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10 Mar 2023

Full-Time Assistant Maintenance Worker – Posted by Horsham, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

THE ROLE – Full-time (37.5 hours per week) / Permanent / Job description and application pack (including details on our benefits) are available to download from our website

CLOSING DATE – 31 March 2023 at midnight, with a proposed interview date of 6 April 2023. Please note we will be interviewing successful candidates on a rolling basis and as such may close the vacancy before the deadline

A secure and good quality home is fundamental to supporting young people. We are looking for someone with maintenance skills who takes pride in the quality of their work and inspires others to do the same.

We are recruiting an Assistant Maintenance Worker to work out of Horsham and across our West Sussex projects that provide housing to young people aged 16-25 years old, with complex support needs. The purpose of this role is to work within the maintenance team to provide basic caretaking services and respond to ad hoc repair requirements, including regularly monitoring and undertaking a variety of landlord health and safety work. You will understand the importance of property Health and Safety and record keeping and will ensure that residents are kept safe in our homes. Your work will be essential to providing residents with the space they need to feel secure, respected, heard and valued.

Your expected shift pattern is Monday to Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm or possibly 9.00am to 5.00pm. These hours are to be agreed. A job share will be considered for this role, with the right candidates.

ABOUT YOU – We know that there are great candidates who will not fit everything described, or who have important skills we have not mentioned. If that is you, please do not hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself

A successful applicant will be a good communicator who has maintenance experience and is able to work positively as part of a team. You will be enthusiastic about working with and for the young people in our services. You will also be adaptable to changing priorities and will be able to manage your time well. You will understand the importance of good record keeping. You must hold a current driving licence.

If you would like any further information or an informal discussion about this post, please contact

Should you require any assistance with our application process, please email us at

TO APPLY – Please ensure you fully complete the online application form and upload a copy of your CV

An inclusive workplace – We are striving to build an inclusive workplace where all employees and volunteers feel valued and respected.  We’re committed to policies and practices of equity, diversity, and inclusion across everything we do.  We support all our people to make sure their behaviour is consistent with this commitment.  We encourage applications from people from all sections of the communities that we serve. We particularly welcome applications from People of Colour and minoritised white communities, people who are LGBTQU+, and people with disabilities and neurodiversities because these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Accessibility and advertising – If you require assistance and / or have any questions regarding the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us. If you are local to our Head Office in Hove, we can provide you with a paper copy of the job advert, job description, and application form.  If you are not local, we can post these documents to your preferred address. If you require a copy of the job advert, job description, and application form in another format, please let us know.  We welcome discussions about specific requirements or adjustments to enable participation and engagement in our work and activities.

For more information on our efforts to build an inclusive workplace, and how we can support you with your application, please see the application pack.

YMCA DLG requires all staff and volunteers to be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and to respond proactively to safeguarding concerns. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure (including the Children’s barred list and the Adults’ barred list) via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

How to Apply

Please apply for this role via our website: Assistant Maintenance Worker in Horsham, West Sussex, United Kingdom | YMCA Careers (

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 9 days.

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