Buildings Maintenance Manager

Closing date for application: 15/08/2022 9:00am

Vacancy Type: Full-Time


Christ’s Hospital has an exciting opportunity within our Estates management team following the planned retirement of our Buildings Maintenance Manager early in 2023.

You will be responsible for the management and maintenance of the electrical, mechanical, public health and telephone equipment, services and supply infrastructure serving the estate.  You will manage and maintain the fabric of the building stock and provide a reactive repair service for faults and damages as well as plan refurbishment projects and manage to completion within agreed budgets.  You will ensure all works are undertaken in accordance with relevant statutes, current technical standards and best practice.

You will be qualified for C&G or equivalent in an electrical or mechanical discipline with a strong understanding of buildings related fire safety disciplines.  Ideally you will have a formal qualification in health and safety or be willing to achieve one.  You should have considerable experience in the buildings maintenance or construction industries and experienced in managing diverse trade teams.  Ideally you will have gained experience gained on both domestic and large commercial installations preferably in a School, University, FE College or NHS environment.

Hours of work are 40 hours per week, 8:00 to 4:30 from Monday to Friday.  Accommodation on site may be available and it is anticipated the successful candidate will be available to start work in January 2023.  Salary is c. £50,000 p.a. depending on qualifications and experience.

Other benefits include 23 days holiday increasing with service, plus bank holidays, membership of the Pension Scheme, free on-site parking, and free lunch during term-time and reduced cost membership of the on-site Bluecoat Sports Centre.

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as we aspire to attract staff that match the social and cultural diversity of our diverse pupil body. We consider the most important factor to be the right skills, abilities and attitude for the job which will ultimately improve the well-being and education of the pupils. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Applications should be submitted by 9am on Monday 15th August 2022 to  Interviews will take place at the School w/c 5th September 2022.  We can only accept CVs in conjunction with a School application form.

Christ’s Hospital is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants are required to complete an enhanced disclosure application with the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service).  More details on the disclosure process can be found on

Christ’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunities employer.

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