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Maintenance Assistant

Reference

PRI49735

Location

The Ayr Clinic, Dalmellington Road, Ayr, KA6 6PT

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£18,027

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Location Description

The Ayr Clinic is made up of a well-established 36 bedded low secure hospital, and an 8 bedded specialised step-down facility for men and women with mental illness and/or personality disorder. The Ayr Clinic is situated in the coastal town of Ayr in West Central Scotland.    

Job Advert Role Description

Maintains a well decorated, safe and comfortable environment throughout the site, in line with quality standards, and follows work processes which comply with statutory regulations.

• Ensures that Priory minimum standards are delivered in all site areas in a timely and efficient manner, as part of a team.

• Identifies and reports damage, faults and other related issues to the Maintenance 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 Maintenance 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.

• 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.

The role holder will be required to have physical stamina, but will generally work in a pleasant and stable working environment. The problems faced by patients may present difficult and challenging situations, which may heighten the sensory and emotional demands of the job.

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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.

Disclosure

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.

Closing Date

30/06/2021