Handyman required HMP Erlestoke
Your new company
As the sole agency supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of maintenance trades & support operatives, Hays are looking to recruit a Maintenance Handyman/ person for Erlestoke Prison near Devizes.
Your new role
As part of the Works Department you will be responsible for both reactive repairs and planned and preventative maintenance. Currently the Prison has several refurbishment and general day-to-day maintenance projects underway. As such the prison require general handyperson who can complete general tasks that get called in along with taking tap temperatures, flushing showers and water hygiene.
This is a Temporary Contract to start of with with the potential to apply for a permanent role within the prison service. You must be local to the area, drive and have your own transport.
What you'll need to succeed
The prison is looking for general handyperson with a valid CSCS. Plumbing experience is a desirable but not essential. All applications will be subject to Her Majesties prison vetting process that can take between 4-6 weeks.
Previous experience in a prison/ public sector is not required for this role. The nature of the role requires candidates to be security conscious and able to challenge potential compromises and risks, you will also need to be reliable and consistent, level headed and have exceptional interpersonal skills. Full training on working within a prison is provided by the establishment/ department.
What you'll get in return
Full time hours available on a regular basis with an opportunity for permanent employment with Her Majesties Prison service.
What you need to do now
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