Maintenance Assistant
Ref: CYG06818


  • Location
  • Ellen Mhor Residential Services, 2-4 Ellen Street, Dundee, DD1 2QH
  • Salary
  • 8.21
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/10/2019
  • Give your career a positive change.

    We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Assistant to provide a comprehensive maintenance, repair, preparing and applying paint to various surfaces, completing touch-ups, and coordinating  painting projects including at the Hospital. No specific qualifications needed however applicants will need to have a general background of maintenance work i.e. carpentry, plumbing and decorating

    Your Day-to-Day...

    40 hours a week and on call cover on rota basis.
     
    • Undertake day-to-day maintenance and planned remedial works to keep plant, services and vehicles in working order, keeping records of call-outs and routine checks as directed.
    • Carry out a range of tasks including basic joinery, plumbing, painting & general building work
    • Maintain equipment, services & vehicles
    • Comply with safe working practices & report faulty equipment and potential hazards
    • Be prepared to be on call on occasions to carry out emergency repair outside of normal working hours.
    • Check the fire alarm points weekly, including fire exits, door retaining devices & fire emergency lights.

     
    You are...

    • Experienced in a similar role, or have worked in a self-employed capacity in recent years
    • Able to communicate at all levels & record detailed, accurate maintenance information
    • Skilled at DIY & general maintenance
    • Preferably experienced in the electrical/plumbing/construction industry
    • Friendly, conscientious & an excellent team member with a positive attitude.

     
    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Strong career progression opportunities
    • Expert supervision & support
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Pension scheme
    • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving


    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

     

  • Location Information
  • Situated in East Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, Cygnet Cedar Vale is a specialist autism hospital, providing assessment and intervention for up to 14 men living with autism and learning disabilities, as well as associated complex needs or difficulties with social engagement. Cygnet Cedar Vale is an impressive period property, situated on the edge of a picturesque village in its own extensive grounds.

    The service consists of three distinct areas to support individuals with different levels of need. Each of these areas are aimed at providing the individuals with an environment that will support them for moving on to more independent living. Within the service there are a number of communal lounges and dining areas that provide a choice of dining experiences, as well as more opportunities for service users to socialise or have quiet time away from others. Other facilities include a recently expanded and upgraded sensory room, a large garden and skills rooms.

    Awards for Cygnet Cedar Vale:

    • Great British Care Awards 2017 – Good Nurse Award (Midlands Region) – Charge Nurse Beth Fields (Finalist)
    • Laing Buisson Awards 2017 – Nursing Practice Award – Charge Nurse Beth Fields (Finalist)

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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