Maintenance Operative

Wimbledon, London, UK Req #233
08 July 2024

Lee House is an attractive residential care home located in Wimbledon offering care and support to residents over the age of 65.

The home has been carefully designed to offer comfortable accommodation which includes single occupancy bedrooms each with en-suite facilities, a pleasant lounge, dining room and garden. Facilities are also available for family or friends to stay overnight.   Residents may personalise their room with small items of furniture and ornaments to promote familiarity.

The role of Maintenance Operative at Lee House is for 30 contracted hours per week. These hours will be split over 5 days out of 7. We have some flexibility of start and finish times, but they will be 6 hour shifts. 

Hourly rate: £14.48 - £15.48

Main duties of role:

  1. All repairs are carried out effectively and quickly, and to a good standard.
  2. Work is carried out safely, with adherence to relevant building and construction related regulations.
  3. Readily identifiable issues are reported and addressed to minimise impact, risk and damage.
  4. Grounds and gardens are kept neat and tidy
  5. Report any emergencies to Property Services
  6. To complete and maintain the day to day repairs and maintenance of the building and its environment. This will include painting and decoration to residents’ rooms
  7. To ensure strict confidentiality in all matters
  8. Minor adjustments to windows, doors, restrictors and door closers
  9. To maintain the day to day repairs and maintenance of the buildings and their environment
  10. To ensure all relevant documentation is kept up to date and completed


About You:

  • As the Maintenance Operative at Lee House; you must have good general property maintenance knowledge and skills, and experience in providing maintenance services to other clients.
  • Be able to communicate and interact well with people, be able to read and write to a good standard, and computer literate.
  • Have good knowledge of relevant health and safety and trade regulations, and have the ability to assess and manage risk.


Pay & Benefits:

At Abbeyfield, we are committed to rewarding our staff for their hard work. Our many benefits include:

  • Competitive pay, benchmarked annually.
  • 31 days paid leave, including bank/public holidays
  • Comprehensive induction
  • Unlimited opportunities to earn £500 via our 'refer a friend' scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Pay progression within role based on skills and contribution
  • Learning and career development opportunities
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Company pension
  • Discounted gym membership
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Cycle-to-work scheme
  • Shop and save vouchers
  • Striving for independent accreditation as a menopause friendly organisation
  • Medical cashback scheme allowing costs of medical expenses (dental, opticians and much more) to be claimed back
  • Opportunity to obtain Blue Light Card discounts.


How to apply:

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Other details

  • Job Family Property
  • Job Function 1. Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate £14.48
  • Max Hiring Rate £16.48
Location on Google Maps
  • Wimbledon, London, UK