|Verein:||Deutsches Rotes Kreuz in Hessen Volunta gGmbH|
|Projekt:||Altenhilfeeinrichtung, German Aged Care Specialists - Bereich: Maintenance,|
|Laufzeit:||01.08.2013 - 31.07.2014|
|Sprache im Projekt:||Englisch / Deutsch|
The ideal applicant for the position in Maintenance should have experience in a trade, gardening and an interest in working with their hands. Ideally s/he would be over 21 and have a current drivers licence (you will need to be able to drive a manual car).
You will be supplied with a complete uniform in this role including safety boots.
This position would most likely be more suited to a male as you will be working closely with a group of men in the maintenance team. You must be prepared to do cleaning jobs such as sweeping, removing spider webs and general cleaning around the exterior of the home to make it look immaculate and well cared for. You will be expected to do gardening jobs such as mowing, raking, weeding, trimming, mulching, etc. Cleaning windows, bird cages and TTHA vehicles.
You will work closely together with the men in the maintenance team and you will be able to learn a lot from these experienced trades men. Ideally – you will be able to run with small projects unsupervised and see them through to completion.
The Maintenance team is responsible for capital improvements such as renovating apartments for new residents, repair work such as changing light bulbs, patching holes in the plaster walls, hanging pictures, pumping the tyres in the wheel chairs ....
There is a maintenance “book“ (spread sheet) accessible by all computers around the facility in which an employee or resident can write things that need to be done by maintenance and a maintenance employee or volunteer will cross them off when they are completed.
This can be a very rewarding position as you can see results at the end of your hard work!