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Maintenance/Grounds Person




Quay View School, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 7EX

Priory Group Division

Education & Children's Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£8.91 per hour


37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

An experienced Maintenance / Grounds Person is required to help carry out the reactive day to day maintenance issues within the schools/residential homes and their grounds.

  •  liaising with contractors when on site and ad-hoc requests from management as and when necessary.
  • self motivation and the ability to work with the minimum of supervision,
  • a flexible approach and the ability to prioritise and respond to the changing needs of the homes and schools

 An understanding of the working environment and of young people with special education needs including Autism and BESD would be an advantage but not a requirement. Ideally will have experience in some of the following areas: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, plastering, garden maintenance (qualifications are not essential).

It is essential that you have a full and clean driving licence including your own transport.

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this position and will be applied for once a conditional offer is made.  


What we’d like to give you:

  • A competitive salary
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option



Division DBS info


For all roles we require a minimum of two references.  References provided must cover the last 3 years, for all of our services we will need to request all references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our schools.

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.


Priory Education Services is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and disclosures with the relevant body at an enhanced level. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Education and Children's services will cover the cost of a DBS.


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