Facilities Technician

£19,052 - £20,446 + £500 call out Allowance

North Lincolnshire

If you really want to make your mark in a rapidly growing business that is committed to improving the lives of children and vulnerable adults, we have the role for you!

We’re looking for a Facilities Technician to join our team with sites based in the North Lincolnshire region.  Someone with previous experience as a Facilities Technician would be perfect for this role.

About the Group:

We are part of Options for Autism.  The adult division provides a wide range of support and care to over 200 adults with autism, learning disabilities and associated other health and support needs nationally, with more homes opening in 2020.

Our vision is to build incredible futures by empowering vulnerable people in the UK to be happy and to make their way in the world. Every day we improve the lives of thousands of children, adults, their families and communities through a relentless focus on caring and learning, we are seeking someone who shares our vision.

Our Options for Autism team North currently have opportunities based from various sites across the North Lincolnshire region within commuting distance of Winterton, Scunthorpe, Doncaster, Crowle, Gainsborough, Grimsby & Cleethorpes, Immingham, Killingholme, Hull, Hessle, and surrounding areas.

About the role

As a Facilities Technician you would be responsible for maintaining buildings, grounds, equipment and plant to high standards set by the company and external regulators.   This role covers our 4 services based in Roxby, Dragonby (near Scunthorpe), Broughton and Barton upon Humber.

Following a thorough induction and training programme, your duties would include:

  • To support the Facilities Team in operating the day to day response and planned maintenance, refurbishment tasks and repairs to each service.
  • To operate a planned system of general maintenance and repairs including decorating
  • Health and Safety procedures i.e. Fire Drills, Heating & Water Checks, Site Walks, Building and Grounds inspection.
  • Liaise with External Contractors, Suppliers, Managers, Staff Members politely and courteously
  • An awareness and empathy for the Service Users we support and to carry out duties being mindful of their needs

Following set working hours – Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm this role equates to 40 hours per week.  In addition, you will be expected to take part in the on-call rota outside your working hours and weekends.  Further details regarding the on-call rota can be discussed at interview.

Our paid induction and training programme is a mix of virtual learning, knowledge centre and classroom based – Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm for two/three weeks.  Full attendance is required. 

Essential criteria

  • Experience of General Maintenance, working to strict Health & Safety Guidelines and keeping within set budget requirements
  • Experience of working on an on call rota
  • Knowledge of COSHH Regulations
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A flexible, can-do positive attitude
  • Full valid UK driving licence

Why work for us

A few reasons we think it’s a great place to work: 

  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
  • Pension
  • Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of young people and make a positive difference
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other
  • No two days are ever the same

Please apply online now or call 01724 733777 for further information.

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.



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