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Maintenance Person

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Addison Court, Addison Street, Accrington, Lancahsire, BB5 6AG

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£9 per hour


37.5 per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Addison Court is a purpose-built care home providing Residential care,Nursing care, Dementia care, Day care, Respite care and End of life care.

Conveniently situated in an easily accessible residential area in the centre of Accrington, the home offers a supportive and safe environme

Job Advert Location Description

Addison Court is a purpose-built care home providing a friendly and companionable place to live. Conveniently situated in an easily accessible residential area in the centre of Accrington, the home offers a supportive and safe environment with extensive communal space. Our lounges and dining areas have all been carefully designed to create a homely and comfortable atmosphere. Each bedroom, which has the added benefit of en-suite facilities, is designed to ensure comfort and safety and the friendly and welcoming decor helps residents feel at home. The home also benefits from a tranquil, fully enclosed garden, which offers our residents a relaxing atmosphere and a quiet retreat.

Job Advert Role Description

To manage the maintenance and upkeep of the site to the required standards and in accordance with Company policies and procedures to ensure the safety, well-being and comfort of residents.

1. Maintains a well decorated, safe and comfortable environment throughout the site, in line with quality standards, and follows work processes which comply with statutory regulations.

2. Identifies and reports damage, faults and other related issues and then actions as agreed to ensure that environmental conditions meet quality standards and statutory regulations.

3. Liaises with local contractors on site, as required, providing local knowledge and guidance, in order that planned and preventative maintenance schedules can be completed in a timely fashion.

4. Ensures inspection certificates and maintenance records are accurate, up-to-date and comply with operational standards and statutory regulations.

5. Undertakes the completion of relevant tasks in accordance with the agreed ‘Maintenance Person Activities and Responsibilities Schedule’.


6. Assists and supports the Home Manager to develop and improve the service within own remit

7. Ensures the site is well maintained by providing a service that is value for money.

8. Ensures that external contractors are utilised effectively, and only when necessary, to minimise costs to the service.   

Knowledge & Skills

Basic numeracy and literacy are minimum requirements for this role.


Likely some previous general work experience within a relevant environment preferred but not essential.

Autonomy & Impact

The role holder undertakes routine and regular tasks, but can alter the sequence of tasks on a daily basis. Work is regularly monitored.

Intelligent Problem Solving

Usually works within existing processes and procedures, however, some adaptive thinking will occasionally be required, in order to meet the needs of a particular operational occurrence.


Staff - Occasionally required to assist less experienced colleagues.

Budgets & equipment

Shared responsibility for the proper use, maintenance and security of equipment, tools and systems required within the role.


Responsible for ensuring the confidentiality of residents is maintained.

Ensures inspection documentation, certification and other associated records comply with operational standards and statutory regulations.

Communication & Interaction

Role holder may respond to routine enquiries providing some basic or technical information. More complex issues will be referred to the line manager.

Working environment

The role holder will be required to have physical stamina, but will generally work in a pleasant and stable working environment.

Special Features

The role holder will be expected to undergo Manual Handling & COSHH Training, as well as partake in Priory’s mandatory training.

Division DBS info


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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