Caretaker / Handyperson / Maintenance Operative

  • Job Reference: AWDO-P8876
  • Date Posted: 16 June 2022
  • Recruiter: AWD online
  • Location: Burnham, Slough, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £12.40 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: + generous fixed Call Out allowance + Bonus
  • Sector: Construction & Trades, Property
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: CV Response Team

Job Description

Construction & Trades Jobs. Handyperson / Caretaker / Maintenance Operative Jobs, Careers & Vacancies in Burnham, Slough, Buckinghamshire Advertised by AWD online – Multi-Job Board Advertising and CV Sourcing Recruitment Services

Handyperson / Caretaker / Maintenance Operative preferably with basic DIY skills, e.g. plastering and painting & decorating skills, simple plumbing and joinery is required for a Residential Care Home based in Burnham, Slough, Buckinghamshire.


Training will be given to the right candidate


SALARY: £12.40 per hour + generous fixed Call Out allowance + Potential Bonus and Retention Package    

BENEFITS: Increased Annual Leave, Free Confidential Counselling Service, Financial and Legal Advice

LOCATION: Burnham, Slough, Buckinghamshire

JOB TYPE: Part-Time or Full Time, Permanent

WORKING HOURS: 5 days over a 7-day period (to be agreed with the manager)



We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Handyperson / Caretaker / Maintenance Operative with basic DIY skills, e.g. plumbing, joinery, plastering and painting and decorating skills.

As the Handyperson / Caretaker / Maintenance Operative you will provide planned and reactive maintenance services in accordance with current best practices, prioritising in terms of urgency.

Working as the Handyperson / Caretaker / Maintenance Operative you will also drive the minibus to transport residents/staff when required.



If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.



Your duties as the Handyperson / Caretaker / Maintenance Operative will include:

  • Assist in the assessment of the effectiveness of maintenance implementation and delivery
  • Implement actions to meet and maintain maintenance standards
  • Systematically solve day-to-day problematical issues which arise
  • Ensure the Residents’ rights are protected
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of those individuals supported
  • Drive the minibus to transport residents/staff when required
  • Undertake any relevant duties as required by the Registered Manager or Health and Safety Manager
  • Be on-call in emergencies
  • Develop effective working relationships with the other employees
  • Be involved in the implementation and maintenance of the service’s quality assurance programme
  • Cooperate with the implementation, evaluation, orientation and induction of all new employees



  • Ensure accurate, legible maintenance schedules are completed and maintained
  • Assist in the formulation and implementation of maintenance policies and procedures
  • Good English - written and verbal
  • To communicate effectively with Residents and their visitors
  • Attend Health and Safety meetings to represent Maintenance
  • Simple Plumbing, joinery, plastering skills
  • Painting and decorating skills
  • Health and safety knowledge pertaining to building maintenance
  • Previous experience of working in a similar environment is an advantage
  • Previous experience of working in a maintenance role is an advantage
  • Previous employment in the building trade is an advantage
  • Experience of working with Residents who have additional support needs is an advantage



To be considered for this job vacancy, please submit your CV to our Recruitment Team who will review your details. CV’s of Job Applicants meeting this requirement will be submitted to our Client for consideration. By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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