Location
Yew Tree Lodge, 17-19 Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5HX
Priory Group Division
Adult Care
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Part Time
Salary
£9.23 per hour
Hours
20 per week
Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Adult Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Our aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate.

With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, we support adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. We also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

Job Advert Location Description

Located in Reading, Yew Tree Lodge provides specialist residential support for 16 male and female adults with enduring mental health needs. We place great importance on outcomes and quality of life, looking at what can be achieved for each resident, their abilities, interests and needs. We work within a positive environment to encourage confidence, bring structure, inclusion and opportunity in their lives.

Job Advert Role Description

The quality and appearance of our services create the first impression for service users and their families and our Maintenance teams take huge pride in maintaining our buildings to the highest possible standards. As a Maintenance Assistant, you will have the opportunity to contribute to this by working hard to maintain the fixtures and fittings of our buildings.

As well as undertaking regular inspections of buildings, equipment, fixtures and fittings, you will also carry out the completion of routine and unplanned maintenance operations, ensuring minimal disruption to the service and compliance with operational standards and statutory regulations.

What we’d like from you:

  • Previous experience in building and grounds maintenance
  • Full, clean driving licence
  • Committed and enthusiastic
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Excellent organisational capability
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude

What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option
Division DBS info

Career Pathways

As a Priory Group employee, you’ll be able to chart your long-term career along defined pathways (from Support Worker to CEO), each path providing you a fulfilling work environment and support from a world class organisation to achieve your professional goals. We want to invest in you to achieve the next step in your career, so you can continue to make a difference in people’s lives.

Disclosure

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.

Closing Date
31/08/2018