Maintenance Assistant in Elstree, Hertfordshire, UK

Employer: Sunrise Senior Living Limited & Gracewell Healthcare

Location: Elstree, Hertfordshire, UK


Salary: £30,000 per annum, negotiable, inc benefits

About the role

The Maintenance Assistant is responsible for supporting the Maintenance Manager in resolving any home maintenance concerns promptly. This is accomplished by having a working knowledge of building systems and related regulatory requirements. These systems include but are not exclusive to: plumbing, HVAC, electrical, resident emergency systems, equipment repairs and interior/exterior finishes. The Maintenance Assistant will also support in covering all emergencies relating to the fabric of the home or systems contained within the building.

The Maintenance Assistant will also support in ensuring rooms are prepared for new residents, including maintenance and painting and assisting with move- ins/move-outs.

About you

  • Possesses a solid understanding of systems such as HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and mechanical
  • Possesses an understanding of safety and fire safety systems
  • Possesses effective written and verbal communication skill
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Able to make responsible choices and decisions and act in a resident's best interest
  • Demonstrate good judgement, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Proficient in computer skills, Microsoft office, word and excel

What we will give you

We believe that happier employees provide a better level of patient care and delivery in their role. You'll receive regular training and supervision, along with development opportunities across the business.

We continue to reward our staff with competitive salaries and a number of employee benefits including.

  • 28 days holiday inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Competitive pay enhancements
  • Company sick pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Green travel plan
  • Refer a friend incentive
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Good Samaritan Fund
  • Heart & Soul company recognition programme
  • 'Your choices' voluntary benefits - employee discounted scheme
  • Well-being programmes
  • Long service awards
  • Recognition programmes
  • Study support
  • Ongoing career development training

About us

Step inside a Sunrise care home and you'll know you've arrived somewhere special. For over three decades we've made each care home a vibrant place where independence, choice, dignity and the highest standards of care are valued above all else.

Sunrise Senior Living delivers resident-centred care services to well over 2,000 residents in the UK. The Sunrise philosophy is founded on encouraging independence, preserving dignity, enabling freedom of choice and protecting the privacy of each resident. This approach reflects the company's mission, which has remained unchanged since the business was founded in 1981: "to champion quality of life for all seniors".

In addition to 25 UK care homes, Sunrise has hundreds of other communities in the USA and Canada. Each care home offers personalised care services based on individual need. These range from basic care and help with the tasks of everyday living to more intensive nursing care in those care homes that are registered to provide nursing. Every care home includes a Reminiscence neighbourhood, dedicated to the needs of residents living with Alzheimer's or other forms of dementia.

Required Skills:

Maintenance Assistant

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