Multi-Skilled Buildings Maintenance Operative

Closing date for application: 14/08/2023 9:00am

Interview date: 17/08/2023

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Location: Horsham, West Sussex

Multi Skilled Buildings Maintenance Operative

 Full Time 40 Hours per week 

Salary from £26,000 depending on experience 

Applications are invited to join our busy Buildings Maintenance team on a full time basis. Reporting to the Building Maintenance Manager you will have hands on practical experience of general maintenance.

You should be comfortable managing high volumes of reactive work such as furniture repairs and minor building maintenance tasks.  You will also be required to assist the team’s skilled maintenance personnel in their work.

Experience is more important than formal qualifications for this role but you must have good written and verbal communication skills; be confident using hand and small power tools and comfortable working at height. Experience with plumbing would be an advantage but is not essential.

Normal working hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 4:30pm although team members are required to work outside of these hours on occasion

All posts are subject to a probationary period of six months.

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.

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.

Applications close at: 9am 14th August 2023

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 17th August 2023

Early application is advised as we may close this vacancy once we have received suitable applications.

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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