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Semi Skilled Maintenance Operative

Posted 18 days ago by Sodexo
Location Morpeth Job Type Permanent
Salary £25000 - £25000 Sector Miscellaneous

HMP Northumberland are currently recruiting for a Semi Skilled Maintenance Operative to carry out maintenance and repairs to ensure the safe and efficient running of the establishment. 

Sodexo Justice aims to change lives for the better by reducing reoffending and improving the quality of life for those under our supervision and in our care. We deliver safe, effective and innovative custodial and community rehabilitation services that challenge offending behaviour, protect the public and offer individuals the opportunity to change their lives for the better. We deliver the total operation of five prisons within the UK and own six Community Rehabilitation Companies in partnership with crime reduction charity Nacro.

Package description

£25,000 per annum 

Excellent benefits including season ticket loans, free meals, free parking, subsidised gym membership, group discount schemes, pension and 28 days holiday.

For more information on Sodexo Careers and Sodexo Justice please visit Sodexo Careers and Careers in Justice

Main responsibilities
  • Carry out all maintenance repairs, planned preventative facilities tasks and project work as directed in order to ensure that operational support is provided to the establishment at all times.
  • To ensure that all works are undertaken in a safe manner in accordance with good practice and current legislation.
  • Be familiar with, and adhere to, tool management procedures as laid down in the Local Security Strategy.
  • To undertake project work as directed by the Deputy Facilities manager.
  • Supervise prisoner working parties, where applicable.
  • To communicate effectively and work productively with all other staff.
  • All work to be carried out to the relevant trade standards
  • Ensure Health and Safety policies are adhered to at all times.
  • Undertake duties, as required, that contribute to the effective operation of the prison.
  • To work in accordance with all Sodexo policies and procedures.
Ideal candidate

Essential

  • Understanding of safety rules
  • Understanding of health and safety regulations
  • Excellent time management
  • Efficiency and discretion

Desirable

  • Previous experience in a similar role
About the company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

Sodexo Justice aims to change lives for the better by reducing reoffending and improving the quality of life for those under our supervision and in our care. We deliver safe, effective and innovative custodial and community rehabilitation services that challenge offending behaviour, protect the public and offer individuals the opportunity to change their lives for the better. We deliver the total operation of five prisons within the UK and own six Community Rehabilitation Companies in partnership with crime reduction charity Nacro.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

Please note all roles within Sodexo Justice are subject to security and recruitment checks which may include a Social Media Check. You will also be asked to provide 3 years’ worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC.