Gas Safety Engineer - Plumber

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North West
£27,533.32 to £27,533.32 per annum
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£27,533.32 per annum
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HMP Forest Bank are currently recruiting for a Gas Safety Engineer - Plumber to use appropriate trade skills to provide installation, testing, examination and maintenance works within the prison. This is a great opportunity for a qualified gas safety engineer who enjoys working as part of a busy facilities management team.

HMP Forest Bank serves the courts of Greater Manchester and maintains strong links to the local community with a focus on resettlement. We aim to deliver quality of life services and support people to change their lives for the better.

Opportunities for learning and developing work-ready skills are on offer for all who come in to custody, but our commitment to reducing reoffending in local communities does not end at the prison gate. We support people released from custody through innovative partnerships in substance misuse services in Bury and Oldham, working with people to maintain recovery and lead law-abiding lives.

As well as the 16 residential units on site, there is a healthcare centre, gym, library, workshop complex, visits hall, chaplaincy and kitchen. The prison’s capacity stands at 1,460, holding adult men both on remand or sentenced and young prisoners between the ages of 18-21 years.

For more information on working in Justice within Sodexo please see Careers in Justice
Job Description37.5 hours per week 

Salary £27,533.32 per annum plus 20 days holiday and 8 days Bank Holidays, free meals on duty, gym access, pension and shopping discounts.

Working hours 7.30am to 4pm Monday to Friday and Saturday & Sunday 8am to 12pm once every 6 weeks with time off in leiu

If you are invited for an interview, you will be required to bring relevant certificates.
Main Responsibilities
Carry out repairs and preventative maintenance to all Gas, Hot and Colds water systems where suitably trained within the establishment.
Maintain accurate records of all preventative maintenance and repair work carried out and report in detail any substandard or defective equipment.
Perform scheduled maintenance service on Gas, Hot and Cold water systems and fixtures
Escort specialist contractors and work beside them as required
Ensure Health and Safety policies are adhered to at all times
Carry out, out of hours call out procedures on an “On Call” rota system and take appropriate action

The Ideal Candidate
Hold relevant Gas Safety Records
Have served a recognised apprenticeship and obtained relevant trade qualification
High level of personal skills
Have a positive approach to Health and Safety
Proactive, systematic approach to tasks.
Ability to work to correct time schedules and deadlines.
Experience working on bulk catering equipment an advantage.
Must have commercial experience.

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.

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 5 years’ worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC

Contact Details:
Tel: 01276 687 000
Contact: Lucy Mellor

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