Handyperson and Maintenance Jobs at Anchor
Anchor’s on-site maintenance teams and Handypeople help to create a safe and welcoming environment with our care homes, so that they are pleasant place to both live and work. The Handyperson makes a real and positive impact to the lives of older people and supports happy living for the years ahead.
What are the responsibilities of a Handyperson at Anchor?
As a Handyperson at Anchor you will provide a comprehensive maintenance service in all areas of the care home, both interior and exterior, communicating and interacting with all employees, residents and contractors to ensure the care home is kept in good condition and to high standards.
Day to day, the Handyperson will:
- Carry out repairs and maintenance tasks as required within the home and its surroundings as requested
- Ensure the Home is in good decorative order including assistance in preparing vacant rooms
- Comply with the Handyperson task specification, Anchor Health and Safety Manual, and other appropriate guidance for the role
- Maintain statutory and legal requirements such as Health and Safety, COSHH, Fire Safety, PAT, in order to maintain a safe environment throughout the care home
- Carry out specific maintenance and regular safety checks (including fire and portable appliance testing) whilst keeping up to date records of the checks
- Report any accidents, incidents, or deficiencies to the Home Manager
- Liaise with external contractors entering the home when carrying out authorised work to ensure that all requirements relating to Health and Safety and the Health and Social Care Act legislation are fully met.
What are the requirements of a Handyperson role at Anchor?
To be a Handyperson at Anchor, we require individuals to have the ability to demonstrate the following skills:
- Wide range of technical trade skills
- Working as part of a team and individually under own initiative with minimal supervision at times
- Well-organised, able to plan prioritise workload is essential
- Good interpersonal skills, especially friendly and approachable with ability to form positive relationships with others
- Basic numerical skills
- Good record-keeping, accuracy, and attention to detail
- Takes pride and care in completing tasks to a high standard
- To have held a similar role where practical trades experience is a key requirement (maintenance, DIY, and gardening)
The following are not essential, but would be beneficial to the role:
- PAT testing (one day training) pass certificate
- H&S, COSHH, fire training (in-house training will be provided)
When you join our care team, you’ll be working with colleagues dedicated to making a real and positive difference to older people’s lives. Apply for a meaningful career with Anchor today.
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