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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


Up to £24,900 pa (depending on experience)



Job Advert - Division Information


Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Job Advert Role 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.

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 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 needs).


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?

 - 25 days annual leave (not including bank holidays)

 - A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

 - Access to our Employee assistance programme (EAP)

 - Career development

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

 - Free meals whilst on duty

 - Free parking on site

Division DBS info

About us

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


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 Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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