Maintenance Operative

The Hamlet , Hornbeam Park, Harrogate, HG2 8RE
The Hamlet , Hornbeam Park, Harrogate HG2 8RE
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Shift Type
Shift Structure
37.5 hours per week
Closing Date

Maintenance Operative

Full time/Permanent – 37.5hrs – £22k per annum 

Covering our Yorkshire Care Homes

About us

Orchard Care Homes has a strong reputation in the care industry for running and managing care homes across the UK. We have over 15 years of experience, running 23 care homes across the North and Midlands. We are on a transformative journey, with 100% CQC good, rated homes and care based on individual outcomes.

To provide a comprehensive maintenance service to all Orchard Care Homes within your specified region. Communicating and interacting with all employees and residents ensuring that your cluster of Orchard Care Homes are kept in good condition both inside and out.

Job Role:

To provide regional maintenance service across several Care Homes. This includes:

  • Carry out repairs and redecoration to the Orchard Portfolio
  • Maintain all records, checklists and documentation for each home.
  • Escalating any issues to the Home Manager and/or Maintenance Manager

About You:

  • You will ideally have a trade background, time served or with suitable qualification
  • Numeric and good record keeping skills.
  • IT literate – use of email, App based technologies
  • Clean driving licence, with flexibility to travel.
  • Health and Safety knowledge.
  • Approachable and friendly, able to work as part of a team.
  • Experience of cyclical maintenance including regulatory checks

What We Offer in Return

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Employer Pension contributions
  • Full funded company van
  • Excellent training and progression opportunities, from day one, with career pathways to enable you to grow and develop.
  • Recognition schemes, such as ‘Making a Difference’ recognising our dedicated staff team
  • Free Uniform and car parking
  • Paid for Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS)
  • Access to our Discounts and wellbeing support through My Orchard.


At Orchard Care Homes, we value our employees. Click here to find out more about our wide range of benefits.
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