Electrician needed, HMP Leyhill, Long term temporary work with the opportunity to go permanent
Your new company
HMP Leyhill is an open Adult male prison. As the sole agency supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of security & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit an Electrician to join the Works and Maintenance team.
As part of the Works Department you will be responsible for both reactive repairs and planned and preventative maintenance. HMP Leyhill pride themselves in engaging and involving employees working alongside them in the process of change. 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. You must be local to the prison or have your own transport.
Your new role
You will be a qualified electrician ideally with maintenance experience. You will be required to carry out varied duties such as reactive repairs & rewires along with small planned projects and maintenance. 17th Edition and a valid CSCS. Time served applicants or lower level editions will not be considered.
Full time hours, Monday to Friday and we may also require you to be on call out of hours.
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
A competitive rate of pay and the opportunity to go permanent.
What you need to do now
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