Facilities Assistant/Handyman

  • Location
    Rugby, Warwickshire
  • Salary
    £11.38/Hourly
  • Category
    Construction & Property - Labourer
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Construction and Property
  • External Reference
    JN-072021-192394

Our client is currently recruiting for a Facilities Assistant/Handyman to work in their centre to deal effectively and safely with breakdowns and damage to assets etc, the centre is a Prison for people aged 12-18 years old, location Rugby, start ASAP, duration 3 months, the client is recruiting for the role on a permanent basis and there is the opportunity to apply for this, pay £11.38ph, hours Mon-Fri working 37.5 per week. The successful candidate will be required to work 7:30-16:00 Monday to Friday, Monday to Sunday, on call 1 in 6 weeks


**Please note due to the nature of this client if successful you are required to go through a vetting process to secure an Enhanced DBS certificate.**


Purpose of the role;



  • As directed, to maintain and repair (or assist in the maintenance and repair) of assets, building fabric, services and estate

  • To operate planned maintenance procedures for assets etc, effectively and safely within their range of qualifications, training and experience.

  • To deal effectively and safely with breakdowns and damage to assets etc. within their range of qualifications, training and experience as required and by out of hours response where necessary.

  • To assist in the training and development of other maintenance/technical staff involved in site maintenance activities

  • Work effectively with colleagues, partners, national teams and supply chain partners

  • To deliver Fabric and building repairs within their skillset


Size and scope



  • Reporting into the Facilities Co-ordinator

  • A member of the team is committed to engaging and developing staff to build positive and productive relationships with CYP to enable their rehabilitation and reduce reoffending


Key responsibilities;


To undertake individually where competent, or assist more qualified staff in the following areas;



  • Maintenance inspection and repairs to various types of heating, water, ventilation, electrical, mechanical and security etc. equipment and services on site.

  • Maintenance inspection and repairs to various assets, building fabric and estate, e.g. furniture, internal and external fixtures and fittings, grounds, access and parking, etc.

  • Diagnosing faults on all M & E support systems and rectifying where within levels of competence.

  • Following detailed drawings and operational maintenance manuals in order to carry out all planned maintenance, routine inspections and repairs

  • Assisting in development of maintenance routines and procedures and preparing and maintaining relevant technical records.

  • Working with other craft qualified, semi-skilled and non-skilled maintenance staff to develop cross-skilling and cover all levels and aspects of maintenance activities on a teamwork basis.

  • To participate in emergency call out arrangements on a roster basis in respect of the site within the appropriate skill set


If this is the role for you, then apply today! Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Adecco is an equal opportunities provider.

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