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Maintenance Assistant




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

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time




26.25 hours

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a reliable, fit, dynamic and positive maintenance person 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. 

Essential skills and knowledge in the following areas:
• Basic Plumbing including replacement of taps / radiators and clearance /replacement of wastewater pipes inc blocked toilets.
• Painting and decorating, filling and minor plastering
• 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.
• 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.
• Willing to take maintenance calls out of hrs and attend site to rectify problems although this is not a common occurrence and paid as overtime.
• You will be in good health and have the ability to carry out a portage roll involving some heavy lifting and desk moves and be competent in manual handling techniques.
• 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.
• A competent driver with a full licence
• A good timekeeper, polite and 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.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 


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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