Senior Maintenance Technician

Status: full time – 37.5 hours per week, including on call rota

Salary: £23,680 - £24,756 per annum, depending on experience, plus on call allowance

Closing Date: 19/01/2023

St Elizabeth Hospice improves life for people in east Suffolk living with a progressive or life-limiting illness. Our work is centred on an individual’s needs, which means specialist support, whenever and wherever it is needed, whether at home, in the community or at the hospice.  Through medicine and therapy we ease pain; we give life purpose and make life liveable.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and multi-skilled Senior Maintenance Technician to join our Facilities Team to provide a high standard and efficient maintenance service for the Hospice, ensuring the safety and security of the buildings, retail units, patients, staff and visitors at all times.

The successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking the general internal and external maintenance of all Hospice premises and grounds, including the hospice’s retail portfolio. In addition they will be responsible for providing mentorship and leadership to Maintenance Technicians as well as organising corporate volunteer groups for the maintenance and garden teams.

 We are looking for someone who has:

  • good all round experience of general maintenance relating to buildings, mechanical and electrical services, decoration, plumbing and gardening
  • a full, clean driving licence in order to travel to retail locations
  • an ability to prioritise workload without supervision
  • excellent interpersonal, communication and social skills
  • relevant qualifications as set out in the Person Specification
  • basic IT skills

Due to the requirement for on-call attendance, applicants should be able to reach the hospice within 30 minutes.  Van and tools are provided.

Discover St Elizabeth Hospice & what it’s like to work with us

The hospice offers a generous holiday allowance, pension and other staff benefits.

For further information on the role please refer to the job description and person specification or contact Glenn Markwell, Maintenance & Compliance Manager

Interview date to be confirmed

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted, and invitation to interview will be sent by email.

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