Caretaker - Part Time

East Anglia
Bury St Edmunds
£8.92 per hour

Caretaker – Part Time

Hilltop House, Bury St Edmunds

£8.92 per hour (rising to £9.38 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance) Subject to April 2020 Pay Review

8 hours per week

We are seeking a Caretaker to play a vital role in maintaining a safe and well presented environment by carrying out general maintenance in the scheme and the grounds at Hilltop House, whilst respecting the privacy and dignity of our residents. Set three miles from the town centre of Bury S Edmunds, our supported living service has 12 one-bedroom flats and provides personal care and support to adults who are aged 18 or over, living with a range of physical disabilities.

If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

The role of Caretaker will include:

  • Carrying out weekly health and safety checks in line with established procedures and guidelines
  • Carrying out repairs
  • Supporting the staff team doing jobs about the building and grounds
  • Lawn cutting, hedge cutting and keeping grounds tidy
  • Keeping accurate records of works carried out
  • Maintaining and accounting for tools and equipment

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a similar caretaking or maintenance role not essential
  • Practical skills in identifying and/or carrying out minor repairs
  • An understanding of basic health and safety
  • Good communication with colleagues
  • Able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team

Why work for Sanctuary Supported Living?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services, floating support and telecare services. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities, people with mental health needs and older people.

Ready to join Sanctuary Supported Living?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Supported Living a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • A pension scheme with employer contributions from Sanctuary
  • At least 25 days paid holiday, rising to a maximum of 30 days after 5 years service (plus public holidays) pro rata
  • Life assurance
  • Family friendly arrangements, including opportunities for flexible working
  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • Tax efficient savings through our Cycle to Work scheme
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities
  • The full time equivalent for this role is 37.5 hours

We are proud to support the Department of Health and Social Care’s #everydayisdifferent campaign to encourage more people to apply to work in adult social care. If you’re considering a caring career, we have many rewarding roles at Sanctuary Supported Living. For more information on the campaign click here

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