Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Operative

Closing Date: 03/02/2022

                                            Maintenance Manager          Maintenance Operative
Salary:                                
£24,907                                  £19,549
Hours of work: 35 hours per week with some flexibility to cover occasional events and sessions at weekends and in the evening
Contract type: Permanent, full time

Martin House has been caring for babies, children and young people with life-limiting conditions from West, North and East Yorkshire for more than 30 years. Every year we care for more than 420 families at our hospice in Boston Spa, in hospitals and in their own homes. We also support more than 150 bereaved families each year.

We are seeking an experienced Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Operative to join our Facilities Team in supporting the hospice and retail.

Maintenance Manager

You will have experience of
  • contractor management
  • permit to work systems
  • preparing and reviewing risk assessments
  • coordinating work across multiple sites
  • managing a small team
  • document control
  • compliance with health and safety and environmental legislation in relation to facilities management
  • managing planned preventive maintenance as well as reactive maintenance
  • preparing maintenance schedules
  • fleet management
  • managing budgets
Our ideal candidate will
  • be dedicated, compassionate, work in collaboration, be open, honest, flexible, caring and deliver high standards in everything you do
  • want to work in a well-established, award winning hospice, working as part of the multidisciplinary team to support the children, young people and their families from the time of their referral through to end of life care
  • leadership, management and motivational skills when supervising staff and volunteers
  • project planning and management skills
  • good verbal and written communication skills                                                
  • ability to work to a high standard
  • strong organisational skills and ability to work to deadlines on your own or as part of a team
  • a good working knowledge of the statutory regulatory framework and legal requirements relating to facilities management
  • awareness of current health and safety legislation and requirements
  • working knowledge of basic electrics, plumbing, heating etc.
Maintenance Operative

You will have experience of
  • site maintenance
  • working with contractors
  • grounds maintenance
Our ideal candidate will
  • be dedicated, compassionate, work in collaboration, be open, honest, flexible, caring and deliver high standards in everything you do.
  • want to work in a well-established, award winning hospice, working as part of the multidisciplinary team to support the children, young people and their families from the time of their referral through to end of life care
  • have experience of general maintenance work, including basic knowledge of plumbing, electrical and joinery skills
Our benefits include
  • 32 days annual leave plus statutory holidays
  • recognition of NHS pension scheme for candidates who are currently in the scheme (alternative stakeholder pension also offered)
  • free parking
  • occupational sick pay, matching NHS Terms and conditions
  • Employee Assistance Programme
If you want to be part of an exciting new journey within the charity and are seeking a new challenge we would love to hear from you.

Please complete an application form, referring to the job description and person specification or for further information contact Matthew Ward, Head of Estates, on 01937 845045 or by email mward@martinhouse.org.uk.


The closing date for applications is midday on Thursday 3 February 2022. Applications should be emailed to hr@martinhouse.org.uk. Interviews will take place on Thursday 10 February 2022. If you have not heard from us by Tuesday 8 February 2022, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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