Maintenance Team Member

Permanent - Full Time (40 hours a week)

Closing date: 20th May 2022

Salary: £11.00 per hour

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Maintenance Team Member

The Victoria Hotel, Sidmouth. EX10 8RY

Salary: £11.00 per hour

Deadline to apply: 20th May 2022

As Maintenance Staff, you will maintain the fixtures and fittings of the building and ensure our high standards of maintenance and upkeep are followed. Although this is not a forward-facing role, it is important that you maintain good customer relations with guests as some jobs will involve being around busy areas of the hotel. Keeping our hotel running smoothly is vital to our guest's experience and you will play a key role in this. Work for Brend Hotels and receive competitive pay, opportunities for progression, staff discounts at Brend Hotels and paid holidays. This is a great opportunity to work for a successful local company in Sidmouth.

What will I be doing?

As Maintenance staff at The Victoria Hotel, you are responsible for keeping our establishment looking its best, from simple repairs, forward-thinking for future repairs that are in need of planning to much larger projects - there is a real variety of work and no day is the same.

You will be required to work 5 days per week, for approximately 40 hours, to include weekends on a rota basis.

 You will need to be proactive in ensuring any emergencies are dealt with immediately and be able to do your best work whilst remaining calm under pressure. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

Carpentry

Plumbing

Problem-solving

Painting and decorating

Swimming pool testing and maintenance

General maintenance and carrying out daily maintenance issues

What are we looking for?

To successfully fill this role as Maintenance staff at The Victoria Hotel, you should maintain the qualifications, attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:

Experienced maintenance person, or someone who holds a trade qualification

Must be experienced in power tools

Have an awareness of, and a good attitude towards, health & safety

Be capable of carrying out a range of different maintenance tasks. 

Good understanding of power tool safety along with experience of practical work

Great communication and customer service skills

Passionate about delivering the highest levels of service with a desire to learn, work hard and progress within

A level of fitness – you’ll be on your feet most of the day, and will need to bend and kneel a lot

Good problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

Able to work effectively as part of a team and independently

Be able to prioritise tasks

What’s in it for me? 

There are plenty of perks when it comes to joining the Brend Hotels team which include competitive rates of pay, 28 days of paid holiday per year, uniform and ongoing training. You’ll also receive discounts when ​​dining at any Brend Hotels establishment as well as reduced accommodation rates. Brend Hotels are very proud of their wonderful staff and do all they can to develop them, offering support and training throughout their career as well as offering genuine opportunities for career progression within a successful local company. 

What is it like to work for Brend Hotels?

Brend Hotels is a family-run company that has been a leader in West Country hospitality for over fifty years. We have a passion for excellence and we pour our hearts and souls into making sure we exceed customer expectations time and time again.  And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all