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Priory Hospital Suttons Manor, London Road, Stapleford Tawney, Romford, Essex, RM4 1BF

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£26,400 pro rata



Job Advert - Division Information

Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

About Us:

Suttons Manor is a specialist low secure forensic service for men who are over the age of 50. Care is provided over two wards, both of which are 13 bedded male units and offer an age appropriate environment for those who also have a mental health/personality disorder and/or dementia, in need of physical health care needs.
The hospital is set in its own attractive grounds of over 9 acres near the town of Romford in Essex. Convenient access is provided by the M25, and the nearby underground station at Theydon Bois, which is on the Central Line, or rail station at Romford


Job Advert Location Description

Outline of the Role:

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 vehicle
• Arranging Servicing and MOT of Pool Car


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