Posted 9 months ago

Hours:     Up to 37.5 hours per week, with flexibility to support an occasional on call rota

Salary:       Up to £19,470 per annum dependent on knowledge and experience

Job Ref:    HSSMO06

Working primarily Monday to Friday but with the ability to cover holidays and special events/projects, we now have an opportunity for a Maintenance Operative to join our maintenance team, helping to ensure the Buildings and grounds of Katharine House are tidy and in good repair.

You will carry out preventative and reactive maintenance for all our sites, which include the Hospice, Clinic, Business Centre and 16 retail premises. This is a physically demanding role, involving regular moving and handling tasks. Experience of basic plumbing and carpentry would be an advantage.

This post requires unsupervised working with vulnerable adults, an enhanced DBS clearance is therefore a requirement.

A full driving license is required with access to an adequately insured vehicle, as well as flexible approach to work with the ability to work within in a team or on their own initiative.

For an informal discussion regarding this position, please call 01785 218257 and we will arrange for someone to contact you.

Otherwise we have an  Open Day at the Hospice on Friday 10th September between 1pm and 3pm. Come and join us for an informal chat, have a look around and find out more about working for Katharine House Hospice. You can call to book an appointment on 01785 218257 or just come along on the day.

Closing date: 5pm Monday, 13th September 2021

Application packs can be downloaded below, or requested by contacting the Personnel Office on 01785 218257 or by email from

Please note: Completed applications may be emailed to or submitted as hard copies, by the closing date above; unfortunately we are unable to accept or consider CV’s

Expression of interest letter

Job Description – Maintenance Operative

KHH Application Form – Word document

PDF Amendable Application Form

Criminal Records Disclosure Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Values Statement

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