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Maintenance Technician

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Maintenance operative to join our facilities team. The main focus of this role will be support across all maintenance areas, identifying and undertaking both reactive repair work and preventative measure to support the high standards of the Hospice and its additional properties.

Works will cover a wide range tasks, from bricklaying and plumbing to general out maintenance including removal of snow and ice in extreme weathers. It will also be made up of a mixture of pre-planned tasks and emergency support, so time management is essential.

What we are looking for

The facilities team are looking for an experienced individual to join them, we are looking for someone who is capable in all general areas of maintenance, including; bricklaying, carpentry, plumbing and general electricals. Ideally you will have an NVQ level 3, a C+G qualification or an equal level of experience.

To be able to hit the ground running in this position, you will need to have a working knowledge of safe working practice, manual handling and previous experience in lone working.

As this role will cover both pre-planned and emergency work we will need someone who is self motivated, has excellent time management and communication.

If this sounds like you then we encourage you to apply now.

What you can expect from us

As well as joining an enthusiastic friendly and committed team, our location is hard to beat – nestled in the stunning Herefordshire countryside, in a state-of-the-art facility with free on-site parking, discounted delicious meals snacks and drinks. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, a Hospice pension, discounts with local suppliers, generous study leave and support for ongoing personal development.  Flexible home working will be considered.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Transferable NHS pension
  • Hospice pension
  • Superb working environment and facilities
  • Generous study leave allowance
  • Discounts with local suppliers
  • Individualised training needs analysis
  • Advanced communication skills training
  • Employee counselling service
  • Free on-site parking
  • Competitively priced meals and beverages
  • Free tea, coffee and chilled water
  • Friendly, welcoming work environment
  • 30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

The interview for this role will be held on 12th August 2024.

Need some help?

To find out more, of if you need help with your application, contact our recruitment team


Job Details
£26,728 | Spinal Point 9
Full time | 37.5 Mon-Fri, 8am-4pm | Occasional weekend or evenings required
St Michael's Hospice Bartestree Hereford HR1 4HA Herefordshire
Closing date:
30 July 2024