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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/07/2021.

Maintenance Operative/ Plumber

Job Reference: 271-A-21-41812

The Children's Trust
£29,000 - £ 32,000 per annum

Maintenance Operative / Plumber

Reporting to: Estates Lead

Salary: £29,000 - £32,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Maintenance Operative / Plumber to join The Children’s Trust.

As part of the maintenance team the role holder will be responsible for carrying out reactive repairs for all mechanical equipment on site as well as carrying out planned maintenance in line with planned maintenance schedules. The role holder will assist in supervision and monitoring of maintenance work carried out by contractors liaising with managers and the helpdesk as required.

The role holder will report into the Estates Lead and is expected to work closely with the other members of the maintenance team and assist in works as and when required to do so, including the provision of services to the Trusts retail outlets. In addition the role holder is expected to participate in an out of hours on call rota to provide out of hours coverage.

You will need to hold a qualification in Plumbing (Domestic or Commercial) as well as sound experience gained in carrying out reactive and planned maintenance work; knowledge of Health & Safety requirements and the ability to communicate effectively with line managers across the site is essential.

You will be a natural and enthusiastic housekeeper working not only as part of a team but also individually. This is a chance for an outstanding candidate to make a significant and lasting difference to the lives of thousands of children and families.

If you would like to discuss the role please contact the Recruitment & Compliance Team on:

Closing deadline: Monday 5th July 2021.

Strictly no agencies please.

As we often receive high levels of applicants for our roles, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are shortlisted for interview. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview on this particular occasion.

The Children’s Trust is the UK’s leading charity for children with acquired brain injury, providing expert rehabilitation, education, therapy and care at our national specialist centre in Tadworth, and to children and their families across the UK, via our Brain Injury Community Service.

Boasting a beautiful 24-acre site in Surrey, we are located just outside of London, close to the M25 (accessible via Junction 8, A217 to Tadworth) and easily accessible via National Rail, by way of: Clapham Junction, Sutton and Epsom.

The work we do is highly rewarding, and in addition to an attractive salary, we offer a valuable range of benefits, including: free on-site parking; subsidised cafeteria; on-site staff accommodation (subject to availability); the ability to retain your NHS pension (where applicable) or the opportunity to join an alternative scheme; and the opportunity to develop and implement your expertise in an environment that is as unusual in its beautiful historic nature, as it is unique in its state-of-the-art facilities.

At The Children’s Trust we recognise how important it is to have leadership that reflects the children, young people and families that we support. We also recognise that staff, comprised of a range of skills, backgrounds and experiences will help us to better understand the needs of those we support, and how we can best represent their interests.

We, therefore, particularly welcome applications from disabled people, individuals from diverse ethnic backgrounds and those from other under-represented groups.

The Children’s Trust is committed to achieving equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) across all levels of the organisation.




This advert for a vacancy with The Children's Trust appears under the authority of Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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