Maintenance Assistant
Ref: CYG11765

  • Location
  • Wast Hills Hospital (Autism Service), Wast Hill House, Wast Hills Lane, Kings Norton, Nr Bromsgrove, B38 9ET
  • Salary
  • £9.90 Starting rate - £10.10 post probation
  • Hours
  • 40 hours per week
  • Closing date
  • 14/12/2020
  • Maintenance Assistant

    Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    Located in Kings Norton, Birmingham, Cygnet Wast Hills is an award winning Outstanding CQC rated specialist autism hospital, which provides assessment and treatment people with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs who may also present with behaviours that challenge.

    Hours: 40 hours - 9am to 5pm Will include some weekends to be worked each month.

    We're looking for people who have:

    As a Cygnet Maintenance Assistant you will be responsible for the general maintenance of the unit, its grounds as well as its vehicles. The main job responsibilities are:

    • General maintenance of the unit and be accountable for the maintenance and safe use of equipment
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
    • Compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • At the direction of the Unit Manager, to understand, follow and apply the Company’s Property Manual and its related systems
    • Ensure that Company vehicles are serviced when required and that they are kept clean and tidy
    • Ensure that the grounds are tidy and that external fencing is in a good state of repair

    We provide full training and clear pathways to progress. Training includes:

    • Free Comprehensive induction
    • Leading & Managing in the Workplace
    • Maybo
    • RIVO Training
    • We also cover the cost of your DBS check

    In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:

    • Fully paid comprehensive induction and training for all new starters
    • 28 days annual leave
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Free shuttle bus service to and from the Hospital for staff using public transport
    • Free parking
    • Paid DBS
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Blue light card- NHS discounts- A wide range of offers from categories such as holidays, rail travel, cars, days out, fashion, gifts, insurance, phones and many other items.

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, we would love to hear from you.

    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.


  • Location Information
  • Wast Hills is an independent hospital situated in Kings Norton, Birmingham. It provides assessment and treatment for up to 28 men and women with autism including Asperger syndrome, who are also living with a learning disability and complex needs. The service can also support people who may be detained under the Mental Health Act and those who present with behaviours perceived as challenging or with difficulties with social engagement.Wast Hills Autism Service consists of:Wast Hills House, which provides support for up to 18 people who are living with autism and associated complex needs. Wast Hills Lodge, which is a separate four bed service for people who are living with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism.Wast Hills Annexe, which provides intensive therapy, treatment and support for six people who are living with complex autistic conditions.

  • Job Description
  • Maintenance_General_Assistant_Danshell.docx

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