Job Details

Job title:           General Maintenance Worker

Location:          Regional – Shropshire and North Wales area

Hours:              40 hours per week, plus on-call

Salary:             £22,000 - £28,000 per annum

Contract:          Permanent

Are you experience in general maintenance? Could you work in our residential homes keeping our children’s environments safe?

We are looking for an experienced Maintenance Person to join our fantastic team, working regionally but based at our Shifnal School site. As a Maintenance Person, you will support our Residential sites across the Shropshire and North Wales area 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 you will be reacting to anything from door repairs to painting/decorating.

This is a great opportunity for a  Maintenance Person. Your work will be challenging and rewarding in equal measure. Our maintenance team are integral to ensuring our homes are safe as well as look homely. A full UK Driving Licence is required, and you will be provided with a van and the tools necessary to fulfil your role.

Quality is always top of our agenda and we pride ourselves on the quality of what we do. Although you won’t be working with our children directly, we are looking for the right candidate, who shares our vision to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable young people in the UK, to be happy and to make their way in the world. Their environment is a huge part in the way our children behave and progress.

Previous experience in a similar setting is essential, along with a recognised Plumbing and Joinery qualification, the right DIY skills, motivation, and personal qualities are just as important. These roles are ideal for people with skills in maintenance, DIY and health and safety, looking for a new role that makes a real difference to children’s lives and futures.

You will be quality focused, efficient, able to work at pace, and motivated to help us provide a safe, caring environment where every child can thrive.

Bryn Melyn Care is part of the Outcomes First Group, we are determined to allow our employees the opportunity to develop and progress within our organisation. We have structured development pathways available and we actively encourage all staff to achieve their full potential. We have a professional, friendly and supportive culture company wide. We work together with excellence, integrity and respect to continuously allow better futures for the children and young people that call BMC home. 

We strive for every employee here at Bryn Melyn Care to have nothing but pride when working with us and when supporting our Children and Young People.

The benefits:

  • Competitive overtime rates
  • Generous annual leave scheme with enhancements for service
  • Personal Pension
  • Life Assurance (after 12 months service)
  • In-house L&D team offering robust and continuous training
  • 2 week intensive induction and training in First Aid.
  • 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme

About us:

Bryn Melyn Care (BMC) is a leading provider of therapeutic, residential care, independent education and integrated clinical services for children and young people with multiple and complex needs. We deliver a portfolio of specialist services for young people ages 8 – 18+, from crisis and assessment placement, through to long-term placement and preparation for independent living.

At Bryn Melyn Care we are continuously developing services in care and education for children and young people with a range of emotional and behavioural needs (EBD). We have 27 residential homes across Shropshire, North Wales and Powys. Our homes consist of solo bedded homes, multi bedded homes; for up to 2-4 children or young people. We have our own independent Ofsted approved school for our children and young people allowing us to cater to their individual specialist educational needs (SEN).

The Recruitment process:

All applicants are required to complete an application form prior to attending an interview, as part of our commitment to Safer Recruitment. In addition, successful applicants will be required to hold an enhanced plus barred DBS check (which we will pay for). Full employment references are also required and comprehensive background checks completed.

If this sounds like the role for you, please apply now. For additional information, please contact our recruitment team at recruitment@ofgl.co.uk. Or to apply please visit our website at https://www.outcomesfirstgroup.co.uk/vacancies.

We are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All successful applicants will be subject to a fully Enhanced DBS