Job Role: Maintenance Person/Officer
Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours per week) Monday - Friday
Pay Rate: £9.14 per hour
Location: St Raphael’s, 6-8 The Butts, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 8BQ
Why Frances Taylor Foundation?
Everyone has their own reason for choosing the Frances Taylor Foundation. It could be the difference we make to the lives of those living with Learning Disabilities. It could be, that we are a diverse, modern, and dynamic provider of social care support, although rooted in the long history of an international Catholic Congregation. Or, it could be, that we hold the Silver Award in Investors in people as a result of our continuous support, training and improvement into our workforce. Whatever your reason for choosing the Frances Taylor Foundation, we know you’ll love working with us!
“Seeing people laugh and smile because of something you’ve done is a brilliant feeling – knowing you’ve made a real difference to someone’s life” – current employee
We offer our employees a wide range of benefits from:
• 28 days holiday including Bank Holidays
• Comprehensive Company Sick Pay scheme
• Training and Development
• Peoples Pension
• Free beverages whilst on duty
• Employee Assistance Programme
About the role:
Being a Maintenance Person/Officer, you will be:
• Undertake minor repairs or make areas safe where contractors are required.
• Undertake improvements to accommodation and offices and be proactive in finding cost effective solutions.
• Carry out routine checks and provide backup servicing to passenger lift, light, heating and water system, and calling out service engineers as necessary.
• Carry out weekly fire alarm test.
• Carry out weekly Health and Safety check
About the service:
St. Raphael’s Home offers accommodation, support and care to 21 people with learning disabilities. The accommodation is provided between two buildings located adjacent to each other. The original St. Raphael’s building comprises eight en-suite bedrooms, with staff support for personal care throughout the day, and a member of staff sleeping-in at night. It is fitted with a lift so the rooms are accessible to all.
We require an experienced person to plan and carry out agreed maintenance, decoration and minor repairs to the home and grounds. The successful candidate will be expected to assist with the management of external maintenance contractors, and ensure rooms and public areas are clean, safe and tidy both inside and outside, therefore previous experience within a similar setting is required.
What we also ask for, is that you share our vision that everyone should live life to the full, with their dignity respected, their independence supported, and uniqueness valued.
We celebrate difference, and we work for, and employ, people of any, or no faith. If you’re ready to start your career with the Frances Taylor Foundation, apply now!
Frances Taylor Foundation is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.
We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.
A fully enhanced DBS will be required for successful candidates