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The Priory Hospital Enfield, 15 Church Street, Edmonton, London, N9 9DY

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£22,000 pro-rata



Job Advert Role Description


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Knowing that you’re making a difference in people’s lives is rewarding in itself. Our roles offer much more than that with lots of opportuntities in training to support you to grow in your career pathway.


Priory Enfield Hospital is a 53-bed mental health hospital in North London with good commuting access to/from London. The hospital has a full care pathway, including one ward offering acute services for males and females and medium and low secure wards for males across three wards.

As a Maintenance Assistant, your primary duty will be to ensure that our patients and service users are within a hospital that is a safe environment for them that adheres to health and safety standards. You will need to work closely with the Maintenance Manager to ensure that all fixtures and fittings are in excellent condition and equipment is regularly serviced.

Duties will include:

•           Ensuring the hospital is maintained as a safe and secure place for patients and service users to be within

•           Work on the environmental plan  to carry out local painting with the site

•           Log and record environmental faults, as well put faulty equipment out of use and make areas safe as required

•           Maintaining the hospital grounds to ensure they are in excellent condition at all times

•           Carry out routine health and safety checks and tests

•           Work closely with the Maintenance Manager on long term maintenance plans

•           Check and repair fixtures and fittings that may include lighting and heating


•           To have a proactive approach in the identification/resolution of defects.

•           Experience of general painting/redecoration works

•           Awareness of general plumbing including carrying out water temperature checks and plant room checks

•           Electrical awareness so that you can become familiar with the hospital's electrical safe isolation points

•           Experience of carrrying out fire safety checks ensuring all paperwork is completed,

•           Have a basic undertanding of what contractors are doing when carrying out planned maintenance tasks.

•           The ability to become familiar with the building layout and access to services

•           Experience of dealing with COSHH substances and the Health & Safety rules around these substances

•           Be competent in Manual Handling techniques

•           Have good IT skills and be able to resolve any local IT issues (connecting PC's/networks & Printers)

•           Good time keeper and good customer service skills.

•           May be required to work alone and follow lone working procedures.

•           Experience in managing contractors whilst on site, ensuring they are inducted and comply to the sites Health & Safety Arrangements.

•           Work as part of the on-call rota with the Maintenance Team


•           Hold a full clean driving licence

•           Drive hospital vechicle

•           Arranging Servicing and MoT of Pool Car

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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