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Maintenance Assistant
Ref: CYG33350

Woking, GU21 2QS
£26,400 per annum
Full Time
Closing date
Sunday 31 December 2023

Cygnet Woking is a private hospital offering a range of mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery.

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Assistant to carry out the day-to-day maintenance on the fabric of the building, its services and grounds in order to ensure that the hospital is maintained in a safe and efficient functional order.

No specific qualifications needed however applicants will need to have a general background of maintenance work i.e. carpentry, plumbing, painting and decorating and ideally be a car driver.

You will work 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 7.30am - 4pm.

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

We are looking for people who have...

  • Previous experience working within a team and on your own in a maintenance / building contractors role.
  • Previous experience of repairing of various equipment and materials, painting, decorating, plumbing, carpentry and basic wiring work.
  • Preferably hold a City & Guilds qualification or equivalent in Carpentry or plumbing.
  • A working knowledge of health and safety requirements and safe working practices.
  • A good practical knowledge in basic plumbing would be an advantage.
  • Fluent in the English Language both verbal and written

 Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities
  • Paid Holiday including 2 extra days annual leave for your birthday and anniversary date
  • Employee NHS - discount savings (Bluelight Card)
  • Free Parking
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Free Private Health Care
  • Free meals on duty
  • For further details on all our benefits, please visit

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

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