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Maintenance Officer

Hourly rates: £12.00

Location: Chelmsford, Essex

Do you have a warm, friendly and empathetic nature, with a focus on achieving high standards?  Is communication and organisation something you excel at?  If you have DIY and gardening experience then becoming a Maintenance Officer with us could be perfect for you.

As part of the home team, you will be responsible for ensuring the appearance of the home and grounds are maintained to the highest possible standards that meets the needs and requirements of our residents, whilst meeting all Health and Safety regulations at all times.

Whilst you will be required to work independently, with a highly organised approach you will be very much part of the overall home team who are focused on providing exceptional care to all residents ensuring they live a purposeful and meaningful life, which we believe is the responsibility of everyone in the home.

We place emphasis on ensuring our resident’s families are supported and this is very much a part of a Maintenance Assistant’s role.

In addition to excellent rates of pay we offer many compelling benefits to those joining our team.

If you wish to speak to somebody, why not call our dedicated recruitment team on FREEPHONE:  0800 915 7774 – we are here 24 hours a day to take your call.

The culture at our care home is built on values that are evidenced in everything we do. This is inspired, led and embedded throughout our home in our practices, process, approach and behaviour to ensure our resident’s and their families receive exceptional care and support, without exception.

Our Mission

“To improve and make a difference to the lives we touch through the delivery of high quality care and a deep sense of compassion.”

Our teams are the vital link. They are the very service we provide and the product we deliver to our residents and their relatives – they are our most valuable resource. Achievement of our vision comes only through the talents and extraordinary dedication that our teams bring to their jobs each and every single day.

Our Core Values

  • Care and compassion
  • Respect and appreciation
  • Teamwork and enjoyment
  • Focus and best practice
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Recognition and reward
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Development and investment
  • We will sustainably fulfil our mission and vision by building a strong financial platform

When you join our team, you will receive:

Comprehensive training

All of our team complete a unique induction programme during their first month with us and receive on-going training, over and above mandatory training.

Market leading rates of pay

Our hourly rate is higher than any of our local competitors.

Career development

We nurture our teams to ensure they are successful and have a clear pathway for professional development.

Unrivalled support

No matter what your role, all team members receive high levels of coaching, mentoring and support from senior team members and the management team – we will help you every step of the way.

Recognition and reward

We continuously celebrate our teams’ contribution with exciting events and initiatives focusing on team engagement.

Paid holiday

You will receive 20 days paid holiday a year.

Company pension

We know how important it is to plan for the future and offer all our team members with a contributory pension scheme.

If we do not currently have a role you are interested in or you wish to simply speak to somebody, why not call our dedicated recruitment team on FREEPHONE: 0800 915 7774 – we are here 24 hours a day and always happy to help. Or you can email us at:  joinourteam@carebase.org.uk.

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