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Maintenance Worker - Bank




Priory Cloisters, Monks Lane, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7RN

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type



£9.50 per hour + 13% holiday allowance

Job Advert - Division Information

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Job Advert Location Description

The Cloisters is a 24 bedded open rehabilitation unit, set within a peaceful environment on the edge of Newbury. The unit offers in-patient rehabilitation services to service users who require longer hospital stays than provided in an acute ward, to develop independent living skills prior to moving into community based accommodation.


Job Advert Role Description

This role requires good skills and knowledge in the following:


  • Painting and decorating, filling and minor plastering
  • Plumbing including carrying out water temperature and plant room checks
  • Electrical awareness so that you can become familiar with building electrical safe isolation points and have basic understanding of what contractors are doing when carrying out planned maintenance tasks.  These include the maintenance of access control systems, our CCTV and IT Network – you are not required to do diagnosis and maintenance yourself on these systems.
  • You will have the ability to quickly become familiar with the layout of the building, its utility voids and access to services.
  • You will be experienced in dealing with COSHH substances, H&S rules especially around manual handling and working at heights and have the ability to assess basic tasks and evaluate risk completing risk
  • You will have the ability to carry out a portage roll involving some heavy lifting and desk moves and be competent in manual handling techniques.
  • You will have a good foundation in IT including the use of MS Office and you will also be able to resolve onsite networking (connection of PCs to the network and printers) and PC issues in conjunction with the Priory IT Help desk – these will be limited to simple tasks.
  • You should have a clean full driving licence and be competent in vehicle maintenance checks.
  • You will be a good time keeper and polite with good customer facing experience.
  • Useful skills but not essential:
  • You will have experienced carrying out water and fire checks, being very diligent in that role.
  • Ideally you will used to managing contractors and would have provided site inductions to contractors in the past to ensure that they comply with our safety arrangements on site.
  • Previous grounds maintenance experience, gardening and awareness of various plant and tree habitats – you will be expected to perform gardening and ground maintenance work as part of the role

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.


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.

Job Description