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Water Hygiene Technician
Leeds, LS12 6DB
Care home
Head Office - Estates
£25,000 to £26,000 per Annum
Full Time

About the Role

Salary: Upto £26,000 depending on experience

We are currently for a  Water Hygiene Technician to join our Estates team here At Maria Mallaband Care Group. This is an exciting new opportunity covering our North region.

The successful candidate will assist in the delivery of an effective national water hygiene service to ensure MMCG meets its statutory responsibilities and provides safe working environments for the residents, employees and those affected by our undertaking.

Key Responsibilities

  • Annual TMV’s servicing to ensure they fail safe if the cold water supply is interrupted.
  • To remove, inspect, clean, descale, and disinfect and strainers or filters associated with the TMV’s
  • To work with MMCG colleagues to ensure laid-down standards of quality are maintained at all times.
  • Check monthly tap temperature checks undertaken by Maintenance Operatives
  • Visit allocated Care Homes annually.
  • To ensure correct paperwork is completed during site visits and all faults reported to the Property Manager/ your line manager within 24 hrs.
  • Ensure compliance with water regulations are adhered to, reporting all non-compliance.
  • Undertake any additional relevant works as required by the Property Manager/ Your line manager.
  • Undertake Water Logbook audit and advise Maintenance Operatives
  • To work with MMCG colleagues to ensure laid-down standards of quality are maintained at all times.
  • To represent the company in a professional manner at all times and develop a good working relationship with Maintenance Operatives (MO’s) and the Care Home staff at all times.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Previous experience as a Water Hygiene Technician. Plumber or similar
  • Legionella awareness and appropriate qualification
  • Full driving licence (transport provided)
  • Qualification in risk management would be an advantage
  • Ability to work safely whether alone or as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexibility for overnight stays and working hours


  • Simply Health – company funded, providing cashback for prescriptions, optical and dental costs 24/7 virtual GP access plus more for you and up to 4 children* 
  • Benefits platform – discounts across multiple retailers, leisure providers, hospitality etc. 
  • Pension Scheme with Royal London 
  • Flexible working patterns 
  • Cycle to work scheme** 
  • Service recognition 
  • Training support and development opportunities 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Wellbeing support 
  • Discounted gym membership 
  • 25 days holiday with the option to purchase more

*Benefits require completion of a 12-week probationary period before they can be accessed. 

**Benefit subject to deduction not taking colleague below National Living Wage 

About us

We’re among the UK’s largest independent care providers, employing thousands of staff in over 80 homes across the country.

Investment in new technology and services is key to our reputation for high-quality care provision, as is our commitment to staff training programmes and our emphasis on progressive career paths.

Our vision is to be the best quality, most highly regarded Care Provider in the United Kingdom, and an employer of choice for care workers.

We truly understand…

That people are unique - this means everyone we care for is one of a kind, so we surround ourselves in their stories and we celebrate their individuality.

The importance of passion - it fills every one of us, it fuels our devotion for the people we care for, and it makes our homes happier.

That honesty is everything - no-one wants to think about the time when a loved one needs care, but we’ll be here to help when that time comes.

That happiness comes with openness - we proactively support new friendships, new discoveries and better ways of living as our residents enter the next chapter in their lives.

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