Maintenance Person


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Be part of a caring company and make a real difference to peoples lives.

Maintenance Person

Weavers Lodge, Castle Cary


£11.50 per hour

30 – 40 hours per week

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

Weavers Lodge is a residential home supporting individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs, that may also include a dual mental health diagnosis, to enable their successful transition into, and participation within, their local community. The home has accommodation for 6 permanent residents as well as 2 rooms for respite, assessment and short-term placement support.

We do not currently hold a sponsorship licence and are unfortunately unable to accept applicants seeking supplementary employment.

The Role

You will deliver a professional, high quality service to ensure the environment of our residential care homes and the grounds are welcoming and comfortable.

You will ensure the highest standard of maintenance and health and safety without compromising the safety of the users of our services, employee’s and visitors.
You will carry out practical maintenance jobs including but not limited to:

  • Painting and wall repairs
  • Basic plumbing, unblocking, fixing leaks, replacing taps/ sinks/ toilets
  • Basic carpentry, such as doors, headboards
  • Basic electrics such as isolating and replacing like for like items
  • General maintenance tasks
  • General gardening tasks

You will be responsible for completing relevant documentation always ensuring compliance with guidance, statutory regulation and company policies and procedures.

Weavers Lodge

About you

We are looking for people who:

  • Are caring and respectful who will enable the people we support to have a pleasant environment to live in
  • Are enthusiastic with excellent communication skills committed to developing positive working relationships
  • Hold a valid driving licence and have access to a vehicle
  • Have excellent DIY skills with experience in carpentry, plumbing, electrics, painting and decorating, general building maintenance tasks, gardening
  • Share our values of protecting dignity, promoting wellbeing and working in a person-centred manner at all times

Equal Opportunities Statement

We are an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their sex; religious or similar philosophical belief; political opinion; race; age; sexual orientation; or, whether they are married or are in a civil partnership; or, whether they are disabled; or whether they have undergone, are undergoing or intend to undergo gender reassignment.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.

If you do not disclose something in your application that could prevent you working with children or vulnerable adults, this could result in you being referred to the police and/or DBS as it is a criminal offence for any person who is barred from working with children and/or vulnerable adults to apply for a role in a regulated activity.

If you have made a declaration in relation to a conviction that does not threaten the safety of the vulnerable people, we support we will consider your application and explore further during the recruitment process.