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Julian House is a charity dedicated to making a difference to the lives of the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in society. We run several projects and every year we help thousands of people out of homelessness, into employment, away from domestic abuse, and more.

If you’d like a real sense of job satisfaction, great career prospects and a competitive benefits package, you could be who we’re looking for!

Job Role: Maintenance Officer

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract type: Permanent

Location:  Bath

Additional information:

  • This role requires travelling between sites most days and working one day a week in the Bath Head Office. Flexibility required to work outside of typical working hours.

  • Driver's license and access to car for business purposes (essential)

The Role

The successful Maintenance Officer will provide preventative (planned), responsive and emergency maintenance to support upkeep of Julian House properties, charity shops, bike workshops, offices, equipment, furniture and fittings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Inspection, maintenance and repair of premises, fixtures, fittings and furniture to ensure correct working conditions.

  • Advise the Line Manager of any maintenance problems which might affect the efficient running of any property.

  • The successful completion of maintenance request tasks, necessary updates and the closure of completed requests.

  • Undertake annual inspections to ensure necessary safe operation and calibration ensuring legislative requirements are met regarding powered equipment, machinery, chemicals, ladders etc.

  • Undertaking risk assessments in accordance with Julian House guidelines and procedures.

Qualifications / Requirements

  • A valid UK driving license and access to own vehicle – business insurance will be required for roles involving travel for work

  • Wide knowledge of all aspects of building maintenance including carpentry, painting and decorating, plumbing and electrical works.

  • Proven experience in a similar role in the building industry

  • Working at heights and in confined spaces.

  • Experience working with vulnerable individuals (Desirable)

Please find the full job description here

There are many great reasons to join our team!

  • Great opportunities for career development and free monthly training sessions from experienced facilitators

  • Wellbeing related support and advice and up to 6 free counselling sessions through our Employee Assistance Programme

  • 25 days annual leave, increasing to 27 after 3 years continuous employment

  • 30% staff discount at Julian House charity shops and 20% discount at bike workshops

  • A generous and competitive pension scheme

  • Instant access to healthcare professionals and discounts on a variety of health treatments through our Simply Health Scheme

  • A supportive culture where staff feedback is highly valued and regular supervisions with line managers are conducted

Our Ethos

As an Equal Opportunities employer, we have an Equality and Diversity Action plan in place showing our commitment in ensuring continuous improvement in creating an inclusive culture. We also have a committed group of Inclusion & Diversity champions who meet monthly to ensure progress is being made. We invite applications from people from all backgrounds and cultures, especially minority groups that are underrepresented in the workplace. We also welcome applications from those with lived experience. We embrace flexibility and are proud to be a Disability Confident and Mindful employer, as well as an Armed Forces Covenant Supporter.

If you have any special access requirements or other support needs throughout the application process (including interview), please contact us so that we can let you know how we can support you.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about this role, please get in touch with Vishnupriya (Resourcing Assistant) on 07720737770. We look forward to speaking with you soon!

Please note: We reserve the right to close our vacancies once the perfect candidate has been found. We recommend submitting your application as soon as possible so that you don’t miss out!

Maintenance Officer


£24,000 per annum


37.5 hours per week

Contract Type:




Close Date:

Tuesday, 31 January 2023

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