Maintenance Operative

Location: Hartwell, Northampton

Hours: 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday, 08:30-16:30

Salary Details:  £24,000 per annum


We have an opportunity for a full time Maintenance Operative, working a 37.5hr week. Ideally, for someone with good communication skills and a flexible attitude to their work. Must be organised and able to prioritise their work effectively. The successful candidate will be based at our Oakleaf Hartwell site, Northampton. However, you will need to be willing to travel between sites within a 20-mile radius. A company vehicle will be provided during working hours. 

Under the direction of the Regional Facilities Manager and the registered manager, you will manage and deliver planned and reactive maintenance, along with maintaining the buildings/grounds and all associated equipment in serviceable working order, adhering to legislative and programmed maintenance requirements.

Previous commercial/general maintenance experience is essential. Ideally having experience in minor plumbing and electrical work, as well as experience in minor building repairs, decorating, woodwork and equipment/furniture repairs.

Training on site-specific equipment will be given.

The role requires good initiative skills and delivers a varied and rewarding work environment.

Benefits of working with us:

Competitive rates of pay                                                                                                        Company vehicle provided during working hours
Paid Annual Leave 25 days + 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)                                                              No Bank Holiday working but some rota on call                                                                          Free DBS check                                                                                                                          Refreshments and a free meal during your shift                                                                      
Employee Recognition Scheme

Personal Specification/Essential:

Previous experience of working in a maintenance role or very good handyman skills
Good knowledge of relevant Health and Safety regulations
Good Written and Verbal skills
Intermediate IT skills in Microsoft word and use of email
Physically fit and able lift light items of equipment and furniture
Able to use and maintain hand and power tools
Ability to be able to prioritise, respond and adopt a positive approach to work
Able to carry out some cleaning as directed
Able to work on and maintain external areas

Personal Specification/Desirable:

Experience in a Health/social care environment
Formal qualification in a trade
Formal health and safety training

CareTech Community Services are proud to inform you that they are a “Disability Confident Leader”.

Successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage. 




Location: Northampton, NN7 2EY

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