Maintenance Assistant
Ref: CYG06259


  • Location
  • Cygnet Bury, Buller Street, Bury, BL8 2BS
  • Salary
  • £18,770.40 plus £1,200 PA on Call
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2019
  • Give your career a positive change.

    We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Assistant to provide a comprehensive maintenance, repair, preparing and applying paint to various surfaces, completing touch-ups, and coordinating  painting projects including at the Hospital. No specific qualifications needed however applicants will need to have a general background of maintenance work i.e. carpentry, plumbing and decorating

    Your Day-to-Day...

    40 hours a week and on call cover on rota basis.
     
    • Undertake day-to-day maintenance and planned remedial works to keep plant, services and vehicles in working order, keeping records of call-outs and routine checks as directed.
    • 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
    • Be prepared to be on call on occasions to carry out emergency repair 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
    • 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.

    Location Information

    Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents. Security levels range between medium secure to rehabilitation services.

    Each service user has a bedroom with en suite facilities and a range of communal spaces including a gym, laundry, occupational therapy kitchen, therapy garden and woodland walkways down to the Elton Reservoir. 

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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