Maintenance Assistant - Reigate in Reigate at Yellow Hat

Date Posted: 8/7/2019

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Job Description

We are recruiting a Maintenance Assistant for one of our Care homes in Reigate.

The salary for the Maintenance Assistant will be £10.50 per hour.

It is a 40 hour contract and the hours are 9 - 5.30pm

Job Purpose for the Maintenance Assistant

The main function of the Maintenance Assistant is to support and assist the Maintenance Engineer in maintaining all areas within the home on a daily basis. The Maintenance Assistant's primary responsibility is to maintain a safe and comfortable environment for the residents. It is a hands-on, team player role preparing vacant rooms for new residents, and by responding to and resolving concerns promptly.

Skills and Knowledge

* Excellent command of the English language, both written and spoken

* Computer literacy advantageous at basic level.

* Knowledge of PAT testing.

* Excellent communication skills.

* Good problem-solving skills.

* Fire Training or Fire Marshall.

* Understanding of COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) regulations.

* CSCS (Construction Skills Certificate Scheme) certificate to access site.

* Manual handling advantageous.

* Knowledge of Health and Safety in the workplace.

* First Aid Certificate advantageous.

* Asbestos awareness training as appropriate.

* Driving License


* Ability to work alone or as part of a team.

* A "can do" attitude and a willingness to help a variety of people carrying out a variety of duties.

Yellow Hat UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Maintenance Assistant / Property Manager / Property Maintenance / PAT testing / CSCS / COSHH / Property & Maintenance/ Utilities

Yellow Hat UK is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.