Maintenance Technician

Lonnen Grove, Rotherham

Position: Maintenance Technician
Care home: Lonnen Grove 
Location: Kimberworth, Rotherham
Contract type: 24 Hours Per Week (Flexible) 
Rate: £12.50 per hour 
Care home CQC rating: Rated ‘Good’ by CQC


This is an exciting opportunity to use your skills to make a real difference every day. 

Join us as our new Maintenance Technician at Lonnen Grove learning disability service in Rotherham.

If you’re looking for a rewarding maintenance role with a difference, we have the job for you. 


We are looking to recruit two maintenance operatives to support across two of our homes, namely Lonnen Grove & The Lodge.  

It is anticipated that each colleague will work 24hrs per week, over a rolling rota, which will include weekend working (4 days per week, 6 hours per day). Therefore, your ability to be flexible to the needs of the two homes on any given day and work collaboratively with your colleague will be essential.


About Exemplar Health Care

Lonnen Grove is part of Exemplar Health Care, one of the country’s leading nursing care providers. 

We support six adults living with a learning disability and/or autism spectrum disorder.

Daily life at Lonnen Grove is all about choice. Everything we do is personalised to the individuals we support.

As well as stable and secure employment opportunities, we offer great benefits and perks, and plenty of opportunities to learn, develop and progress.


About the role

Our Maintenance Technician plays a key role in ensuring that the fabrics, fittings, fixtures and equipment in the home are in good condition.

No two days will ever be the same, but your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • general maintenance
  • decorating
  • gardening
  • plumbing 
  • tiling
  • carrying out regular risk assessments, audits and checks. 

You’ll put our people at the heart of everything you do – whether that’s painting bedrooms, building planters in the garden or putting pictures on people’s walls. We can guarantee that whatever you bring to the role, you’ll see great rewards.

If you haven’t worked in the care sector before, we’ll help you feel right at home from the start with our induction, buddy and ongoing training programmes.

Download our job description to read more:


About you

Above all, you’re someone who identifies with our values of fun, integrity, responsiveness, success and teamwork.

You’re also:

  • able to demonstrate a broad range of maintenance skills
  • knowledgeable about, and experienced in, health and safety legislation and regulations 
  • a great communicator, both verbally and in writing
  • someone with digital skills and an understanding of how IT works 
  • a team player
  • kind, caring and understanding.

To apply for this role, it may be helpful if you have, or are willing to work towards, a 18th-edition Electrical Certificate. 


What we offer

We offer great rewards and perks including: 

  • regular supervision, peer support, learning opportunities and career prospects 
  • access to wages before payday
  • retail and lifestyle discounts
  • free DBS check
  • 24/7 counselling and support
  • Blue Light Card eligibility.


How to apply

Sound good? We’d love to hear from you. Click the button to ‘APPLY NOW’.

For an informal chat about joining us, call us on 01977 630830 or email 

Please note, applicants must be authorised to work in the UK. We’re unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.


Colleague stories

“There are many career opportunities at Exemplar Health Care and the support that I’ve received has been amazing. Everyone at Exemplar Health Care is committed to not only our residents, but each other. I am proud to be part of the Exemplar family.”

Nurse – Exemplar Health Care

Read our stories

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


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%.

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.


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