Posted 9 months ago

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

Salary:       Up to £26,800 per annum dependent on knowledge and experience

Job Ref:    HSSMS07

You will be an excellent team player and have good knowledge of building trades, co-ordinating the workload of the maintenance team and delegating tasks as required. This is a hands on role, requiring good communication skills and the ability to liaise with external contractors.

You will have responsibility for carrying out preventative and reactive maintenance for the Hospice and its retail operations. Key responsibilities include all aspects of planned 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 is essential.

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

It is also essential that you have a driving licence and regular access to an adequately insured car in order to travel between sites.

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 – Support – Maintenance Supervisor

KHH Application Form – Word document

PDF Amendable Application Form

Criminal Records Disclosure Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

Values Statement

Apply Online