Maintenance

Ravensdale, Leeds

Maintenance Technician 

£10.50 - £11.50 (Dependent on experience)

Naburn Walk, Whinmoor, Leeds LS14 2DA

Ravensdale is a specialist care home in Whinmoor, Leeds for adults living with complex and high acuity needs. The home specialises in supporting people ...

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our amazing organisation at one of our home in the Leeds area.

The role of maintenance technicican is to be a key member of the team for health & safety, general maintenance and repairs within the home.

As the maintenance person your key tasks will include:

  • Carry out decorating and redecorating as directed
  • Assist in emergency evacuations and fire drills & carry out weekly fire checks
  • Pat testing of electrical equipment
  • Liaise with external contractors
  • Ensure smooth running of plant machinery and equipment, including gas, electric, oil, and water installation
  • Complete maintenance checks identified in the maintenance manual and regulative checks
  • Ensure health & safety of self, Service Users, staff and contractors/visitors
  • Safe handling of equipment and chemicals
  • Possess and maintain a valid driving licence
  • Electrical, Plumbing and Joinery work
  • Being available for emergency call outs

You will need to have excellent organisational and planning skills and be a good communicator.  You should be able to work on your own initiative as well as being part of the team.

For this role driving will be required so you must possess a full UK driving licence.

A 17th edition electrical certificate would be advantageous, or willing to work towards the qualification. 

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required.

What we offer in return:
5.6 weeks holiday.
Exemplar rewards – retail discounts and vouchers.
Employee assistance program – 24 hour helpline.
Pension plan.
Free car parking.
Free uniform.
Outstanding career progression.
Comprehensive induction program.
Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications.
Refer a friend scheme – Up to £1,500*

Additional info/about Exemplar:
Exemplar provides the highest levels of quality care, and that means care for our staff as well as the people in our community homes. When you join Exemplar, you bring your energy and commitment to delivering the best care possible. Our mission is to make every day better for everyone we care for and work with. 

At Exemplar, we enhance the lives of our services users, families and staff by providing everyone with the opportunity to develop, grow and reach their potential - irrespective of health.

Exemplars Core Values:
Fun
Integrity
Responsive
Success
Teamwork

*Ts & Cs apply
At Exemplar Health Care you will work in an inclusive environment in which we champion diversity. We understand the importance of our workforce representing the communities and populations we serve, providing a work place where you are encouraged to be yourself whilst offering our colleagues and our service users support, care and a place of belonging.
 
Our Equality , Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging vision statement is to ‘make every day better by creating a fair and inclusive culture where we live our values and celebrate our differences, to provide the best care for our community’.

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Rewarding your dedication

Whether it’s RCNi membership or NMC Pin payment for nurses, or lifestyle and retail discounts for everyone, we’re always thinking about new ways of saying ‘thank you’ for being part of our team.

Lifestyle and retail discounts

Lifestyle and retail discounts - all colleagues can access great savings and monthly discounts on high street shops, restaurants, pubs and holidays, as well as 2-for-1 cinema tickets.

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme - all colleagues can access 24/7 counselling and support through our wellbeing partner, Care First.

Pension Plan

Pension plan – after 3 months, you’ll be auto-enrolled into our pension scheme with NOW pensions, where you’ll have up to 5% of your earnings (depending on your salary) put into the pension and we’ll contribute an additional 3%.

Paid DBS Check

Paid DBS check – we’ll pay for all new starters to have a DBS check, so you don’t need to cover the cost.

Referral Bonus

Referral bonus – if you recommend a friend for a care role with us, you’ll both receive £150, and you can refer as many people as you like.

Free RCNi membership

Career development opportunities - there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress in your career at Exemplar Health Care, if you wish. Find out more.

Pro-rated for part-time colleagues and subject to qualifying conditions.

Click here to download your refer-a-friend claim form and view terms and conditions.