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Maintenance Operative (Handyman/Handyperson)
Epsom / croydon (Full Time, Permanent)

Maintenance Operative (Handyman/Handyperson) - Epsom / Croydon
We now have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Handyperson to join our South East based NHS Healthcare team. This team has been appointed to provide a planned and reactive maintenance service to our end client, a world class provider of emergency and urgent health care services in pre-hospital and out of hospital environments. Services are to be provided across Surrey, Sussex and Kent with half million patient transport journeys handled every year. Rydon Maintenance are committed to provide a first-class planned, preventative and reactive maintenance service to ensure that this Trust is able to continue to deliver its services without disruption.

Rydon is a successful construction, development, maintenance, investment and management group operating throughout England, predominantly in London and the southern counties. We are a dynamic, multi-talented organisation, working across a wide range of construction market sectors within the built environment.Rydon Maintenance is an expanding division of the Rydon Group and is successfully providing facilities management services to a variety of clients, predominantly within the healthcare and housing association sectors.

Job Purpose:

As part of this handyperson role, you will provide repairs on a reactive (call-out) basis to ambulance stations, make-ready centres and emergency response outposts in a patch that covers the areas between Epsom and Croydon. There will be a particular emphasis on basic carpentry, joinery, iron mongery (such as the changing of locks, changing of door furniture, fitting of new hinges), basic plumbing (such as changing of backsplashes, changing taps, fitting of washers) and some basic electrical works (changing sockets, lightbulbs etc).

You will be provided with a company van and excellent training/development as part of this varied and genuinely diverse opportunity. Rydon is a well-established and fast-growing business and this opportunity offers excellent scope for personal development. If you have the above skills and experience, wed strongly encourage you to apply.

Experience Required:

Previous relevant experience in the maintenance of buildings is essential, ideally within the NHS (or for a maintenance contractor providing services to the NHS). That said this is by no means essential and candidates with experience of providing planned/reactive maintenance in a commercial/education environment (such as hotels, supermarkets, schools etc) will also be considered. You will have the ability to undertake carpentry/joinery and basic plumbing works.

You will have excellent customer service skills and be passionate about providing high quality repairs.

This is a genuinely diverse role with excellent scope for personal development. If you have the above skills and experience, wed strongly encourage you to apply.

This is a mobile opportunity (and as such a full driving license is required).

Additional Information:

As a well established, progressive company we are committed to attracting and retaining individuals by offering an excellent benefits package that includes a wide range of core and voluntary benefits.

Rydon is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.

To apply online, please use the apply for this job link at the top of this page to be redirected to Rydons dedicated careers website to complete your application.