Maintenance Assistant
Ref: CYG35953

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Churchill, SE1 7PW
£13.49 per hour/£28,059 per annum
Full Time
Closing date
Wednesday 15 May 2024

Cygnet Hospital Churchill, located in south London, is a 57 bed inpatient mental health hospital for men

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 must be a car driver.

You will work 40 hours per week Monday to Friday in a hospital setting.

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
  • 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.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities
  • NHS Discount and the Blue Light Card
  • Free Parking
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Subsidised meals on duty
  • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving
  • 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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