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Facilities Assistant

Salutem Shared Services





Posted: 25/11/2021

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Want to make a difference? With over 120 services across England and Wales, come and make your mark in Care with Salutem.

Salutem Care and Education have services across England and Wales supporting adults and children in residential and educational environments.

Individuals we support become part of a Salutem family, where they can be themselves, thrive, and love the life they live. We are immensely proud of the part we play in creating meaningful days and fulfilled lives for everyone at Salutem, and that includes those who work for us. The opportunities and prospects really are limitless, and that’s why you should consider becoming part of our family.

The Facilities Assistant will be accountable for a portfolio, consisting of adult and children services, within their region, and working with the location managers, to provide best in class environments for the individuals we support. The post holder will form part of a team and act as the home managers first point of contact for estates matters.

Main Responsibilities include:

* Attend the sites within their region on a regular basis to carry out H and S checks in line with the “Salutem Maintenance Manuals”,

* First line “triage” to reactive repairs and to include;

* Minor electrical works, lamp changes, light fittings and sockets

* Plumbing repairs and minor installations, changing washers

* Replacing locks, door closers and other door furniture

* Escalate reactive tasks that are beyond a standard repair to the “helpdesk”

* Maintain accurate documentation of all assigned work orders ensure prompt and accurate feedback to the help desk on job progress and status

* To carry out planned works, under the direction of the Head of Estates, and supervision of the Regional Estates Supervisor to include;

* Performance of tasks to assist with delivery of the annual budgeted works program,

* Carry out basic grounds maintenance (grass cutting, trimming, litter clearing and weeding),

* Decorating tasks in accordance with the agreed rolling decoration program for the region,

* Provide external contractor support when required,

* Ensure appropriate fire risk assessment recommendations are actioned,

* Ensure water risk assessments recommendations are actioned,

* Escalate any issues that are not readily resolved to their line manager.

* Comply fully with Health, Safety & Environmental policies

* Provide excellent customer service to service management and the people we support

* Provide estates support to the Location Managers and the Regional Estates Supervisor in accordance with above, and as directed

At Salutem, you’re not just a care worker - you’re a supportive healthcare professional, an ambitious worker, a loyal colleague, a unique and transparent individual who provides engaging and meaningful experiences for the people we support.

As a valued member of our family, we offer:

* COVID-19 Vaccination

* Key Worker status

* Competitive rates of pay dependant on experience.

* Wagestream - our financial planning app, making it easier to access and manage your finances and allowing you to access up to 30% of your pay throughout the month as and when you need it.

* Training/Qualification Opportunities – (mention specific courses/qualifications they can get while in the role if applicable) In addition to the company induction, you will also receive bespoke specialist training that reflects the needs of the service and your personal development.

* Internal progression opportunities - We're committed to supporting your learning and upskilling, and will support you to reach your full potential and progress in your career with us.

* Induction – You will undertake a bespoke induction programme tailored to your specific job role and will complete training through a blended learning approach

* Perkbox – We have a great employee benefits platform called Perkbox, this includes over 200 different exclusive perks and discounts such as cinema tickets, flights/holidays, theme parks, days out plus much more!

* Employee Support Helpline – You will have access to a private and confidential employee support helpline, covering a wide range of topics including financial advice, health and well-being and more. This is all available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

* Pension

* Company Van

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