Maintenance Operative (Routine Building Inspections)

Closing date for application: 30/11/2021 9:00am

Interview date: 07/12/2021

Vacancy Type: Full-Time


Maintenance Operative (Routine Building Inspections)

Permanent Full Time 40 Hours per week

Salary £20,026 pa plus Fire Response Allowance £636 pa

As part of our risk management strategy, we are looking to recruit a Maintenance Operative to undertake regular inspections of the School’s emergency lighting systems, fire extinguishers, fire doors and final exit doors.

Working within the buildings maintenance department the post holder will be the sole member responsible for these inspections and will be expected to work alone at most times.

The post holder is also required to be an active member of our fire response team attending fire alarms as necessary.

The successful candidate will work on their own initiative, be literate, numerate, and accurate in the completion of written records. You should be comfortable working as part of a team as on occasion the post holder is required to provide assistance to other trade team members.

Experience of working in a school / college/ hospital environment would be advantageous as is a willingness to undertake training.

Normal working hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 4:30pm with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break.

Benefits include 6.2 weeks holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) per annum (some to be taken at Christmas closedown), a stakeholder pension scheme for eligible staff, free on-site parking, free lunch when pupils on site and uniform. Although there is a local train station own transport would be beneficial. All posts are subject to a probationary period of six months.

Please note among other pre-employment checks, successful candidates will require an enhanced DBS check. This is a check for cautions, warnings, reprimands and convictions (including spent convictions) and a search of the DBS Children’s Barred List which ensures that a candidate is not barred from working with vulnerable groups.

For further information, including the Job Description/ Person Specification, and to apply please download and complete an application form from our website: We are not able to accept CVs alone and may not respond to such applications. We prefer to receive applications by email to

Applications close at: 9am on 30th November 2021

Interviews will be held in school on Tuesday 7th December 2021

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

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