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Maintenance Assistant

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Maintenance Assistant PT - 30 hours

Penzance Leisure Centre

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader committed to providing a diverse and meaningful range of leisure and culture related activities for the local communities in which we serve.

We are looking for a Maintenance Assistant to support our busy team in delivering an excellent customer experience in our facility.  You will be responsible for assisting with the day to day operational requirements and repairs that a busy leisure centre environment relies on.   Whilst this is a part time post, the hours worked are completely flexible to suit the candidate and can include early mornings, afternoon and evening work and occasional overnight shifts.

The Opportunity

  • Assisting the Compliance Manager in being proactive in monitoring the service and reacting to the required standards.  Liaising with contractors and  assisting with  the day to day maintenance around the building.

  • Assist with the monitoring of the Help Desk maintenance items to ensure compliance with the Contract.

  • To play a key role in maintaining the building's presentation, operation and equipment.

  • Develop and maintain good relationships with existing and new contractors when required.

  • Take responsibility for health and safety and actively participate in the maintenance and improvement of the overall contracts Health and Safety culture.

The Person

  • Ideally qualifications in the Building trade  or Facilities Management equivalent.

  • A proven track record in maintaining facilities.  The post holder will ideally have experience in tiling, painting and decorating and general building maintenance..  

  • Good written and oral communication skills

What can Parkwood Leisure offer you?

  • Competitive salary

  • Generous annual leave

  • Free gym membership for you and a nominated person

  • Employee health cash plan

  • Employee discount portal - discounts on travel bookings, high street vouchers, gift cards, cinema tickets, days out, leisure activities and your day to day spending

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Pension Scheme

  • Company sick pay

  • Career progression

  • Training and development

Parkwood Leisure is a well established business that is continuously growing. Successful applicants can look forward to joining a company that can offer career prospects and believes in investing in its people.

How to Apply

If you feel like you could bring some fresh ideas to the table we want to hear from you.  Please apply with a letter of application and CV to

Closing Date

  • 30th April 2024

  • Interviews  3rd May 2024

About Parkwood Leisure

Parkwood Leisure was established over 20 years ago and is now one of the UK's leading operators of publicly owned leisure facilities. Working with Legacy and Lex Leisure, we’re a company that’s proud to deliver a first-class service to each of the facilities we manage and is committed to working with local communities to make a difference and provide a healthier and happier lifestyle to the communities we serve.

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