Maintenance Manager
Ref: CYG07572

  • Location
  • Cygnet Taunton, Orchard Portman, Taunton, TA3 7BQ
  • Salary
  • Up to £30,000 Dependent on experience
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 13/12/2019
  • We are looking for a highly motivated, well organised and capable individual to act as a Maintenance Manager.

    Reporting directly to the General Manager, you will be responsible for the operation and maintenance of all engineering and building maintenance services at Cygnet Hospital Taunton.


    In this Maintenance Manager role you will:

    • Be responsible for the implementation of working practises to ensure safe/efficient operation and maintenance of the hospital and services by the use of professional engineers, technicians and trade staff.
    • Oversee the safe operation at all times of both critical and non-critical engineering building services.
    • Act as the main contact responsible for interaction with departments and carefully planning any shut downs or interruption in-service with user groups.
    • To ensure that security protection is properly operated and maintained.
    • Demonstrate the ability to make complex decisions as you will be required to evaluate options throughout the maintenance process.
    • To be responsible, in conjunction with the Regional Facilities Manager, for negotiating and agreeing contracts for maintenance supplies and contractors. To be responsible for the supervision of external contractors on site as necessary.


    We're looking for people who:

    • Are a motivational leader with a desire to succeed
    • Have previous management experience in a healthcare or service industry setting
    • Can establish credibility with multiple stakeholders
    • Possess strong leadership skills
    • Are proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Have the ability to build consensus and achieve goals through collaboration.


    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • Generous annual entitlement
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Paid DBS
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Training and development opportunities


    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

    Join us!

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides specialist inpatient services for older adults with mental health problems and for men diagnosed with a learning disability. The hospital also provides an acute inpatient admissions service for men over the age of 18.

    The hospital is situated in a rural setting amongst Taunton farmland, within acres of peaceful fields. This quiet and tranquil environment offers great benefit to our service users who are able to walk in the expansive hospital grounds and take in the countryside scenery.

    Taunton town centre offers contrast to the quieter country life with market places, shopping malls and many other entertainment areas such as restaurants, theatres and cinemas.


    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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