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Maintenance Assistant

We currently have an opportunity for a maintenance assistant to join our award-winning team.


Working across 3 our homes: Leabank Care Home Ballycastle, Ratheane Care Home Coleraine and Milesian Manor Lifestyle Care Home Maghera


An Enhanced Access NI Check is required for this post.


If successful please be aware that we do have a policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders. As per the Access NI Code of Practice Macklin Care Homes also has a policy on the secure handling, use, storage and retention of disclosure information. Copies of these documents along with the Access NI Code of Practice are available upon request by contacting the HR Department.It is Macklin Care Homes Policy that any existence of a criminal conviction will not necessarily lead to the withdrawal of a job offer, but the failure to fully and accurately disclose all criminal convictions will lead to the withdrawal of the offer

Important Information
Date Posted: 23rd November 2021
Closing Date: 7th December 2021
Industry: Healthcare
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience
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About the role

Basic Function: To carry out repairs, service checks, maintenance, gardening and general up-keep of grounds across all Group locations as per Management instruction.

Skills:

  • Commitment to The Macklin Care Homes Mission, Vision and Core Values
  • Core Values - Treat People Really Well, Continuous Development, Trust and Dedication.
  • Priorities - Our Teams, Our Residents, Our Community, Our Future
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate and listen, ability to work co-operatively with other staff
  • Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative
  • Attention to detail

 

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What you will need

Required criteria

  • Minimum two years’ experience in a similar role
  • Full driving licence and access to own car for travelling as required
  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Must have a good command of written and spoken English
  • Ability to work set hours, flexible to meet the needs of the organisation

Desired criteria

  • General knowledge of Health & Safety requirements
  • Previous experience of undertaking PATS testing
  • Electrician/plumbing certificate
  • Experience of Medical equipment repairs

Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

Ability to Identify and Anticipate needs

Ability to Identify and Anticipate needs

Plumbing and Pipefitting

Plumbing and Pipefitting

Electrical repairs

Electrical repairs

Macklin Care Homes

We care with heart because… We are undeniably proud of our history and passionate about our future! From the moment we opened our first Care Home in Northern Ireland 30 years ago, we knew we could make a difference in people’s lives.

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Macklin Care Homes, headed by the Macklin family and part of the Macklin Group, have been caring for people for over 30 years. We’ve taken all our experience over all those years to bring the very best of our knowledge and our expertise to you. We’re experts at what we do. We’re not just another Care Home, we’re a family first and foremost and we treat everyone we come into contact with as one of our very own. From staff to residents to relatives to suppliers to the postman – we’re all one big community! We have Six Locations - Park Manor/Belfast, Arlington/Belfast, Our Lady's/Belfast, Milesian Manor/Magherafelt, Ratheane/Coleraine, and Leabank in Ballycastle.

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Want a job you'll love? Can you make a real difference to the lives of others? We are looking to recruit great people to work in care and in return, we will bring out the best in you. At Macklin Care Homes you will work as part of an award-winning team who are valued for their contribution, with opportunities for career development, as well as a friendly and rewarding working environment. If you are a compassionate person who cares with heart we would like to hear from you. We are proud of our values and unique positive culture that we live each and every day. This is reflective of our relationships with our residents, their relatives, our suppliers and the local community.

Our benefits

As a family-run organisation, we live and breathe our core values of treating people really well, trust, dedication and continuous development. Once you join us, you not only become a member of the team but a member of our family. Caring with heart is at the core of everything we do – with our residents and team members.

Employee Development Programs

Free Parking

Referral bonus

Long Service Recognition

Maintenance Assistant

We care with heart because… We are undeniably proud of our history and passionate about our future! From the moment we opened our first Care Home in Northern Ireland 30 years ago, we knew we could make a difference in people’s lives.