Jesmond, Tyne and Wear
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Maintenance Assistant 

Do you… 

Want the chance to use and grow your skills and knowledge while making a difference to society? 

Want to be part of a leading organisation which positively impacts on the lives of disabled people across the world? 

If so… Leonard Cheshire offers you the chance to become part of a great team! 

Position: Maintenance Assistant 
Location: Bradbury Wing - Jesmond 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week 
Salary: £8.25 per hour / £16,131 per annum 
Benefits: Fair and competitive pay rates. Contributory company pension scheme with competitive life cover benefit. Substantial and flexible annual leave, with the option to buy or sell, depending on needs (salary sacrifice). Access to cash health plan at very favourable rates. Access to cycle-to-work benefits (salary sacrifice). Access to child-care vouchers (salary sacrifice). Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme. Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

Closing Date: 10 July 2019 

About the role: 

As a Maintenance Assistant with Leonard Cheshire you will play a key role assisting with the upkeep of the premises (internally and externally), undertaking routine maintenance and repair work to required health and safety standards. Duties will include decorating, furniture removal and general repairs to ensure the smooth and safe running of the care home. 

About you: 

- Have relevant previous experience. 
- Understand the principles of workplace safety. 
- Be willing to work flexibly in accordance with the needs of the service, and be able to perform physical tasks required by the job. 

In return we offer a great range of employee schemes and benefits, including generous annual leave, discounts for high street retailers, contributory pension scheme and so much more! 

Leonard Cheshire welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

A satisfactory disclosure check (PVG membership in Scotland) is required for this post. 

Shortlisting for this role will take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once suitable candidates have been appointed. 

You may have experience of the following: Maintenance Assistant, Maintenance Operative, Maintenance Engineer, Handyman, Multi-Trade, Caretaker, Facilities Maintenance, Plumber, Carpenter etc.

Posted on: 11 June 2019
Closed date: 09 July 2019
Job ref: 00328904
Tags: Management