Maintenance Assistant | Kent Leisure

Maidstone | Other

Job Title: Handy Person
Location: Maidstone Leisure Centre and Lockmeadow
Salary: £21700 per annum + benefits 
Hours: 40 hours per week + Call outs



Here at Kent Leisure Trust our goal is to get more people, more active, more often. We provide affordable access to a wide range of sports and leisure facilities to support healthier and happier people across all segments of the local community. To deliver those services takes an enthusiastic and customer focused team - and right now we are looking to recruit for a Handy Person to join us.



In this role you will work across Maidstone and Lockmead Leisure centre and be required to consistently provide on a pre-planned, ad-hoc and reactive basis, a professional and effective minor works refurbishment, maintenance, and repair function in making sure our  Leisure contract remains a beautiful, safe, and clean place for our staff and customers to work within and use the facilities.


Serco Leisure prides itself on personal development, if you are the right candidate, we will work with you to develop skills and nurture talent. You will have opportunity to apply and achieve Serco approved training, by way of both Internal & External programmes. You will also receive a full company and structured technical induction with full support every step of the way to allow you to succeed in your new role.


We are committed to our values of Pride, Innovation, Care & Trust and we expect our employees to be walking, talking advocates of these. Every employee plays their part, working within a diverse and dynamic team in a fast paced, ever-changing environment.


You will help in facilitating a safe, fun, and professional working environment with free access to the leisure facilities, various discounts and excellent development opportunities.


Serco manages these facilities on a day-to-day basis on behalf of the Trust.

The successful Technician will ideally have:

  • Previous experience working in a similar role (Ideally including Pool Plant)
  • Experience of reactive works to Pool Plant, HVAC, Mechanical & Electrical systems
  • Multi-skilled with basic Plumbing, Carpentry & Electrics
  • Ability to maintain accurate records (Both Written & Electronic)
  • Knowledge of planned preventive maintenance
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation
  • You may be required to work outside of normal working hours and respond to out of hour's emergencies, covering 5 days out of 7.


The benefits you may enjoy as a Team Member include:

  • 21 days holiday (pro rata) + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Access to Pool Plant, Acop L8, Pasma, Ipaf training
  • Company mobile phone
  • Facility membership
  • Staff Discount on Food & Beverage
  • Access to regular Southern Cluster Social Events
  • Pension Scheme
  • Training & Development Opportunities
  • Comprehensive workshop set up
  • Uniform and PPE supplied
  • Full support of the Southern Technical Team
  • Access to employee discount & benefits scheme.

And much more



Serco/Serco Leisure Operating Limited are appointed as the Trust's Managing Agents. We manage the recruitment process and the Trust's employees in the delivery of the service on their behalf. The Trust is committed to equal opportunities and requests any potential applicant to contact the Recruitment Team on 0345 010 4000 as soon as possible if an applicant has any additional queries, requirements or will need additional time in submitting an application. Applicants should be aware that in line with the company's policy, employees will have a DBS check where appropriate.


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13/06/2023 03:08:00
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