Maintenance Operative - Locks & Carpentry Liverpool, Liverpool £24,416.48

Maintenance Operative - Locks & Carpentry

Location: Liverpool, Liverpool |
Salary: £24,416.48 |
Posted: 11 Jun 2021 |
Closes: 18 Jun 2021 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: UK Central Government Services |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 10063

Role Responsibility:

Maintenance Operative - Locks and Carpentry

G4S Custody & Rehabilitation Services

HMP Altcourse, Liverpool, L9 7LH

Salary £24,416.48 per annum

Permanent - Full Time 

Benefits:  Company Pension, free on-site parking, on-site canteen, local Gym discounts, ongoing training and development and access to High Street Shop discounts.

Within Custody and Rehabilitation Services, the philosophy of our prisons is to rehabilitate offenders and equip them to re-integrate into mainstream society on release. We seek to normalise prison conditions as far as possible to reflect life in the outside community. Our aim is to create an environment in which staff and prisoners feel safe and causes of prison stress are minimised. Central to our philosophy is the relationship between staff and prisoners. Our training and operational practices emphasise the need to treat prisoners with dignity and respect and G4S staff build positive and supportive relationships with the prisoners in their care. HMP Altcourse, a category B local prison, in Fazakerly Liverpool, holding over 1200 adult male offenders.


We now have an opportunity for a Maintenance Operative - Locks & Carpentry to join our team at HMP Altcourse to ensure that locks are maintained and repaired in accordance with contract requirements.


Key Responsibilities

  • To service and maintain all locks as outlined in the contractual responsibilities
  • To respond to call outs to repair damaged locks that may compromise security
  • To undertake repair and fixing of carpentry related assets as required
  • To undertake other support work required within FM to meet contractual requirements
  • To operate in a safe & secure manner
  • To keep  up to date key and lock lists
  • Respond to repair & PPM requirements within the agreed timescales
  • Keep current on relevant technology
  • To undertake the duties of on call engineer on a rotational basis
  • Undertake Planned and Reactive Maintenance to Courts locking as required
  • Correct & Secure storage of keys, locks and spares etc
  • Carry out any other activity that is reasonably required by Senior Management

The Ideal Candidate:

Essential Skills

  • Trained by a Lock supplier
  • Good carpentry skills


Desirable Skills

  • Time served locksmith
  • Time served Carpenter


If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll find a secure, friendly and professional working environment and be given all the support, training and encouragement you need to build and develop a successful career with us.


Equality and Diversity is an important part of G4S Custody and Rehabilitation Services. We actively encourage applications from all diverse groups


Please note that these vacancies are subject to a 5 year checkable history and the strict vetting standards set by G4S and the Secretary of State for the Home Office and are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act. 


You must be eligible to work in the UK and must have been resident in the UK for a minimum period of 3 years. You will also need to provide full details of your employment and education history for the last 5 years as part of the security screening process for this role.

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