Clapham | Other


Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre

Full time, 39.7 hours, Monday- Friday


£29,000- 30,427 per annum

Will also be part of facilities call out roster- additional payment on top of salary



Yarl's Wood IRC is a fully contained residential centre housing adult women and men awaiting immigration clearance.

We focus on decency and respect in all aspects of care for our residents and use continuous innovation to further improve and develop our service.

The centre is located on the outskirts of Clapham, Bedfordshire. Purpose built as an Immigration Reception Centre' in 2001.


We have a vacancy for a Plumber to join our facilities management team.


The role of the Plumber will be to carry out routine general plumbing and fitting work, preventative maintenance, and repairs.

Some of the daily reconstitutes include but are not limited to:


  • To ensure that various pre planned maintenance schedules are kept up to date and maintained as may be required.
  • To assist in multi trade support of other members of the FM service team in completing work
  • To complete the duties of a Plumber
  • To carry out fault finding and defect rectification to items of installed plant and equipment as may be defined and specified.
  • To carry out the installation of new plant and apparatus as may be defined and specified.
  • To assist the other members of the maintenance team with their activities as may be required, on other plant and apparatus.



In return we can offer a supportive and collaborative environment that respects work/life balance and ultimately contributes to the delivery of vital public services in the UK.



What you need to do the job


To be considered for the successful postholder must hold a valid Plumbing Qualification (C&G, NVQ). They must be able to work independently when required and complete tasks in a timely manner and to the expected standard. Additionally, they must be able to form and be part of a multi trade support team where other members of the FM service team must complete work. The successful job holder must have great written and verbal communication skills and have a good level of IT skills. They must also have a flexible approach to working as they will be a member of the Facilities "Out of hours" call out roster.




Why Serco?


Meaningful and vital work: The nature of our business means you will do interesting work that matters - delivering essential services that touch people's lives


A world of opportunity: Our diverse UK-wide operations offer unrivalled opportunities to learn and develop. You'll be able to broaden your experience and apply your skills in new ways.


Great people: We are a motivated team who will encourage you and help you to succeed. You'll have the resources you need to do your job in a diverse and supportive environment




What we offer


  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days Holiday
  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Thrive App, Simply Health Plans, Cycle to Work Scheme Annual Leave Purchase Scheme and more
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure and Hospitality discounts
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion 
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities




About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 



Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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14/06/2023 03:03:00
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