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Maintenance Lead




Priory Hospital Burgess Hill (D11), Gatehouse Lane, Goddards Green, Hassocks, West Sussex, BN6 9LE

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time



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

Priory Hospital Burgess Hill is located in beautiful West Sussex and offers the opportunity to gain experience across many specialist mental health disciplines including Secure Services, a DBT Locked Rehabilitation service, HDU Services and Acute care.

With a CQC rating of GOOD across all 5 Key Lines of Enquiry, you would be working in a forward thinking hospital supporting our patients recovery alongside a highly skilled and dedicated Multi-Disciplinary Team.

Job Advert Role Description

The Priory Hospital Burgess Hill is currently looking for a Maintenance Lead who is dynamic, self-motivated and flexible, to lead our hospitals Maintenance team as well a perform a variety of other duties.


Our Maintenance team provide a high quality service to our patients through contributing to the delivery of effective and efficient day-to-day maintenance to ensure the safety of our staff, service users and visitors. Working within our Maintenance Team, you will complete weekly reports, undetake specialist plumbing, electrical, and redecoration maintenance, as well as respond to all maintenance requests from around our hospital. Additionally the role will require you to manage your team and perform appraisals, as well as supervise external contractors and assist with all major capital projects.


Due to the nature of the role you will also need to manage, as well as participate in, a rota and our on-call system (for emergancy maintenance).


What do we need from you?


 - NVQ or C&G in a craft trade (carpentry, electrical, plumbing)

 - Good building / maintenance background

 - Awareness of Health and Safety and security regulations

 - Experience working within healthcare or a hospital setting would be beneficial

 - Clean driving licence

 - Basic computer skills

 - A flexible and positive approach to working

 - Common sense approach to work



What can we give you?


 - Private Medical Cover and Life Assurance

 - 25 days annual leave (not including bank holidays)

 - A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

 - Life Assurance

 - Career development

 - Flexible benefits (including preferential rates and access to schemes such as gym membership, IT, private healthcare, shopping discounts)

 - Free meals whilst on duty

 - Free parking on site

Division DBS info

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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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