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Maintenance Operative

Location:
Braintree
Position:
Maintenance Coordinator
About The Role
* highly competitive rates of pay  * instant access to your wages. No need to wait for payday! * exclusive employee discounts incl. retail and leisure savings * excellent career development incl. formal training * free parking * well-supported environment *  
 
16 hours per week - shift pattern - Saturday and Sunday 09.00am - 17.30pm 
Main duties will involve painting and decorating
 
Competitive Salary
  
The Hawthorns Braintree  are currently recruiting for a knowledgeable, dedicated and experienced team player to join us as Maintenance Operative.  As our Maintenance Operative, you will provide general maintenance services for both the residence as a whole and individual residents as and when the need arises.
 
For this position it is essential that you hold a full driving licence and be able to demonstrate understanding, knowledge and experience of a wide range of traditional building trades.

We will provide a full induction alongside formal training opportunities.

The key responsibilities of our Maintenance Operative include:
  • Performing routine maintenance duties to include:
    • small repairs
    • carpentry
    • small plumbing and equipment repairs
  • Carrying out external low level works.
  • Keep logs of temperatures etc to boiler flow rates under ACOPS legionella legislation.
  • Check water hardness.
  • Take monthly meter readings and issue to General Manager.
  • Inspect and maintain all internal and external public areas.
  • Clear blocked drains.
  • Oversee and work with external contractors that may undertake work within the residence.
  • Care for equipment and tools belonging to the residence.
  • Prioritise work orders from the management team.
  • Any other duties requested by the management team.
  • No electric works shall be undertaken apart from plug/bulb replacement.
  • In general walk the building note any issues internal/external report major issues or plan in minor works and carry out repairs.
  • Check plant room daily.
  • Decorate and make ready rooms/apartments to a high standard.
  • Work within budgetary requirements.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with all residents, family, visitors and colleagues.
 
About The Company

Hawthorns Retirement provides a unique concept of luxury, apartment-style retirement communities set within a purpose-built facility.  The Hawthorns first launched in the UK in 1985 in Clevedon, Somerset.  This was followed by The Hawthorns in Eastbourne in 1999, The Hawthorns in Braintree, Essex in 2009. With all three award-winning UK retirement villages.

In 2015, The Hawthorns, Aldridge located in the West Midlands was added, building upon the values and quality of service already established, but with the extended level of service to include care and support based upon resident needs. Registered with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), greater peace of mind is now provided.

Launched in March 2018 at Northampton The Hawthorns Northampton is the latest edition to the Hawthorns portfolio and is leading the development of our retirement concept into the 21st century. This retirement community will take The Hawthorns to new levels of luxury retirement living and is proving to be a very popular choice for people across in their retirement years across Northamptonshire.

Proof of eligibility to work in the UK is essential.