Kickstart - Trainee Maintenance

Job details
Posting date: 18 November 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 20 February 2022
Location: Sheffield, S137PR
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000361735

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

Four Seasons Healthcare Group Treasury Limited

Our Maintenance team positively promote excellent health and safety standards within and around the home and have a genuine interest in DIY and enthusiasm.

As a trainee you will be working with the team members to develop an understanding and hands on experience of maintaining a safe environment.

As one of the largest healthcare providers in the UK it's important to us to couple great care with meaningful and enjoyable experiences.

As a Trainee Maintenance Person you will be:

Working closely with the team to understand the importance of maintaining the appearance of the Care Home and surrounding grounds ensuring excellent first impressions to all who visit.

Observing and practicing the upkeep of services such as heating, lighting, plumbing and non-medical equipment required for the safe and efficient operation of the Home.

Gaining experience of maintaining the homes exterior ensuring pathways and driveways are clear, unobstructed and safe.
Developing your skills in maintaining the plants, flowerbeds and potted plants and making sure the grassed areas are kept tidy to enhance first impressions.

Working with the team to observe and take part in the essential checks that are required around the home.

Developing skills such as decorating, including painting & wallpapering, minor refurbishment and maintenance within the home
Assisting with the fire and water risk assessments and reviews.

We offer you a great range of benefits, which include:-

Excellent on the job training with a team of mentors

Ongoing development with the potential of a permanent opportunity

Weekly training delivered by our learning partner

Discounts and benefits suited to your lifestyle

Free meals

Free onsite parking

Generous holiday entitlement

Various shifts available

Refer a Friend scheme of £150 (unlimited referrals)

Free uniform

NEST work place pension contributions

Free enhanced DBS check

To succeed you will be:-

Genuinely interested in promoting independence and life style opportunities for older people.

Confident and enthusiastic enough to develop skills in carrying out manual tasks.

Eager to develop your skills and knowledge
Comfortable working with others and happy to engage with different people
A good communicator
Energetic and hard-working
Flexible and adaptable to change

We provide you with excellent learning, development and support opportunities, to equip you with the knowledge and skills to make a real difference in the role.

All interested young people need to be double vaccinated before starting with Four Seasons (they have until 28/02/2022), unless medically exempt.

Example of working pattern is: 4 days on 4 days off - 25hours per week working between 8am to 8pm - to be confirmed with successful candidate


Employability support will be delivered remotely through our Gateway, Learning Curve Group.

They will deliver the NCFE Level 1 Employability Skills Award qualification during the placement, working on the following units:-

Understanding Mindset
Understanding Motivation
Working in a Team
Writing a CV

Kickstarter's will also be given pastoral support throughout their placement by their personal Employability Coach from Learning Curve Group.

During their placement, they will also have the opportunity to complete a vocational Level 2 qualification as supplied by Learning Curve
Group through their Flexible Learning offer.

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