Maintenance Plumber in Stradishall, Suffolk, UK

Employer: Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited

Location: Stradishall, Suffolk, UK


Salary: £10.00 - £18.00 per hour

Maintenance Plumber jobs at Highpoint Prison, Stradishall

Qualified Maintenance Plumber
HMP Highpoint, Stradishall near Haverhill.

Overview of the position:
As the sole agency supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of maintenance trades & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit multiple qualified trades with CSCS, including a Qualified (City & Guilds or NVQ Level 2) Maintenance Plumber with CSCS / JIB for Highpoint Prison, Stradishall.

This is a temporary job starting ASAP likely to be turn into a permanent role based on performance.

You must be local to the area and fully qualified.

This long-term temporary contract is based on Monday to Friday 39 hours per week. There could be a rota involved working 1 weekend in every 3 but you will be paid at a higher rate for weekends and bank holidays.

The rate is £15.37 per hour Monday - Friday. This is paid via an umbrella PAYE company. A direct PAYE option is available at a reduced hourly rate.

City & Guilds or NVQ Level 2 in Plumbing. Time served applicants or lower level editions will not be considered.

The prison is looking for a qualified multi-skilled Plumber, ideally with maintenance experience working with PPM systems and Work dockets systems.

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.

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.

Purpose of the Maintenance role:
As part of the Works Department you will be responsible for both reactive repairs and planned and preventative maintenance.

Highpoint Prison has an excellent reputation as busy local prison. They pride themselves in engaging and involving employees working alongside them in the process of change.

This Maintenance Plumber 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.

Security Clearance required:
All applicants will be subject to the HM Prison Service Security Clearance procedure which can take 2-3 weeks, this can include a DBS check. You must hold an in date passport or birth certificate & photo driving licence in your current address. All applicants must be able to provide details of 2 satisfactory references, at least one from an ex-employer.

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