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Reference

PRI90514

Location

Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Salary

£12.00 ph

Hours

37.5

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Location Description

Priory Hospital Chelmsford is set within a beautiful 19th century Grade II listed building within three acres of private gardens and has excellent transport links. There are regular buses from Chelmsford town centre, the A12 is 5 miles away, and central London can be reached within 40 minutes by train. There is free parking on site.

Since it opened in 1992, Chelmsford hospital has established an excellent reputation for providing high quality treatment for a diverse range of mental health conditions including addictions, and is rated ‘excellent’ by former patients for its excellence, dedication, commitment to individuals, as well as producing outstanding treatment outcomes.

The hospital provides a range of services, offering outstanding opportunities to work across a variety of services such as Adult acute mental health, Specialist Adult Eating Disorders, Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Addictions treatment programmes.

The approachable Senior Management Team is committed to embedding a positive supportive culture, and encourages open and transparent ways of working with local services, stakeholders and regulators.

Job Advert Role Description

Reporting into the Maintenance Manager the Maintenance Assistant is responsible for ensuring the Common Maintenance Standards are maintained, as defined in the General Property Maintenance Guide. To contribute to the delivery of effective, efficient and economical day-to-day maintenance, new and alteration works to ensure the safety of colleagues, service users and visitors and that they experience a pleasant and cared for environment

Responsibilities
 Maintains a well-decorated, safe and comfortable environment throughout the site, in line with quality standards, and follows work processes which comply with statutory regulations.
 Ensures that Priory minimum standards are delivered in all site areas in a timely and efficient manner, as part of a team.
 Identifies and reports damage, faults and other related issues to the Maintenance Manager (and then actions as agreed) to ensure that environmental conditions continue to meet quality standards and statutory regulations.
 Carry out General Maintenance tasks as defined in the Appendix and in the General Property Maintenance Guide.
 Carry out compliance testing (i.e. fire alarms, bed inspections, vehicle checks) as instructed by the Maintenance Manager.
 Responsible for carrying out local maintenance checks set out in the Maintenance Guide & in Priory Group Policy & Procedures.
 Provides a security service, maintaining the security and integrity of the building as well as the safety of its occupants.
 Undertakes regular internal and external patrols of the unit and its grounds, ensuring that all the windows and doors are closed and locked as appropriate to the time of day.
 Deals with any potential acts of disturbance, vandalism or theft within the grounds, reporting these and any other untoward or suspicious incidents to the manager in charge.
 Maintains an accurate record of all incidents and suspicious activities within a log book.
 To be aware of and comply with the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act, (encompassing risk assessments, method statements and Permits to Work), associated acts and subordinate regulations to minimise risk.
 Responsible for ensuring that any attempts at works or projects is within the individuals capabilities and should not expose themselves or others to risk.
 Carry out such other duties relating to the work of the department as required by Management.
 Individuals will not be required, nor should they, carry out any works that require a certification unless they are in possession of an in date and correct certificate

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory 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 and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

Disclosure

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 will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

30/04/2024