Maintenance Plumber, HMP Eastwood Park, Full time, Temporary with the opportunity to go permanent
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Her majesty's prison Eastwood Park is a female closed prison, based in Gloucestershire. It was previously a male young offender's detention centre, until it was refurbished in 1996 and changed to a female only prison.
Your new role
An exciting temporary contract opportunity has arisen working within the prison sector at H.M.P Eastwood Park. We are seeking to appoint a reliable and trustworthy full time experienced maintenance Plumber to join a hardworking and friendly team. As part of the Works Department you will be responsible for both reactive repairs and planned and preventative maintenance. The Maintenance role is in a unique working environment with a strong sense of team working. Always in demand, you could benefit from long-term contracts and there is also potential, once trained, to work in other prisons both locally and nationally. You must be local to the prison or have your own transport.
The job involves:
- Maintain mechanical heating/ventilation plant/ boiler room.
- Repair and maintain showers, w/h basins, toilets.
- General plumbing repairs - sinks / taps.
- Clearing blocked toilets, sink wastes and drains.
- Quarterly shower head cleaning.
- Maintain water feature.
- Maintain suitable and sufficient spare parts.
- Pipe replacements
- To undertake and assist with other maintenance as required by the Estates Manager.
- To undertake a planned programme of maintenance as directed by the Estates Manager.
These duties will require you to work on wings and corridors of the Prison site. Therefore the ideal candidate would need to be security conscious and able to challenge potential compromises and risks; you will also need to be reliable and consistent, level headed and have exceptional interpersonal skills. Full training on working within a prison is provided by the establishment/ department.
What you'll need to succeed
City & Guilds or NVQ Level 2 in Plumbing and a valid CSCS/ JIB Card is essential. Time served applicants or lower level editions will not be considered.
The prison is looking for a qualified multi-skilled Plumber/ fitter, ideally with maintenance experience working with PPM systems and Work dockets systems. You will be required to carry out varied duties such as reactive repairs & small planned projects and maintenance.
What you'll get in return
In return you will get a competitive rate of pay, weekly payments and the opportunity to work for the prison service on a permanent basis.
What you need to do now
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