy working with my colleagues as a team towards a goal. It’s a great feeling when we achieve it.

Every day in a care home is different and brings new challenges. It’s wonderful to see the service transform, staff develop into a cohesive team and residents be happy and content from the service you provide.

When I’m not working, I love spending time with my family and exploring the countryside, especially visiting National Trust sites.

Sarah Daly Home Manager