Maintenance Person

Hours: Full Time

Shift: Day

Care Home: Hillcrest Care Home

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a positive impact in your local community?

Have you had the privilege of gaining valuable experience in the field of Maintenance work?

Join us in a fulfilling and rewarding career where you can truly make a difference.

About Us:

Hillcrest has been a care home since 1988, it cares for clients with both Residential and Dementia needs and provides excellent care for up to 32 older people.

We are seeking a experienced Maintenance Person to join our friendly team, at Hillcrest Care Home, in Frodsham, Cheshire.

The home is supported by a friendly and committed team, fully trained in providing care for older people who require residential care or who are living with dementia and other complex conditions.

We are seeking a Maintenance Person to join our friendly team, at Hillcrest Care Home.

We are currently offering 35 hours per week, including some weekend work.

Hourly rate: £12.70 per hour.

What does the job role involve?

The maintenance person will ensure the premises and grounds are maintained to a high standard and provide the residents with a safe, comfortable and pleasant environment in which to live.

The role includes but is not limited to:

  • Carry out repairs as required or contact engineers/service agent where applicable.
  • Undertake basic visual electrical checks on all equipment, i.e. ensuring that all plugs and cables equipment are checked for signs of damage, labelling is legible and correct. Any faults are reported to the Home Manager and Electrical Contractor.
  • Ensure that daily/weekly/monthly fire checks are completed which includes the fire alarm system, fire extinguisher, fire doors and sprinkler system recording findings.
  • Pre-weekend check; lights, electrical, heating, prior to the weekend or Bank holidays.
  • To ensure monthly meter readings of gas, electricity and water are submitted to the Administrator/Manager on specified dates.
  • Undertake general redecoration works as instructed by the Home Manager.
  • Undertake ground maintenance, keeping the grass cut, shrubs, bushes and hedges pruned and the site generally weed free.
  • To be aware of maintaining resident’s privacy and to communicate with nursing staff should works be required which will affect resident care.
  • Where necessary and under the direction of the Home Manager, participate in the collation of key performance indicator data and evidence.
  • Any ad hoc duties to meet service delivery for our home.

What makes a successful candidate:

  • Must have maintenance experience e.g. minor electrical, plumbing, joinery
  • Knowledge of current Health and Safety regulations
  • Previously worked in a care environment, would be a advantage
  • Must have a Driving licence and own transportation
  • IT literate, able to use Microsoft team office, PC/laptop
  • Good communication skills
  • Confident team player
  • Willingness to receive training on current Health & Safety/Fire/EHO issues
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Be able to follow and prioritise tasks and responsibilities

What we can offer you in return for your hardwork and commitment:

  • Full time contract
  • Able to work weekend’s
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
  • Free DBS
  • Free or discounted meals
  • Company pension
  • Free in house training via our elearning platform, your Hippo, in addition to our fully funded apprenticeship courses.
  • Yearly salary review
  • Refer a friend scheme, with up to £750 reward for each referral (T & C’s apply)
  • Being part of an organisation where empowering and valuing our people is fundamental to everything we do

Why join us?

Aurem Care have been awarded for the prestigious ‘Top 20 Care Home Group’ accolade by, celebrating our commitment to excellence in care across the UK.

Our homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Our team play an important role in our homes, to ensure that our values are lived and embraced every day.

Diversity, Integrity, Fun, Committed and Connecting

If these are values that resonate with you and you’re looking for a rewarding job in making a real difference to the lives of our amazing residents, then we want to hear from you now!


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Our Values

Aurem Care homes are all about people caring about people, we believe our care homes should be happy homes for loved ones.

Where older adults can forge worthwhile, meaningful relationships with our team and make new friends.

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