Maintenance Operative - St Christopher's School

Essential Criteria: N/A

Location: Bristol

Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

Hours: Full Time (40 hours per week)

Salary: £18,180.00 Annual Salary

Maintenance Operative - St Christopher's School

We are currently looking for a Maintenance Operative to work across two of our sites in Bristol (Westbury Park and Pilning) where our Aurora St Christopher's and Aurora Hedgeway schools and residential homes support children and young people aged 5 to 19 with severe and complex difficulties including those on the autistic spectrum and with physical and sensory needs.

The Role

We are looking for someone to undertake a wide variety of maintenance work to help our Site Maintenance Manager keep all our properties in good order; carrying out general maintenance and repairs.

You will be involved in the regular, planned maintenance inspection on services, utilities and the buildings and will report on all findings and act on all necessary requirements.

Naturally the role requires a strong emphasis on Health and Safety and you will be expected to ensure that the buildings and grounds are continually fit for purpose for residents and staff to enable them to fulfill their roles.

You will also keep a record of all the day to day maintenance and service activities undertaken. 


Successful candidates are likely to demonstrate:

  • Previous maintenance experience including the ability to undertake basic joinery, electrical fittings and plumbing.
  • Knowledge of current Health and Safety regulations
  • Understanding of hot and cold water systems
  • A string work ethic and highly reliable
  • The ability to work alone and perform a high level of physical work (including the collection and movement of furniture and equipment)
  • The ability to drive as the role will be across multiple sites

Be part of our successful team and benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Life assurance 
  • Pension Plan
  • High Street Discounts 
  • Employee assistance programme  
  • Paid holiday 
  • Training and development


For more information or to request a job description please call Aurora St Christopher's on 01179 733301 or email

Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

The Aurora group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care.

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