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Maintenance Assistant

£12.02 Per Hour
Job Type
10 Apr 2024
Maintenance Assistant - HMS Raleigh 

  • £12.02 per hour
  • 37.5 hours per week

We're looking for a Maintenance Assistant who will be the face of our business, delivering exceptional customer service for ESS at one of our many sites where we provide catering and cleaning services to the military and Ministry of Defence. You'll join a team that takes a real pride in what they do, takes pride in their food and most of all, join a company that takes pride in its people.

As a Maintenance Assistant, you will contribute to a passionate and friendly team working in a supportive environment. 

To enhance the customer experience by effectively carrying out a range of general labouring duties in accordance with the client service level agreement and company standards & procedures

 In ESS you'll get given every opportunity to progress within a company that invests in its people, celebrates individuality, and rewards and recognises employees who love to give great customer service.

We ensure you're rewarded for all your hard work, which is why we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • To help with the cost of living crisis, Compass will be providing a free meal or equivalent Subsidy while working
  • Free meals
  • Onsite free car parking
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Exclusive travel discounts with TUI, Expedia, and many more
  • Save money on your food shop with discounts on Tesco, Sainsbury's, Morrisons and many more
  • Quick access for you and your immediate family to a Digital GP, and wider healthcare benefits
  • Up to 44% off cinema tickets to enjoy your favourite blockbuster
  • Regular emails filled with the best discounts and savings available
  • Receive cash rewards every time you spend and use them on a wide range of brands
  • Un-wind with us with free wellness, mindfulness and exercise classes
  • You can share all discounts and offers with your friends and families
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Grow your career with our Career Pathways and MyLearning programmes

We would love to hear from you so here is what you need to know about our Maintenance Assistant position:

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • To carry out the various daily, weekly & periodic unskilled general labouring duties required under the contract service level agreement and as directed by your ESS and/or MOD line manager. E.g. moving and putting together ESS/MOD assets throughout an establishment, general interior and exterior cleaning tasks, supporting the output of the MOD stores and erecting marquees
  • General labouring duties are physical activities which will include manual handling tasks and may involve using cleaning and maintenance equipment in line with health & safety training
  • To ensure you are always aware of & comply with all client & company health & safety procedures and standards e.g. COSHH, uniform, PPE, manual handling and fire procedures    
  • To ensure that any health & safety hazards, issues, near misses & accidents are reported to your manager at the earliest opportunity
  • To maintain a clean, safe & hygienic working environment at all times
  • To ensure all equipment provided is used, cleaned, maintained and stored correctly in line with the operating instructions and company procedures. Any defects are to be reported to your line manager
  • Complete regular day to day activities as required to ensure a smooth operation.
  • Take a flexible approach to work and always demonstrate the great behaviours to colleagues, customers and clients.

Our ideal Customer Service Assistant will be:

  • A good communicator, able to confidently liaise with customers and colleagues
  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised.
  • Committed to high levels of customer care
  • Able to undertake a range of manual labouring duties
  • An enthusiastic individual
  • Positive and take pride in their work

Part of Compass Group UK&I, ESS is the Defence, Government, and Energy services sector of Compass Group UK & Ireland. We support 250+ UK military establishments, high profile police, secure environments and government sites, along with a range of onshore and offshore facilities including platforms, drilling rigs, floatels and offices for the energy sector. We know that a friendly face makes all the difference, so we look for people who are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, at all levels, to join our teams.

Job Reference: com/1203/95576001/52628731/ONE #LI-DNP

Compass Group UK&I wants everyone in our business to feel able to be themselves at work and to have an equal opportunity to progress their career. We want to create a culture where we respect and embrace everyone's talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and abilities. Where our colleagues feel valued, can reach their full potential, and thrive - Diversity is Our Strength!

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  • Job Reference: com/1203/95576001/52628731/ONE
  • Date Posted: 10 April 2024
  • Recruiter: Defence
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  • Location: Torpoint
  • Salary: £12.02 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Permanent