Maintenance Assistant

Maintenance Assistant

YMCA Brunel Group works to prevent youth homelessness in Bath, Bristol, Mendip and South Somerset.

We also specialise in working with children through our nurseries and out of school clubs, as well as working with young people in our youth clubs. We have an excellent health and wellbeing centre at our Bath branch, providing all-inclusive membership packages and pay as you go options.

What does the job entail?

The successful candidate will ensure that YMCA delivers a clean, warm, welcoming, safe, environment for young people, staff and visitors, within the premises/properties from which we operate, whether owned, rented or managed by the organisation.

The post holder’s specific responsibility will be to deliver an effective and responsive repair & maintenance service across the organisations designated sites primarily covering our sites based in the Mendip area, however travel to all sites will be needed.
(Currently – Lyneham, Chippenham, Calne, Trowbridge, Westbury & Bath.)

As part of the facilities team the post holder will ensure that premises that the organisation, own or use, to deliver its work are fit for purpose, kept to a decent standard and compliant with Health & Safety regulations.

What we offer

  • Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free health and wellbeing advice via a 24/7.
  • YMCA employee advantages

YMCA Brunel Group is an inclusive organisation and the post requires a shared commitment to equality and diversity.

Location Mendip area.

A van will be provided to the job holder.  If the designated van is in the garage it may be required that the post holder uses their own vehicle temporarily, for which use business insurance is required and mileage will be paid in line with the company’s policy and statutory commitments.

Contract type Permanent

Working hours

37.5 Hours Per Week, responding flexibly to the organisations’ needs and completing work when required on the same day.

On occasions a call out may be required additional to the contracted hours, these will be paid at the flat rate of £40.00 for 2 hours work, additional time to be taken as TOIL in discussion with line manager.

Salary £19,012.5 per annum

If you would like to apply for any of our current vacancies you will need to fill out one of our application forms on line.

To know more about what YMCA Brunel do and apply please visit our website:

Contact details

If you would like to have further information about the role, please contact

YMCA Brunel Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Successful applicants are required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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