Maintenance Operative

Company: Dove

Location: Pontefract

Contract Type: Full-time

Closing Date: 11 March 2024

Salary: £22,125.00 + on call

Specific Hours: 39 hours per week

Maintenance Operative

Role: Maintenance Operative

Salary: £22,125.00 + on call

Contract: Permanent, Full Time 39 hours

Location: Pontefract and surrounding areas 

Benefits:

  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Holiday Pay
  • Provided with company Vehicle and Phone.
  • Refer a Friend programme - unlimited at £500 for each person referred 

Dove Adolescent Services are committed to improving the lives of the young people we care for by providing bespoke packages of care to suit individual needs. With 10 existing homes we are extremely proud of the growth and commitment of our employees and young people alike, and we are a valued, accredited and highly acclaimed provider within the sector.

We are currently looking for a maintenance operative to join the team, and the successful applicant will be responsible for maintaining, repairing, or fixing a variety of items in and outside of our homes throughout South and West Yorkshire. You will be supported by the company Property Maintenance Manager

Main duties:

  • Fixing doors and fitting skirting boards
  • Snagging
  • Tiling
  • Undertaking small plumbing repairs
  • Undertaking small electrical repairs
  • Replacing double glazing units.
  • Proactive and reactive maintenance duties
  • Providing rota on call maintenance cover
  • Liaising with home managers undertaking work to ensure timely completion
  • Company van and mobile will be provided. 

Skills required:

  • Must hold a full driving licence 
  • Knowledge/understanding of Health and Safety 
  • Experience in a similar role 
  • Be willing to travel throughout South/West Yorkshire to our properties
  • Undertaking small plumbing repairs
  • Replacing double glazing units.
  • Proactive and reactive maintenance duties
  • Providing rota on call maintenance cover
  • General fixes including changing locks, flat pack assembly, and some garden works.
  • Liaising with home managers undertaking work to ensure timely completion 

Dove Adolescent Services are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates. The company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check

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