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Maintenance Assistant




The Birches, 18 Gladstone Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S40 4TE

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£9.50 per hour


20 hours over 4 days per week

Job Advert Role Description

Priory Adult Care is currently looking for an experienced Maintenance Assistant for our services The Birches & Woodthorpe Lodge based in Chesterfield. You will be required to do 10 hours at each service throughout the week.

They are both a specialist service developed to support the mental health support needs of individuals aged 18 years and over. The services are designed to assist in the gradual integration and rehabilitation back into the community.

The role

As a Maintenance Assistant your primary duty will be to ensure that our residents live in a home that is a safe environment for them that adheres to health and safety standards. You will need to work closely with the home manager to ensure that all fixtures and fittings are in excellent condition and equipment is regularly serviced. Duties will include:

Ensuring the home is maintained as a safe and secure place to live for the residents
Maintaining the home and grounds to ensure they are in excellent condition at all times
Work closely with the home manager on long term maintenance plans
Check and repair fixtures and fittings that may include lighting and heating

The safety and security of our residents is at the forefront of what we do, so by ensuring the home is safe and properly maintained is of utmost importance. We are looking for someone who is passionate about what they do, with a friendly and outgoing nature and who really wants to make a difference in our service users lives.

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
  • SMART Pension option

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

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