• Job Reference: SDX/TP/RF5879/SJS
  • Date Posted: 23 March 2021
  • Employer: Sodexo
  • Website: https://www.sodexo.com/
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Salary: £27,789.80 to £28,794.20
  • Bonus/Benefits: £27,789.85 - £28,794.21 per annum
  • Sector: Trades & Services
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

HMP Peterborough are recruiting for an Electrician to join the busy Maintenance Team. In this role, you will use appropriate trade skills to provide installation, testing, examination and maintenance works within the prison & to assist and support the maintenance supervisor and all other trades. If you are a hands on qualified electrician who enjoys being part of a team, this could be a great opportunity for you.

HMP/YOI Peterborough is the country's only purpose-built prison for both male and female prisoners (kept separate at all times), including a 12-place mother and baby unit. We are committed to offering education and development programmes to provide residents with the skills required to enter employment on release, so reducing the chances of further offending. Providing creative outlets, such as workshop activities, helps to equip those in custody for when they are released. We use Restorative Approaches' to bring people in conflict into dialogue. Using a skilled and structured process, those who have been harmed have an opportunity to be heard and those that have caused the harm are held to account for what they have done. We have strong links with the community outside through a variety of partnerships, including our outreach activity Outside Links' offering support and advice to both residents and their families.

For more information on Sodexo Careers please visit  Sodexo Careers  and  Careers in Justice

Job Description

37.5 hours per week

Benefits including 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), pension, discounted health cover, subsidised gym membership, free meals on duty and free on-site parking

Salary £27,789.85 - £28,794.21 per annum dependent on experience 

Main Responsibilities
  • Provide the maintenance function for the prison as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Comply with National Security Framework, with emphasis on areas of security of tools, equipment, locks, keys and resources.
  • Comply with all Sodexo Justice Services policies and procedures, in particular the regulations regarding Health & Safety.
  • Available on a Rota basis for emergency call outs or critical system failures.
  • Compile accurate and appropriate job sheets after completion of any task or assignment.
  • Maintain accurate records of all preventative maintenance & repair work carried out and report in detail any substandard or defective equipment.
  • All work to be completed to relevant trade standard
The Ideal Candidate
  • 18th Edition qualification 
  • Already possess a solid maintenance background as a tradesman and must have some previous proven experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge and experience of fault finding, installation and repairs
  • Able to use IT to a good standard e.g. Microsoft Office
  • Exercise confidentiality and discretion at all times.
  • Possess good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Be a team player and preferably hold a valid UK driving license.
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Experience of working with schedules and deadlines
  • Knowledge of commercial electrical repairs on HVAC, AHU, controls and BMS an advantage
About The Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We're a Disability Confident Leader employer. We're committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.

Please note all roles within Sodexo Justice are subject to security and recruitment checks which may include a Social Media Check. You will also be asked to provide 5 years' worth of references and request employment history details from the HMRC.