Salary: £9.50 per hour

Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Caretaker Assistant

 

Are you looking for a new role in maintenance where you can demonstrate your passion for high standards, all whilst making a difference to the lives and environment of our residents?

 

You’ll become an integral part of our team when you join our Bridge House Care Home in Abingdon as our Caretaker Assistant.  Your high-level of attention to detail and your commitment to the safety of our residents’ and team will make you a success in this role.

 

What we can offer you

  • £9.50 per hour
  • Full time contracts – 35 hours (Mon-Fri and alternate weekends)
  • Paid holiday
  • Pension
  • Staff recognition schemes
  • Refer a Friend bonus of up to £1000
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Comprehensive Training and Career Development
  • A friendly and supportive working environment

 

Your role

As our Caretaker Assistant you will be responsible for all repairs and maintenance across our home working alongside the Head Caretaker.  You’ll walk the home daily to pro-actively identify any areas that need attention, whilst also conducting regular safety checks on various equipment.  You’ll create a maintenance programme for the home alongside our Home Manager and of course you’ll interact with our residents on a daily basis – so you’ll be friendly, caring and kind whilst respecting our residents’ dignity at all times.

 

Here’s some other important things you need to know:

  • You will need to be experienced at painting and decorating. Having electrical and plumbing skills would be beneficial but not essential
  • You will need to demonstrate that you have excellent knowledge of Health and Safety, COSHH, Fire Safety and Food Safety
  • You will keep up to date and accurate records of all checks and repairs completed and scheduled

 

About Us

At Bridge House we provide a range of different types of care including residential care, nursing care and dementia care – giving our residents a home for life where they are supported by compassionate team members.

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.

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Caretaker Assistant

 

Are you looking for a new role in maintenance where you can demonstrate your passion for high standards, all whilst making a difference to the lives and environment of our residents?

 

You’ll become an integral part of our team when you join our Bridge House Care Home in Abingdon as our Caretaker Assistant.  Your high-level of attention to detail and your commitment to the safety of our residents’ and team will make you a success in this role.

 

What we can offer you

  • £9.50 per hour
  • Full time contracts – 35 hours (Mon-Fri and alternate weekends)
  • Paid holiday
  • Pension
  • Staff recognition schemes
  • Refer a Friend bonus of up to £1000
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Comprehensive Training and Career Development
  • A friendly and supportive working environment

 

Your role

As our Caretaker Assistant you will be responsible for all repairs and maintenance across our home working alongside the Head Caretaker.  You’ll walk the home daily to pro-actively identify any areas that need attention, whilst also conducting regular safety checks on various equipment.  You’ll create a maintenance programme for the home alongside our Home Manager and of course you’ll interact with our residents on a daily basis – so you’ll be friendly, caring and kind whilst respecting our residents’ dignity at all times.

 

Here’s some other important things you need to know:

  • You will need to be experienced at painting and decorating. Having electrical and plumbing skills would be beneficial but not essential
  • You will need to demonstrate that you have excellent knowledge of Health and Safety, COSHH, Fire Safety and Food Safety
  • You will keep up to date and accurate records of all checks and repairs completed and scheduled

 

About Us

At Bridge House we provide a range of different types of care including residential care, nursing care and dementia care – giving our residents a home for life where they are supported by compassionate team members.

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 612 9772 – we are here 24 hours a day and always happy to help.

See what life is like for our team at Bridge House by visiting our Facebook page.

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