Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 27 January 2021
Are you a Maintenance Operative who thrives on making a real and positive difference to the lives of older people?
If so, Akari Care would love to hear from you! We are looking for a Maintenance Operative to join our passionate team.
At Akari Care, we provide residential and nursing care services to the elderly across the UK. Each care home is an extended family, bringing together residents and their loved ones, our colleagues in care, clinicians, hairdressers, commissioners and CQC regulators, members of the local community – the list goes on. We are focussed on creating a warm and inclusive environment in which our residents feel a sense of security and belonging, while at the same time retaining their dignity and self-respect.
We never compromise on the quality of our services and our extended team includes trusted GPs, Dentists, Chiropodists and Dieticians, who all work hard to improve our residents’ quality of life. Our dementia care homes have qualified, dedicated staff who help people to maintain the identity and dignity of our residents. With a focus on living life to the fullest, our homes offer activities such as hairdressing salons, bars, cinemas, gardening, and cooking courses to name just a few!
We are looking for someone with solid experience in maintenance, building, DIY, cleaning and housekeeping. You will also need technical knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems, as well as ideally some IT skills. Friendly and approachable, you will understand the importance of keeping high standards in and around the home, ensuring our residents enjoy a safe, pleasant and comfortable environment.
What you will be doing:
What’s in it for you:
Westerleigh Care Home is situated in Stanley, County Durham an ex-colliery village that is close to the local market. With a very friendly, warm and close-knit community feel to the local area, the team at Westerleigh mirror this with their range of activities, newsletter and hands on interactions.
With an open-door policy for family, friends and residents, the team are focussed on building solid relationships with the wellbeing of our community at the heart of everything they do.