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Maintenance Assistant

Salary Details:
£10.78 per hour
14 Oct 2021

About The Role

Huntercombe Hospital in Maidenhead is recruiting a part time Maintenance Assistant to join the estates team.  This role will positively promote excellent health and safety standards within and around the hospital, supporting the Head of Support Services to maintain a safe environment for patients in our care. 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensuring the upkeep and maintenance of the Central and surrounding grounds providing an excellent first Impression to all who visit
  • Maintaining the smooth operation and serviceability of all utilities such as heating, lighting, plumbing and non-medical equipment, ensuring the safe and efficient operation of these services to the Hospital
  • Working positively with the Hosptial Manager and Estates Manager to achieve the desired outcomes for longer-term tasks such as refurbishments and the non- day-to-day service elements of the Hospital i.e. redecoration
  • Taking an active role in the monitoring of any risk areas regarding the Hospital operations and security
  • Maintaining the Hosptial as a pleasant, friendly and secure place to live
  • To coordinate all reactive and planned maintenance/ repairs throughout the Hospital
  • Full UK driving licence required
  • On-Call rota to cover 24 hour support, including weekends and Bank Holidays.

To be considered for an interview, you will have previous experience in a property maintenance role, ideally with basic plumbing, electrical or decorating skills and a Full UK Driving licence

You will work 22.5 hours per week on a rota to include on call duties.  We pay £10.78 per hour.

About You

Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding benefits package
•        Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
•        Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
•        2 week’s paid paternity leave
•        Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
•        A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
•        Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
•        Generous Annual Leave entitlement
•        Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
•        The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
•        Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
•        A range of staff discounts
•        Continuing Professional Development (CPD)


We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

For a more detailed job spec please take a look at our Website where you can also read some inspiring stories and find out why working at Huntercombe really sets us apart from the rest on the link here https://huntercombe.com/work-with-us/

About The Company

Huntercombe Group are one the leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospital and centres throughout England and Scotland, delivering wide ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, child and adult mental health services (CAMHS) including eating disorders and social care for children with special needs.
Our aspiration is to nurture the world, one person at a time and that’s why everything we do is designed to provide the best care and recovery for our patients and residents
We’re proud to have recruited some of the most experienced doctors, nurses and therapists in their fields and alongside our supportive stable Management structure we hope that it’s you that can help make a difference to our excellent teams and workforce.