Electrician, Full time, temp to perm, HMP Bristol
Your new company
As the sole agency supplier to the HM Prison Service for the provision of maintenance trades & support operatives, Hays is seeking to recruit multiple qualified trades with CSCS, including Maintenance Electrician's with 17th Edition & CSCS for HMP Bristol.
This is a Temporary Contract, initially for a 3 month contract. This is like to be extended further with the option to apply for the role permanently. You must be local to the area, have 17th Edition and CSCS.
Your new role
As part of the Works Department you will be responsible for both reactive repairs and planned and preventative maintenance. Bristol Prisons have an excellent reputation as busy local prisons, which serve all the courts in the South West. 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.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified electrician ideally with maintenance experience. You will be required to carry out varied duties such as reactive repairs & rewires along with small planned projects and maintenance. 17th Edition and a valid CSCS. Time served applicants or lower level editions will not be considered.
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.
What you'll get in return
The rate is £16.24 per hour Monday - Friday. This is paid via an umbrella PAYE company/ own limited company. A direct PAYE option is available at a reduced hourly rate.
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