Property Services

Multi Skilled Maintenance Operative

Full Time Permanent

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We are now seeking an Multi-Skilled Maintenance Operative to join our highly regarded repairs and maintenance team based in the Medway, Kent. Rydon Maintenance provides first-class planned, responsive, lifecycle and cyclical maintenance/repairs services within the healthcare sector. 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. 

We recognise that it’s our people who make Rydon the success it is today and we understand the importance of career development and training. We’re continuously investing in our people and this is what makes us one of the leading employers within the built environment.

Job Purpose

Working in a mobile role this is an excellent opportunity for a Multi Skilled Maintenance Operative to join our highly regarded Maintenance team in Medway, Kent. As part of this varied role you will work as part of a small team to provide planned, preventative and responsive repairs to the buildings fabric, plant, equipment and alarm systems.

You will work across four healthcare sites; Balmoral Gardens, Rochester, Rainham and Lordswood Healthy Living Centres in Medway, Kent. These sites include GP Surgeries, dental surgeries and healthy living centres.

Depending on your exact trade background, maintenance works may 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). In addition to reactive repairs, there will also be some planned, preventative maintenance activities such as temperature checks, emergency light checks and planned upgrade works as part of our ongoing efforts to ensure a safe environment for service users.  

Normal working hours are 8am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday. As you'll be working in a mobile role across our four sites we'll provide you with a company van and fuel card. You'll also participate in an on-call rota system (which offers the opportunity to increase your earnings and be involved in additional urgent repairs).

Experience Required

Previous relevant experience in the maintenance of buildings is essential, ideally within the NHS (or for a maintenance contractor providing services to the NHS). Alternatively, you will have worked for a maintenance contractor providing a planned/reactive maintenance service in a commercial setting (perhaps a hotel, school, supermarkets etc).

You will have the ability to undertake a wide range of general building skills. This could include: carpentry, plastering, basic plumbing and electrical etc Above all you will have excellent customer service skills and be passionate about providing high quality repairs. This is a genuinely diverse role with excellent scope for personal development.

If you have the above skills and experience, we'd strongly encourage you to apply.

Additional Information

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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