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Senior Maintenance Operative

Posted 18 May by HC-One Limited
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£26,000 per annum
Luton , Bedfordshire
Permanent, full-time

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About The Role

Purpose of Role:

To manage and deliver aspects of the Property function, specifically in house trade’s people, thus maintaining standards so that HC-1 is the first choice care home. To support our Homes and colleagues, particularly those who are new or developing to deliver our mission.

Your role will involve:

To daily manage various in house and external trade’s people across a large region of care homes, primarily maintenance operatives, gardeners, decorators and drivers.  To include, but not exclusively, recruitment, training, work allocation and scheduling, quality and performance

To carry out site visits, inspections, surveys and audits across the allocated region, to ensure quality, standards and statutory compliance across the homes

To attend and contribute to regional team meetings and support events

To have a full working knowledge of the service, inspection and certification compliance requirements of a care home and all of its major plant and equipment

To understand the legal, regulatory, health and safety, and codes of best practice compliance requirements of a care home and all of its major plant and equipment

To understand and support the management and administration of HC-One’s service level agreements with our external service and maintenance contractors, ensuring the performance of the contractors and protection of the business

To work as a key part of the in-house help desk support service to all HC-One homes, which ensures prescribed service, planned and reactive attendance by contractors, to all major plant and equipment, as required maintaining business continuity

To review where required, reports, quotations, recommendations, requirements, etc., ensuring compliance, H&S, quality and best value solutions at all times.

To review and appropriately progress all recommendations and requirements following all maintenance visits, inspections and  reports; also monitor external reports for everything from lift inspections, legionella risk assessments, asbestos surveys through to plant room servicing, CQC inspections, fire officer reports and environmental health visits.

To assist with the compilation of detailed budgets from the information and site visits.

To support in the delivery of home level compliance checks and records, including fire safety and legionella

About You


Technical knowledge of building, major plant and equipment within a care home (lifts, plant room, laundry, STP, catering, fire alarm, etc.)

Multi-Site Hard Services Facilities Management

Management of Maintenance Operatives

Management of mutli discipline Building & M&E contractors

Healthcare experience or transferrable skills from another industry

Cost Planning and Budgeting

Good CAFM system experience and understanding

Good IT skills


Good communication skills, both verbal and written

Excellent customer service skills

Ability to plan and prioritise work. Plan work to ensure that quality of service provision is delivered across 24 hours / 7 days

IT literate to include the use of Microsoft Office

Able to identify indicators of poor performance and poor quality and act quickly and effectively


Building Services Qualification

Mechanical and Electrical Qualifications

Hard Services Facilities Management Qualification

Full driving license

About The Company

Not Specified

Reference: 42661622

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