Electrician required at HMP Styal, temporary to permanent contract, 39 hours per week
Your new company
You will be working at HMP Styal for a facilities management and maintenance company. This company ensures that all maintenance projects throughout the prison are completed to a high standard. HMP Styal is a female only prison in Wilmslow.
Your new role
Your new job will be a 6 month temporary role with the view of potentially turning permanent. You will be carrying out reactive and planned electrical maintenance throughout the prison, which will include changing light bulbs, rewiring, and troubleshooting any problems that may arise. You may also be asked to carry out other maintenance jobs that are not electrical. All of your tools will be provided by the prison. You will also be asked to work a weekend shift either one in 3 or one in 4 (this could include on call shifts.)
What you'll need to succeed
4 year minimum apprenticeship/qualification period, 17th edition and it would be beneficial to have your test and inspect. You will need to be able to pass an enhanced vetting procedure to be considered for this role
Along with the relevant qualifications, you need to be security conscious, able to challenge potential compromises and risk and be reliable. To be successful for this role, you will need to pass DBS clearance (organised by Hays) and also Prison Clearance.
To apply for the DBS, you must hold a valid passport or Birth Certificate and photo valid driving licence in your current address, proof of National Insurance and proof of address dated within the last 3 months.
What you'll get in return
You will be paid £15.29, Umbrella or £14.51, PAYE, per hour, plus any overtime rates. This will be paid on a weekly basis. There is a chance you could be offered a permanent position if you impress the site managers. Any weekend work is paid on a higher rate, which is 1.25x for your Saturday and 1.33x for your Sunday. If being on call is needed, it's £115 for the week.