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Maintenance Team Leader




Priory Hospital Southampton, Marchwood Park, Marchwood, Southampton, SO40 4DA

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£18,720 pa



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The Priory Hospital, Southampton, is a 40 bedded hospital, providing acute mental health services to both Adolescents and adults. We provide treatment packages for people who have mental health problems; issues with addictions and eating disorders.

We are looking for a reliable building Maintenance Team Leader of a 3 person maintenance team who is also competent to carry out driving tasks and work on occasion independently at other local sites. This provides an excellent opportunity to join the Priory Hospital Service Team in Marchwood, Southampton.

• This role is required Mon - Thurs 7.5hrs per day – 30hrs per week 
• Salary - £12ph

This role requires good skills and knowledge in the following areas:


• Painting and decorating, filling and minor plastering
• Basic Plumbing including replacement of taps / radiators and clearance /replacement of waste water pipes inc blocked toilets.
• 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 Networks – you may be required to do some limited 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. You should have the ability to assess basic tasks and evaluate risk completing risk assessments.
• You will be willing to take maintenance calls out of hrs and try to resolve issues over the phone although this is not a common occurrence and may volunteer to return to work and resolve the issue (paid as overtime).
• 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 knowledge of 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 Helpdesk – 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.
• 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.
Useful skills but not essential: 
• You will have experienced carrying out water and fire checks, being very diligent in that role.
• 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.
Our benefits are flexible and tailored to each individual staff. Some of the benefits we offer you include;
• A competitive salary
• Up to 25 days annual leave plus Bank holidays
• Birthday Leave 
• Continuing Professional Development opportunities 
• Pension scheme with a Priory contribution
• Your Priory, Your Benefits + - Our shopping discount site where you’ll find great offers for online and in-store shopping, negotiated specially for everyone who works at the Priory Group.
• Enhanced Maternity pay in line with NHS.

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Services. Further information can be obtained from Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer. For more information please e-mail Julie Diggens, HR Advisor on

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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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