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Maintenance Assistant


Dublin 6Dublin


Orwell Healthcare

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Job Description:

Orwell Healthcare are currently seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Maintenance Assistant to work as part of the Maintenance team. This is an excellent opportunity to develop within our organisation. This is a Full time permanent position working 39 hours per week. This role requires flexibility in working arrangements, the successful candidate will be required to work any 5 days over 7.

The Maintenance Operative role covers the general maintenance of the nursing homes and the grounds. The overall aim of this role is to ensure that all duties assigned within the areas are carried out to the highest possible standard and in accordance with safety and Orwell Healthcares procedures

Operational Responsibilities

To maintain confidentiality of Orwell Healthcare information and residents at all times.

To be aware of the security of Orwell Healthcare at all times, both in terms of access to the Orwell Healthcare property and the residents’ property.

To ensure that the buildings, grounds, furniture and equipment are maintained to a high standard ensuring the safety of all users within.

Duties of the Maintenance operative include but not limited to:

To carry out all work necessary in maintenance and repairs.

To use the van where necessary to deliver stock as required including food stock and other items which may be required to be delivered or collected.

Assist the Gardener when required

Relieve the gardener when on holidays.

If trained, cover the driver of the mini bus

Carry out planned maintenance, repairs, servicing and inspections

Identify and report the need for ad-hoc repairs.

Ensure all maintenance records are kept to a comprehensive and high standard.

Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

The ideal candidate will possess the following;

Previous nursing home or hotel maintenance experience an advantage.

The desire to be part of a team

Willingness to work hard and be actively involved in the busines

Good level of spoken and written English

What we offer you;

Competitive rate of pay

Additional annual leave for years of service

In-house CPD

Employee Assistance Programme

Pension contribution

Subsidised Café

Refer a friend bonus

Central location with easy access to public transport

Free on street parking/ bike to work scheme / tax saver scheme

Employee summer party, Christmas Party and regular social events


Permanent / Full-time

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