• Based in Taunton
  • Up to 37 hours per week (Full or Part Time)
  • £17,474.86 per annum

Are you an experienced Maintenance Assistant who shares our values and is looking for your next and rewarding challenge? 

In this exciting position you will join our friendly, estates and facilities team to support the delivery of a customer focused and efficient estates maintenance service to St Margaret’s Hospices, shops and subsidiary companies.

The Maintenance Assistant will:

  • provide a confidential, customer focused maintenance service for hospice properties and equipment, as planned and reactive maintenance requirements occur.
  • comply with health and safety regulations, making sure they are safe for patients, staff and visitors.
  • have recent experience and knowledge of daily building maintenance tasks and ongoing repairs
  • have a full driving licence and ability to travel to all our sites and locations in Somerset.

In return we offer a rewarding role in a stimulating and positive working environment, the opportunity to develop new skills, and the satisfaction of supporting the St. Margaret’s team to help make each day count for individuals and families in Somerset.  Some of the benefits we provide include:

  • The opportunity to remain in NHS pension scheme if already contributing (or have been within last 12 months). Alternatively you can join the Hospice pension plan.
  • Free car parking.
  • Confidential free 24 hour Employee Assistance Programme

For more information email Phil Monger, Maintenance Supervisor at [email protected] or Lynn Tanswell, Head of Estates at [email protected]

Closing date: 2 June 2019

Interview date: 13 June 2019

How to apply

Please click the links below to download a Job Description, Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form:

Job Description

Application Pack

Diversity Monitoring Form

Alternatively, please contact our 24 hour recruitment line on (01823) 365627

or e-mail: [email protected].

Please return your completed Application Pack and Diversity Monitoring Form either to the email address above, or post to: HR Department, St. Margaret’s Hospice, Heron Drive, Bishop's Hull, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5HA.

Applicants are strongly advised to read the following documents before applying:

Guidlines for Applicants

Employee Handbook

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