Maintenance Worker

Eastbourne, East Sussex
£19,500 per annum
05 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Maintenance Worker
37.5 hours per week
£19,500 per annum

We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated person to maintain our flats, offices, communal and commercially let areas at YMCA Eastbourne, a community accommodation project for vulnerable young people aged 16-24 years. 

You will carry out maintenance/repair work or redecoration as required and notified by staff or the Compliance and Facilities Manager.

The position comes with excellent benefits, including training opportunities, 27 days annual leave, a life assurance policy of 2x your annual salary, and an interest free bike loan. Please download a job pack for more information about other benefits offered.

You must have good experience of maintenance skills, including carpentry and basic plumbing. There will be aspects of lone working and working as a team. 

You will need to have enthusiasm and a genuine desire to help support the young people we work with. You will need an understanding of the issues faced by vulnerable young people, and the ability to deal with sometimes challenging behavioural situations

You must be capable of carrying out the physical aspects of the job and it is essential you hold a current, valid driving licence.

YMCA DownsLink Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).




Closing date for applications: Thursday 26th April 2018 at 9am

Interviews date: To be confirmed




Please note that we do not accept CVs.

To apply, please download an Application Pack and an Application Form from YMCA DownsLink Group,, or email or contact the Human Resources Department at 47 Church Road, Hove, BN3 2BE, tel. 01273 222595.