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Maintenance Assistant

Reference

PRI54715

Location

Grafton Manor, Church Lane, Grafton Regis, Northampton, NN12 7SS

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,715.58

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Brain Injury Services (PBIS) provide specialised care pathways within the Priory for people with acquired brain injury (ABI) and PNC. PBIS has been successfully delivering neurobehavioural rehabilitation and making a positive difference to people’s lives since 1985 to people with ABI, whose challenging behaviour prevents attainment of their maximum rehabilitation potential and personal autonomy.

Grafton Manor has 25 beds across 4 units including inpatient rehabilitation, transitional rehabilitation and community houses. It can admit patients informal patients or those managed within Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

Job Advert Role Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Assistant for Grafton Manor.

Reporting into the Maintenance Manager the Maintenance Assistant is responsible for ensuring the Common Maintenance Standards are maintained, as defined in the General Property Maintenance Guide. To contribute to the delivery of effective, efficient and economical day-to-day maintenance, new and alteration works to ensure the safety of colleagues, service users and visitors and that they experience a pleasant and cared for environment. 

Responsibilities

  • 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.
  • Ensures that Priory minimum standards are delivered in all site areas in a timely and efficient manner, as part of a team.
  • Identifies and reports damage, faults and other related issues to the Maintenance Manager (and then actions as agreed) to ensure that environmental conditions continue to meet quality standards and statutory regulations.
  • Carry out General Maintenance tasks as defined in the Appendix and in the General Property Maintenance Guide.
  • Carry out compliance testing (i.e. fire alarms, bed inspections, vehicle checks) as instructed by the Maintenance Manager.
  • Responsible for carrying out local maintenance checks set out in the Maintenance Guide & in Priory Group Policy & Procedures.
  • Provides a security service, maintaining the security and integrity of the building as well as the safety of its occupants.
  • Undertakes regular internal and external patrols of the unit and its grounds, ensuring that all the windows and doors are closed and locked as appropriate to the time of day.
  • Deals with any potential acts of disturbance, vandalism or theft within the grounds, reporting these and any other untoward or suspicious incidents to the manager in charge.
  • Maintains an accurate record of all incidents and suspicious activities within a log book.
  • To be aware of and comply with the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act, (encompassing risk assessments, method statements and Permits to Work), associated acts and subordinate regulations to minimise risk.
  • Responsible for ensuring that any attempts at works or projects is within the individuals capabilities and should not expose themselves or others to risk.
  • Carry out such other duties relating to the work of the department as required by Management.
  • Individuals will not be required, nor should they, carry out any works that require a certification unless they are in possession of an in date and correct certificate.

For more information please see the attached job description.

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Job Description

Maintenance_Assistant.pdf

Closing Date

12/11/2021