Maintenance Assistant
Ref: CYG08476


  • Location
  • Cygnet Blackheath, 80-82 Blackheath Hill, Blackheath, London SE10 8AD
  • Salary
  • £21,000 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 06/03/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    Cygnet Hospital Blackheath provides inpatient low secure and PICU services for men with a mental health illness and Cygnet Lodge Lewisham is our high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service providing care for up to 17 men.

    We are currently recruiting for a  full time Maintenance Assistant to provide a comprehensive maintenance, repair and gardening and cleaning service at the two sites. No specific qualifications needed however applicants will needs to have a general background of maintenance work i.e. carpentry, plumbing and decorating.

    Your Day-to-Day...

    • 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
    • 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
    • Paid DBS
    • 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.

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