Employment opportunities

Health and Safety Maintenance Manager

Reports to:

Area Manager – Sue Stopa






£32,000 – £38,000, depending on experience

Shift Pattern:

40 hours per week as per rota – generally Monday – Friday but can include evening and weekend cover when necessary

Purpose of the role:

  • To take the lead responsibility in ensuring the organisation is compliant with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.
  • To ensure that there is up to date standards and systems in place to maintain:- Fire Safety, Infection Control, Safe Water Management including Legionella, COSHH, Security, First Aid, Manual Handling, Working at Heights and Asbestos awareness.
  • In addition, to lead a small maintenance team, designating tasks, overseeing work allocation and workload, prioritizing work. To monitor outcomes and quality. Supervise and show leadership and support.
  • To carry out and have understanding of, all designated tasks & duties associated with building maintenance including some basic electrical & plumbing tasks throughout the company as directed in line with the Health & Safety at Work Act.

Please note that this role requires a driver.

Application form

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Section 1 — Introduction

Section 2 — Personal details

Section 3 — Employment history

Please add all employment, explaining any gaps between posts since you finished full time education (beginning with your most recent employer).

Section 4 — Education and training

Please add all educational achievements and qualifications (beginning with your most recent).

Section 5 — Criminal convictions

Section 6 — Right to work

Under Section 8 of the Immigration Act we are required to check all employees are eligible to work within the UK. Please confirm that, if you are offered a position, which of the following documents you would be prepared to supply and allow us to make a copy of for our records.

Note: EEAA = European Economic Area Agreement

Section 7 — References

Please provide details of two referees who can comment on your suitability for the role. If possible, one of these should be your present or most recent employer. Family members are not able to provide references.

Section 8 — Person specification

Please detail how you meet the requirements of the person specification, particularly how you feel you can demonstrate the values of our organisation and your reasons for applying for this position.

This is part of the application form where you can bring to our attention any qualities you believe we should be aware of. Please continue on a separate sheet if necessary.

Section 9 — Special requirements

The organisation wishes to ensure that all candidates have a fair opportunity to show their abilities in the selection process, so that our decisions are based on your ability to do the job and not on any factor that is irrelevant to the post.

To help us to do this, please would you indicate if you need any adjustments for the interview such as:

For further information or to discuss your requirements in confidence please contact the Cavendish Care Human Resources Dept.

Section 10 — Declaration

Please read carefully before signing the application

I hereby authorise you to take up references from my previous employer(s) and my present employer (once the offer of employment has been confirmed in writing). In addition, I hereby authorise you to take up other reference checks and carry out checks on all and any of my qualifications from any establishment or employer as you deem appropriate.

I agree that any offer of employment is subject to satisfactory references, DBS and 6 month probationary period. I confirm that the information supplied by me on this form and all documents required with this application are complete and correct and that any untrue or misleading information will give my employer the right to terminate any employment contract offered to me.

If my application for employment is successful, I agree to undergo a medical examination if this is required to ensure my suitability to carry out my duties and for provision of medical information as part of an occupational health assessment.

If you have any queries or questions about Cavendish Care please do not hesitate to contact us.