Maintenance Electrician for Long term contract at HMP Swaleside.
Qualified Electrician Role HMP Swaleside
Overview of the position:
As a supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of trades & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit multiple qualified trades including Electrician’s with City & Guilds/NVQ and 17th Edition for Sheerness, Kent.
The role is based on 39 hours per week including working 1 in 3 weekends .
The rate offered is £16.94 per hour via PAYE. An Umbrella PAYE option is available at £19.79 per hour. The weekend hours are paid at increased rates.
The expectation is a that a permanent contract could be offered after a period of time.
Purpose of the Maintenance role:
As part of the Works Department you will be responsible for both reactive repairs and planned and preventative maintenance.
Kent Prisons have an excellent reputation as busy local prisons, which serve all the courts in the South East. They pride themselves in engaging and involving employees working alongside them in the process of change. 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 prison are seeking an electrician to carry out planned and reactive service and maintenance, breakdown and fault finding and repair tasks on a range of electrical services throughout the estate.
Qualification requirements are as follows;
* Electrician Qualified to City & Guilds 2367 or 2357 (Electrical Installation) and NVQ Level 3 in Electrical Installations or equivalent.
* Must have Certificate in BS7671- The requirements for Electrical Installations, 17th or 18th Edition.
Previous experience in a prison/ public sector is not required for this role. The nature of the role requires candidates 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.
Security Clearance required:
All applicants will be subject to the HM Prison Service Security Clearance procedure which can take up to 6 weeks, this can include a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check. You must hold a Valid Passport or Birth Certificate & Photo Driving Licence in your current address. All applicants must be able to provide details of 2 satisfactory references, at least one from an ex-employer.
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