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Maintenance Person

Diwali Nivas Residential Care Home

Salary

£9.91 - £10.21 per hour

Location

Diwali Nivas - 38 Westcotes Drive, Leicester, LE3 0QR

Job Overview

Major Objectives

To ensure the building, garden, fixture & fittings, equipment and facilities are maintained to a high standard across both residential care homes.

To respond promptly to requests for repair.

To advise on the timely replacement of deteriorating plant and equipment.

To respond promptly to repairs across all residential tenanted properties.

Principal Responsibilities

Garden maintenance, including:

  • ensuring the well-kept appearance of lawns and shrubs
  • keeping all hedges and fences in good condition
  • keeping all paths and car park clear
  • adding plants and shrubs when and where agreed

Regularly:

  • perform tests on the fire alarm system
  • perform tests on the nurse call system
  • check mouse-traps
  • service vacuum cleaners and equipment filters
  • check batteries and replace where necessary
  • check hot water and radiator temperatures, and adjust if necessary
  • clean fly traps, extractor fan filter and waste disposal
  • check job book / repair book for outstanding jobs

Promptly repair items as per the maintenance list which will include

  • plumbing
  • electrical
  • painting and decorating
  • woodwork

PAT testing of appliances

Assist in carrying out risk assessments

Redecoration as required and agreed

Major carpet cleaning      

Building and repairing furniture

Arrange for professional and specialist maintenance services as required.

Such other general duties as may be reasonably requested

Hours per week

30 – 40 hours a week.

Apply

Apply for the job by emailing your CV + covering letter to Alpa.Chauhan@leicester.gov.uk