Hays Building
Up to £13.62 per hour
05 Oct 2018
02 Nov 2018
Joshua Williams
Job Function
Contractor - Building
Job position
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time

Plumber role in Bicester, Oxfordshire working for HMP Bullingdon Prison.

Your new company
As the sole agency supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of maintenance trades & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit multiple skilled roles within their HMP Bullingdon Prison based in Bicester. This unique role as a plumber will be working within a large prison of over 1000 adult male inmates.

Your new role
The prison is looking for a qualified multi-skilled plumber, ideally with maintenance experience. You will be required to carry out varied duties such as reactive repairs & small planned projects and maintenance. Previous experience in a prison/ public sector is not required for this role but desirable. As part of the Works Department you will be responsible for both reactive repairs and planned and preventative maintenance. The Maintenance role is in a unique working environment with a strong sense of team working. Always in demand, you could benefit from long-term contracts and there is also potential, once trained, to work in other prisons both locally and nationally.

The job involves:

  • Maintain mechanical heating/ventilation plant/ boiler room.
  • Repair and maintain showers, w/h basins, toilets.
  • General plumbing repairs - sinks / taps.
  • Clearing blocked toilets, sink wastes and drains.
  • Quarterly shower head cleaning.
  • Maintain water feature.
  • Maintain suitable and sufficient spare parts.
  • Pipe replacements
  • To undertake and assist with other maintenance as required by the Estates Manager.
  • To undertake a planned programme of maintenance as directed by the Estates Manager.

What you'll need to succeed
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. This is a start ASAP, with ongoing work with a view to go perm. This is likely to be extended further, with the opportunity to apply for permanent position. You must hold a valid Level 3 City & Guilds. Any other qualifications would be a bonus. This Long-term Temporary Contract.
This is a start ASAP, with ongoing work with a view to go perm. This is likely to be extended further, with the opportunity to apply for permanent position. You must be local to the area, have City & Guilds or NVQ Level 2 and CSCS. Welding experience or qualifications would be an asset. This Long-term Temporary Contract is based on Monday to Friday 39 hours per week

What you'll get in return
A competitive rate of pay and the opportunity to go permanent. All tools and uniform is also provided.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

More searches like this