We are now seeking an experienced Senior Multi Skilled Maintenance Operative to join our maintenance team at Goodmayes Hospital in Ilford, Essex.
Rydon Maintenance is an expanding division of the Rydon Group and is successfully providing facilities management services to a variety of clients, predominantly within the healthcare and housing association sectors.
The Rydon group operates throughout England, predominantly in London and the southern counties. We are a dynamic, multi-talented organisation, working across a wide range of construction market sectors within the built environment. Rydon has established a strong reputation for the quality within our new-build and maintenance sectors, creating and improving communities for the benefit of current and future generations. For over 40 years, we've recruited talented and innovative people to build and maintain homes, schools, hospitals, student accommodation and more. We combine a personal touch with outstanding technical expertise to deliver award-winning, quality facilities for local communities with a commitment from people who are passionate about what they do.
As part of the role you will be hands-on in a multi skilled role performing daily maintenance duties as part of our PPM (planned and preventative maintenance) and reactive maintenance programme which might involve some general maintenance works to include changing of light fixtures/light bulbs, carpentry, replacing door handles and locks, painting and decorating, some basic plumbing (changing taps, washers). general wear and tear maintenance (filling of holes/retouching, light plastering).
This position is based at Goodmayes Hospital in Ilford, Essex and is primarily in place to ensure that we deliver a quality maintenance service to our NHS client. There may be some travel to other local NHS sites which may be required on occasion.
In addition to day to day maintenance duties, the preferred candidate will act as focal point for external Sub-Contractors organising and arranging planned maintenance visits where necessary, ensuring health and safety compliance and that works are carried out satisfactorily, within time scales and the site is left clean and safe. You will also co-ordinate site based activities with our contact centre team making sure all jobs are reported and assigned to our in-house team of engineers correctly.
Normal working hours are 8am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday. There is also the participation in an on-call rota system (which offers the opportunity to increase your earnings and be involved in additional urgent repairs).
This is a varied role which combines supervisory and maintenance duties with excellent opportunity for personal growth and development within our growing NHS Maintenance business.
Previous relevant experience in the maintenance of buildings is essential, ideally within the NHS (or for a maintenance contractor providing services to the NHS). Candidates with good commercial experience (schools, hotels, supermarkets etc) that can be translated to the NHS will also be considered.
You should be familiar and competent in managing and maintaining statutory compliance. You will have a good technical knowledge of building services maintenance and of Health & Safety procedures in daily site operation.
Above all, you will have a keen customer service approach, strong interpersonal skills and good IT skills (Microsoft Office Packages such as Word, Outlook and Excel).
If you have this experience, we'd strongly encourage you to apply.
As a well established, progressive company we are committed to attracting and retaining individuals by offering an excellent benefits package that includes a wide range of core and voluntary benefits.
Rydon is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.
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