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Head of Maintenance - Care Home

Falmouth Court Care Home, 81 Dracane Avenue, Falmouth, TR11 2EW

  • Pay: £12.00 per hour
  • Hours: 40.00
  • Type: Permanent
  • Shift: Days
  • Posted: 7th April 2021
  • Expires: 8th May 2021

Care Home Head of Maintenance

Barchester is opening a Brand New Care Home in Falmouth, Cornwall.

Falmouth Court is a 65 Bedded Residential care home will be opening Summer 2021 in Falmouth a town on the coast of Cornwall in southwest England.

ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Head of Maintenance at a Barchester care home, you’ll make sure we have a clean and well-maintained environment so that residents feel at home and staff can do their jobs well. Creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere is part of our commitment to delivering first-class care and support.

You can expect plenty of variety as a Head of Maintenance with us. You’ll turn your hand to all sorts of tasks within the care home building as well as in the gardens and grounds. That could mean fixing a leaky tap one minute and planting some new bulbs the next. You should be comfortable working alone, leading a team and supporting the General Manager with annual budget planning. We’ll also need you to liaise with contractors on jobs that fall outside the expertise of your team.

ABOUT YOU
The wellbeing of our residents will be your number one priority as a Head of Maintenance at Barchester – you’ll make sure all work is carried out with sensitivity to their needs. With hands-on experience of property maintenance, you’ll have at least one trade skill and, ideally, a proven ability to undertake a wide range of maintenance tasks. You should be reliable and flexible when it comes to your working hours. This role also calls for a full UK driving licence, IT literacy and GCSEs in Maths and English (or equivalent).

REWARDS PACKAGE
As well as a competitive salary, Barchester offers one of the best rewards packages in the care sector. Your generous benefits would include:

• Free learning and development
• Automatic enrolment into our profit share scheme
• A range of holiday, retail and leisure discounts
• Unlimited access to our Refer a Friend bonus scheme

If you’d like to use your maintenance and people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding place to be.


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Benefits and Rewards

We recognise that you and your role is pivotal in shaping the future of our organisation. That’s why in return for your dedication, you’ll receive a competitive salary plus our sector-leading benefits and rewards package. Take a look at how we’re committed to rewarding your amazing work and commitment when you join us.

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About Barchester

We’re proud to have over 240 care homes and six independent hospitals nationwide, that continually meet and exceed all relevant regulatory compliance standards. Join one of our fantastic teams and you’ll make sure our residents and patients get the outstanding quality of care, support, services and facilities they deserve.

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Equal Opportunities

We recognise and celebrate difference and pride ourselves on creating an inclusive environment for all. Whoever you are, we want you to be yourself, always. This enables greater diversity across the entire organisation for the benefit of our workforce and also the people we celebrate life with in our homes and hospitals. Barchester is proud to be an equal opportunities organisation.