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Maintenance Manager
Ref: CYG35974

Colchester, CO4 5HF
£34,650 per year
Full Time
Closing date
Thursday 23 May 2024

Cygnet have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

With us, you’ll work in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

As a Maintenance Manager, you’ll be responsible in helping to provide a safe & healthy environment for our patients & service users. 

And you’ll have the chance to progress in a caring setting that makes a real difference to people’s lives. 

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

So if you’re passionate about what you do, we want to hear from you! 

Your Day-to-Day...

You’ll be working Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:00pm (37.5) hours a week in a hospital that supports individuals with Mental health, personality disorders, Autism and Learning disabilities.

  • Performing on site repairs
  • Controlling and monitoring inventory
  • Management of the on-site maintenance team.
  • Day to day delegation of tasks
  • Organising chaperones for contractors
  • Conducting site inspections and identifying areas requiring extra maintenance work
  • Maintaining the onsite reactive job tracker, ensuring all parties are updated
  • Ensuring all planned preventive maintenance is completed for site, ensuring compliance at all times
  • Effectively manage the performance of the external contractors providing hard and soft facilities management services (Including Planned preventative maintenance, small works & capital projects, security, pest control, grounds and garden maintenance, window cleaning, waste management) to Cygnet Hospital Colchester.  
  • To support the General Manager by participating in things such as H&S risk assessment audits.
  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s legal duties under Construction & Design Management Act 1994, Fire precautions Act, Health and Safety at work act, RIDDOR, COSHH, Water regulations, Workplaces (health and safety and welfare) regulations 1992, Control of asbestos regulations, Electricity at work, Lifts and other
  • The post holder will support the General manger in his/ her role as lead Emergency planning liaison officer in the development and co-ordination of all aspects of major incident and emergency planning for the Hospital.  The post holder will also facilitate and support the Company’s response to major incidents and emergencies.


You are... 

  • Experienced in onsite maintenance with a technical understanding of electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Willing to travel & hold a full valid driving licence
  • Able to communicate at all levels & record detailed, accurate maintenance information 
  • Experienced in the management of teams.


Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities 
  • 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.

Ready to make a positive change? 

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