Maintenance Technician

Pathways, Sutton in Ashfield

Maintenance Technician
Care Home: Pathways
Location: Sutton-in-Ashfield, NG17 4BR
Hours: Full Time
Hourly Rate: £9.98
 
Exemplar Health Care made first place in the "Tomorrow's Care" awards 2021 for our commitment to supporting colleagues, mental health and wellbeing so be assured you are joining a company that really does want to make every day better.
 
About the Home

Pathways is an 8 bedded home for individuals with a learning disability which operates as a home from home. The role involves assisting in supporting individuals with activities of daily living according to their abilities and encouraging them to learn new skills. Our service users are encouraged to participate in a range of activities both in the home and community and the role of the carer involves supporting individuals to have a good quality of life.


As the maintenance technician 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.
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 2 day induction program and on the job training
  • Opportunity to progress and complete NVQ qualifications.
  • Refer a friend scheme – Up to £1,500
 
Exemplar Values
Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:
  • Fun
  • Integrity
  • Responsive
  • Success
  • Teamwork
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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.