Job Details

Maintenance Technician, Children’s Autism – Options Barton

£18,137 – £20,246 per annum, depending on experience (Plus £500 on call duty allowance)

Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire

40 hours per week, plus call out rota

Service Overview 

Options Autism is part of the Outcomes First Group and can promise you plenty of challenges, and a rich variety of opportunities to develop your career.

We provide Education and Care across a number of schools and residential homes nationally. Our specialist SEN provision, coupled with our expertise within residential care means we offer thousands of vulnerable children across the UK a holistic, wraparound care, residential and education service, empowering them with everything they need to flourish. It is by no accident that 94% of our schools and homes are rated as Outstanding or Good.

We welcome staff who share our commitment to help children experience better days and better lives. Through ongoing development and training, we ensure our staff are well prepared for their jobs and given every opportunity to extend their skills.

Job Summary & Details

Working as Maintenance Technician you will support Options Barton School and its residential homes on site to maintain buildings and equipment to the high standards set by the company and external regulators. This role will require you to be adaptable and flexible as the jobs dictate your day. You will also have the ability to keep up to date written records alongside liaising with external professionals.

You will be based at Options Barton which is a specialist residential care and education provider. Please note you may be required to work at any of our residential homes in the area which support children and young people with autistic spectrum conditions and associated complex needs.

This role requires a full UK driving licence and is based at Options Barton. The vacancy is offered on a full time, permanent basis working 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pm plus call out. The call out rota covers both Barton and our Adult Autism Service in the local area. 

As the Maintenance Technician, your duties may include:

  • Painting and Decorating of internal rooms and external areas
  • General repair works to damaged fixtures and fittings
  • Basic building works and carpentry repairs
  • Ground maintenance and gardening
  • Basic plumbing repairs and renewals

Have an awareness and empathy with the Service Users for whom the service is provided and to carry out duties mindful of their needs

Key Skills


  • Experience of General Maintenance /DIY
  • Knowledge of working to strict Health and Safety Guidelines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Commitment to completing day to day tasks effectively and timely
  • Hold a full valid UK driving licence and be perpared to drive as part of the job

Please apply online now or call 01652 631280 for Recruitment for further information. 

Please also note, we reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of suitable applications. 

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.