Multi-Skilled Buildings Maintenance Operative

Closing date for application: 12/04/2021 9:00am

Interview date: 15/04/2021

Vacancy Type: Full-Time


Multi Skilled Buildings Maintenance Operative

Permanent, Full Time 40 Hours per week

Salary £22,620 pa + Fire Response allowance of £623 pa

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, ideally gained in a school, university, FE College or NHS environment.

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.

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.

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 Monday 12th April 2021

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 15th April 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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