Maintenance Operative
Ref: CYG06228

  • Location
  • Devon Lodge, 23a Grange Road, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 2FL
  • Salary
  • £10.00
  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2019
  • Hours - 40 hours p/w

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

    With us, you’ll work in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

    As Maintenance Operative, you’ll help provide a safe & healthy environment for our patients & service users.

    And you’ll have the chance to progress in a caring setting that makes a real difference to people’s lives.

    So if you’re enthusiastic and passionate about what you do, we want to hear from you!


    Your Day-to-Day...



    Provide a comprehensive maintenance & repair service
    Carry out a range of tasks including basic joinery, plumbing, painting & general building work 
    Maintain equipment, services & vehicles
    Comply with safe working practices & report faulty equipment and potential hazards
    Travel to other sites & on occasions be on call to carry out emergency repairs outside of normal working hours
    Check the fire alarm points weekly, including fire exits, door retaining devices & fire emergency lights.


    You are...

    Experienced in a similar role, or have worked in a self-employed capacity in recent years
    Willing to travel & hold a full valid driving licence
    Able to communicate at all levels & record detailed, accurate maintenance information
    Skilled at DIY & general maintenance
    Preferably experienced in the electrical/plumbing/construction industry
    Friendly, conscientious & an excellent team member with a positive attitude.


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    Strong career progression opportunities
    Expert supervision & support
    Employee referral scheme
    Pension scheme
    “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving


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

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

  • Location Information

  • Devon Lodge is a 12 bed specialist residential service for adults with autism and who may present with behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

    Located in Hedge End, Southampton, Devon Lodge has 12 beds; eight in the main house and four in the annexe. The service has plenty of rest and recreation areas, both inside and outside in the large garden. Perimeter fencing and automatic gates provide a safe and secure environment – yet not at the expense of a homely, comfortable atmosphere.

    Person-centred planning is at the heart of everything we do, based on the specific needs of the individuals in our care. We understand that consistency and continuity of care is important for the people we care for.

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