Maintenance Operative

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(16/11/2023 14:49)
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Rydon Maintenance Ltd (ELFT)


We now have an opportunity for an experienced Fabric Maintenance operative with a plumbing bias to join our repairs and maintenance team on a key NHS site based in Homerton, London. This team delivers a first-class repairs service in partnership with an NHS Trust. The role will entail reactive/responsive repairs, as well as statutory checks on this NHS contract.


Rydon Maintenance is an expanding division of the Rydon Group and is successfully providing facilities management services to a variety of clients, predominantly within the healthcare sector, providing planned, preventative and reactive maintenance. 


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Job Purpose

Rydon is now seeking an experienced Building Fabric Maintenance Operative with sound experience of reactive and planned maintenance within a commercial setting to join our FM healthcare team in Homerton, London.


Rydon provides a planned, preventative and responsive repairs service to this NHS Trust to ensure that the facilities are maintained to an excellent standard. As Fabric Maintenance Operative you will be responsible for maintenance to the buildings fabric where you will get involved with changing/repairing taps, finding leaks and repairing/replacing pipes, easing and adjusting doors, adjusting door closers, lock changing through to completing PPM's (planned preventative maintenance) such as water temperature checks and daily plant checks.


The role provides a very diverse range of activities and as such will provide a great opportunity to use a wide range of skills. It would be beneficial though if you have plumbing repairs and maintenance experience


The role is based on a static site, however, from time to time, you may be asked to attend a couple of other local sites. In this event, you can be provided with a pool van (subject to full vehicle/driving license checks being successfully completed) in order to attend these sites and for the collection of materials as needed. 


What we can offer you;

  • A competitive salary
  • Annual bonus (subject to business performance)
  • An on call allowance and generous overtime rates.
  • 25 days holiday with the ability to purchase up to an additional 5 days.
  • Access to an employee discount scheme which includes a wide-range of special offers and discounts on insurances, lifestyle goods and services.
  • Company pension, life assurance and income protection.
  • Flexible benefits for you to choose from including Critical Illness, DenPlan, Private Medical Insurance, GymFlex and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Health and wellness benefits such as free flu vaccinations, access to an Employee Assistance and Wellbeing Programme, BUPA Health & Wellbeing Plans, access to our Health and Wellbeing portal with an extensive range of advice and resources and much much more
  • Full training, ongoing coaching and support

Normal working hours are 8.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday. You will also participate in an on-call rota system for which you will receive a standby allowance and overtime paid at time and a half or double time depending on day/time of call out. This therefore offers the opportunity to increase your earnings and be involved in additional urgent repairs. 

Experience Required

The successful candidate will have previous building maintenance experience. This experience will ideally have been gained in an NHS environment, though candidates with strong commercial experience will also be considered (ie experience gained in commercial offices, hotels, education etc).


Ideally you will hold a qualification in plumbing however this is not essential and those with time served experience will also be considered. You will also have a knowledge of Health & Safety and safe systems of working. 


You will also need to hold a full UK Driving Licence.


If you have the above experience and have great people skills and are passionate about delivering excellent quality planned, preventative and responsive maintenance then we would 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.  


To apply online, please use the 'apply for this job link' at the top of this page.


Our application process is very straight forward allowing you to apply with a CV (from your Computer or Dropbox), LinkedIn, Facebook or Google+ and should take no more than a few short minutes. 


For more details on our culture and what it’s like to work at Rydon, please click here.


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