The following job is no longer available:
Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance Electrician

Posted 21 May by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited Easy Apply Ended

Maintenance Electrician job at Highpoint Prison

Maintenance 17th Edition Electrician
HMP Highpoint, Stradishall

Overview of the position:
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, including Maintenance Electricians with 17th Edition for Highpoint Prison, Stradishall.

This is a long-term temporary to permanent job. You must be local to the area, have 17th Edition.

This long-term temporary contract is based on a shift pattern, working one weekend in every three, in return there will be rest days during the week. There is opportunity on your rest days to work overtime at the prison or complete your own private works. When weekends are worked this will be paid at an overtime rate.

The rate is £16.09 per hour Monday - Friday (including holiday pay).

Purpose of the Maintenance role:
As part of the Works Department you will be responsible for both reactive repairs and planned and preventative maintenance.
Highpoint Prison has an excellent reputation a busy local prison. They pride themselves in engaging and involving employees working alongside them in the process of change.

The Maintenance Electrician job 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.

Highpoint Prison is looking for qualified Electricians 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 is essential. 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, this can include a DBS 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.

If you would like to find out more about this interesting & rewarding opportunity contact Samantha Sonuga T: E:

Hays EA is a trading division of Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited and acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at

Reference: 35186657

Bank or payment details should not be provided when applying for a job. is not responsible for any external website content. All applications should be made via the 'Apply now' button.

Report this job