Maintenance Operative

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
£26,750 to £26,750 per annum
Salary Description:
£26,750.00 per annum + £287.75 London weighting monthly recurring
Job Ref:

HMP Bronzefield are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Operative.

You will carry out maintenance and repairs to ensure the safe and efficient running of the establishment. You will need to work flexibly across trade disciplines as required.

HMP/YOI Bronzefield is a closed local prison serving courts across the South of England. Our mission is to deliver quality of life services which make a meaningful difference to women in the criminal justice system by supporting them to change their lives for the better. To achieve this we focus on providing needs-based services and programmes to rehabilitate and improve the well-being of our women. 

We house up to 572 women (approximately 14.5% of the national female prison population). The women in our custody have a diverse and complex set of needs and range from mothers and babies, young offenders, life and long term sentenced women, short to mid-term sentenced women, foreign nationals and women on remand. 

We have been awarded a bronze accreditation by Investors in People for our commitment to our staff, their development, engagement and investment in a sustainable future.

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.
Job Description£26,750.00 per annum + £287.75 London weighting recurring every month.

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

Call out will be required on a rota basis
Main Responsibilities
Work flexibly across trade disciplines as required
Carry out all planned and reactive, 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
Ability to carry out jobs and tasks where no previous experience is necessary, for example putting up notice boards, testing fire alarms, testing hydrants
Some outside work/grounds person duties
Working alongside tradespeople to learn trades
Accurate records of maintenance and repair work to be maintained
All work to be completed to relevant trade standards
Ensure all maintenance repairs are carried out in a timely manner
Management of tools
Undertake project work as directed by the Deputy Facilities manager.

The Ideal Candidate
Ability to be proactive and systematic in handling of jobs/tasks
Ability to work to correct time schedules and deadlines
Willingness and ability to work flexibly across disciplines and sites/buildings
Demonstrate commitment to delivering excellent customer service

About The CompanyIn the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, 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.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.


Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Natalie Downey

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