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Claremount House, Claremount Road, Halifax, HX3 6AW

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£9 p/h


37.5hrs p/w

Job Advert Role Description

Claremount House (formerly part of Amore Care) is a newly refurbished, purpose-built nursing home in Halifax for up to 26 older people. We support people with physical needs who require assistance and care. The homely and comfortable environment enables us to provide person-centred care tailored to the needs of our residents.

Claremount House is designed to meet the needs of older people with comfortable lounge and dining areas. There is a quiet room where residents can relax and listen to soothing music. The attractive enclosed gardens and patio provide residents with a relaxing place to sit and enjoy the outdoors.

The cobbled stones on the building are Victorian in origin and were part of the original road leading to the home. The home is situated at the top of a hill and many of the rooms have views of the town.

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.

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.


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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, and the cost of this will be covered by the Priory Group. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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