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Maintenance Assistant




Penfold Lodge, 8-10 Penfold Road, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 1JN

Priory Group Division

Adult Care

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£8.50 per hour


22.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.


Job Advert Location Description

Penfold lodge provides 24 hour care and support for Adults ages 18-65 with enduring mental illness. The unit is situated in the seaside town of Clacton in Essex.

We offer 18 bedrooms, including seven ensuite, which are arranged in independent living units, each with a shared kitchen, bathroom and lounge.

Job Advert Role Description

The Role:

  • Responding to the needs of the services in respect of preventative maintenance, reactive maintenance and building projects and repairs in all facilities with due regard for the safety of patients, staff and public.
  • Maintaining and keeping the gardens in a good condition.

To be successful as Maintenance Person, you'll need:

  • Use of your own car or van
  • Previous experience in a similar role with a proven track record is required, working in maintenance or building role along with a good understanding of health and safety legislation.
  • You will be able to work as part of a team as well as on your own initiative and follow instructions.

This role includes Twice weekly OnCall (£10 per hour or minimum £10 Callout)

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays ( at commencement of employment)
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free Meals while on duty
  • Carefirst- Employee Assistance Services.
  • Continuous Learning and Development
  • Childcare Vouchers
  •  Career development
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits

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.

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