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Maintenance Assistant




Burton Park, Warwick Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0RD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£17,600 per annum, DOE



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Burton Park is part of the Priory Brain Injury care pathway, which boasts extensive Brain Injury Services offered across 13 sites throughout the UK. 

Priory Brain Injury Services (PBIS) provide highly specialised treatment programmes for people with acquired brain injury (ABI) grounded on national guidance and research; from acute medical rehabilitation and neurobehavioural rehabilitation through to long-term continuing care. 

The diversity of our services allows a seamless care pathway for our patients as their rehabilitation needs change. Priory's Brain Injury Services is focused on using data to inform best practice, individualise care plans and measure patient outcomes

PBIS has been successfully delivering neurobehavioural rehabilitation and making a positive difference to people’s lives since 1985 to people with ABI, whose challenging behaviour prevents attainment of their maximum rehabilitation potential and personal autonomy. 

Burton Park is a 50 bedded inpatient specialist neuro-rehabilitation service for treating and discharging people with complex neuropsychiatric needs.  The site is split across 3 units:

•  Warwick Lodge is currently undergoing a full refurbishment and is due to open in June 2018. It will specialise in providing support and care for people living with Huntington’s Disease.
•  Cleves Lodge specialise in ABI (including slow stream rehabilitation) and neurobehavioural disability
•  Dalby Unit - Female only unit, specialising in ABI or Progressive Neurological Conditions

Burton Park employs the full multidisciplinary range of services to provide rehabilitation and/or stabilisation of mood and behaviour. We provide individual treatment programmes with time-lined goals and objectives to support the resident to achieve optimum rehabilitation or behaviour stabilisation, to achieve their potential and to work towards successful, sustainable discharge.


Reporting into the Site Services Manager you will be responsible for ensuring the Common Maintenance Standards are maintained, as defined in the General Property Maintenance Guide. You will proactively contribute to the delivery of effective, efficient and economical day-to-day maintenance, new and alteration works to ensure the safety of colleagues, service users and visitors and that they experience a pleasant and cared for environment, together with managing compliance by completing statutory inspections recording findings through data entry and analysis using Excel, Word and Outlook. 

Experience required:
• Full Clean UK Driving Licence.
• Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook. 
• Previous working knowledge of a maintenance planning systems would be an advantage but not an essential. 
• Previous working knowledge of Statutory Compliance, would be an advantage but not a requirement. 
• Ability to take meter, temperature readings and complete equipment inspections.
• Broad and demonstrable administrative experience and good organisational skills. 
• Be able to produce good standard KPI's on a weekly/monthly basis 
• Fluent in English

Key Responsibilities:
• Maintaining the maintenance site compliance Evidence folders.
• Completing statutory inspections which need to be completed weekly, monthly or biannually. 
• Monitor and implement changes in documentation and process, provided by The Group’s Central Health & Safety Department.
• Monitor & update maintenance reactive works tracker. 
• Liaise and provide on-site supervise with Contractors ensuring provision of project quotations and associated RAMMS.
• Identifies and reports damage, faults and other related issues to the Maintenance Technician or Site Services Manager (and then actions as agreed) to ensure that environmental conditions continue to meet quality standards and statutory regulations. 
• Carry out General Maintenance tasks as defined in the Appendix and in the General Property Maintenance Guide. 
• Carry out compliance testing (i.e. fire alarms, bed inspections, vehicle checks) as instructed by the Site Services Manager. 
• Responsible for carrying out local maintenance checks set out in the Maintenance Guide & in Priory Group Policy & Procedures. 
• Provides a security service, maintaining the security and integrity of the building as well as the safety of its occupants. 
• Undertakes regular internal and external patrols of the unit and its grounds, ensuring that all the windows and doors are closed and locked as appropriate to the time of day. 
• Deals with any potential acts of disturbance, vandalism or theft within the grounds, reporting these and any other untoward or suspicious incidents to the manager in charge. 
• Maintains an accurate record of all incidents and suspicious activities within a log book. 
• To be aware of and comply with the requirements of the Health & Safety at Work Act, (encompassing risk assessments, method statements and Permits to Work), associated acts and subordinate regulations to minimise risk. 
• Responsible for ensuring that any attempts at works or projects is within the individuals capabilities and should not expose themselves or others to risk. 
• Carry out such other duties relating to the work of the department as required by Management. 
• The role will also entail transporting patients, staff and other visitors to and from a variety of locations, in order to assist with the operation of the Priory unit. Ensuring that the journey is completed in a safe and timely manner.
• You will need to make sure the unit vehicles are cleaned regularly and that any damage or faults are dealt with immediately.

Please note - Individuals will not be required, nor should they, carry out any works that require a certification unless they are in possession of an in date and correct certificate. 

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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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