Caretaker - Part Time

Closing date 
29/05/2019
Region 
South West
Town 
Devizes
Reference 
47312
Salary 
£8.92 per hour

Caretaker – Part Time

Briggs Lodge Care Home, Devizes

£8.92 per hour (rising to £9.38 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

20 hours per week – Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

We are seeking a Caretaker to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Shaftesbury Court is a purpose-built residential home for 19 adults with primarily physical disabilities and learning disabilities. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a great opportunity to come and work within a friendly, hardworking and resident-focused team.

This role would normally be based at Shaftesbury Court in Trowbridge. However, whilst extensive building works are taking place at that site the staff and residents will be relocating to Briggs Lodge in Devizes. The role will therefore be based in Devizes from July 2019 for up to 12 months.

The role of Caretaker will include:

  • Carrying out weekly Health and Safety checks and risk assessments, adhering to relevant regulations and guidelines
  • Fulfilling general caretaking duties, including basic repairs, cleaning, landscaping and grounds maintenance duties
  • Maintaining an adequate supply of tools and equipment and restocking as necessary, to enable the effective delivery of services
  • Completing accurate daily work records and providing timely updates to customers
  • Identifying potential maintenance issues and reporting these in a timely manner, to maintain a safe environment

Skills and experiences:

  • Previous experience in a similar caretaking or maintenance role is essential
  • Ability to identify and/or carry out minor repairs
  • An understanding of basic Health and Safetys in the work place
  • Practical experience in operating hand tools and light machinery is desirable
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal) and organisational skills are key to this role
  • Ability to work on 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 matching employer contributions from Sanctuary Supported Living up to set limits
  • 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 fsor 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

For an insight into what it’s like to work for Sanctuary Supported Living, take a look at our Twitter feed or search #LisfeatSanctuary

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