Maintenance Officer (Horley)

Posted 08 September 2023
Salary £12.70 per hour
Business Area Property, Facilities & Maintenance
Closing Date 22 September 2023
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Job description

Vacancy Location: Horley & Surrey areas

About You:

Do you have experience in Maintenance & looking for a new role?

This is an exciting opportunity for someone to work for a fantastic company!

Who We Are 

We’re here to support people to flourish in supported living, a place they call home. We’re one of the largest providers of adult social care with over 3,600 colleagues supporting 1,100 people. Our approach is all about activities and co-production with the people we support. We work with them to design and plan what we do – so we can create the best experiences together.

And we’re on a mission to benefit even more people with our uncompromising quality of care and support. It’s the professional expertise and passion of our team that makes us different. We genuinely care and we love supporting people to set and then reach their goals. Because every person deserves the very best experience – every day.

Role Responsibilities

*   Responsible for the decoration and assistance with maintenance jobs and upkeep of all houses within residential and supported living. To include, when required, training office & Activity Centre.

*   To check emails daily and prioritize and respond to work required

*   To prioritize emergencies and respond accordingly.

*   To ensure the upkeep of all houses is to a high specification.

*   To assist with monthly checks carried out randomly of company vehicles to include the upkeep of the van allocated to maintenance and keep appropriate records to ensure at least each vehicle is checked at least once a year.

*   To carry out daily administration; petty cash, job sheets, respond to emails where deemed necessary.

*   Communicate positively with all managers and respond to their requests verbally in a prompt manner.

*   To ensure the health and safety of self, co-workers and clients is upheld for all tasks and duties.

*   To ensure storage garage is kept tidy, locked and secure at all times.

*   To carry out tasks if they fall within the remit of professional competence and boundaries.

*   To communicate effectively with line manager.

*   To ensure records of daily logs are maintained, paperwork is kept up to date.

*   This job description indicates the main areas of responsibility of this post; the above list is not exhaustive. Therefore, other tasks and or duties may be required of you, but these will fall within the general areas of the responsibility of the post

If you’re ready for a job that can truly make a difference and you’re up for a challenge, then this is the team for you.

The main skills and experience for this role


*   Full Clean UK Driving Licence

*   Self-motivated, enthusiasm & flexible

*   Communicate positively with all Managers/Clients & respond to their requests verbally in a prompt manger

*   Ensure the Health & Safety of self, Co-workers & Clients is upheld for all tasks & duties

*   Honesty, reliability, trustworthiness and a passion to make a difference

*   Commitment to the aims and objectives of the home and of Ivolve

*   Satisfactory Police Check and check against the ISA List (where applicable)

*   A commitment to undertake training and development

How we will support you 

We go beyond expectations for our colleagues as well as the people we support. Our reward package includes much more than pay, 5.6 weeks annual leave, flexible working hours and pension.

You can work part-time, full-time or with even more flexible options.

Industry-leading recognition

*   Colleague Lotto – giving everyone the opportunity to win great cash prizes

*   Prize winning Scratchcards aligned with values in action!

*   We recognise our Colleagues who go above and beyond – our ‘Heroes’ are nominated by colleagues for quarterly and annual awards

*   Loyalty Scheme recognising colleagues at work anniversaries

Your birthday off with pay and there is a £300 refer a friend scheme too.



40 hours per week

Your salary will depend on your experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Social Wellbeing

*   Award-winning App for news and info

*   Internal social media

*   Team communities

Financial Wellbeing

*   Discounts include high street, supermarkets, flash sales, gym memberships and more

*   Blue Light discount programme, funded by us

*   Salary Finance scheme for lower cost loans and to save for special occasions or rainy days

*   Government mileage rates if you need to travel

Emotional Wellbeing

*   Free confidential Employee  Assistance programme with qualified counsellors

*   Free wellbeing App

*   Practical advice covering things like consumer rights, anxiety, childcare and more

Training and development to reach your potential

*   Learning journey that grows with you to reach care worker standards

*   Specialist skills training including Autism, Dementia and Mental Health

*   Career pathways that include flexible apprenticeships and nationally recognised qualifications

*   Cover the cost of relevant professional memberships

 Free driving lessons as part of a training course are offered to colleagues who successfully complete probation and meet qualifying criteria 

5 more reasons to work with Ivolve

1.     Our people are pretty fabulous. We take pride and pleasure in helping others to flourish

2.     There’s a great energy across the business and a strong sense of teamwork

3.     Very few jobs have such an impact on people’s lives – we bring joy to people every day

4.     We have a proud history, we’re a big organisation of over 3,600 colleagues supporting over 1,100 people

5.     We build and nourish relationships with the people