General Building Operative - #672479

Amey plc


Date: 1 week ago
City: Liverpool
Contract type: Full time
Work schedule: Full day
Amey plc

Your New Role


We have a fantastic opportunity for a permanent General Building Operative to join our Ministry of Justice (MoJ) account in Liverpool. This role is based on-site at HMP Liverpool, 68 Hornby Road, Liverpool, L9 3DF.


There may be a need to work some weekends but this would be on a rota basis (and with an additional allowance of 15% of basic salary)


At Amey, we’re supporting our justice client, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) by providing them with safe, clean and efficient prisons.


By using our facilities management expertise, we help keep 60 secure premises across England and Wales running smoothly.


The standard hours of work are 39 hours per week (across 7 days where a weekend shift pattern is in place).


Work-life balance and flexibility are key for our success. We empower our people to make choices that are right for them, with hybrid, part-time and flexible work patterns. And with a network of offices across the UK, we’re open to discussing working options that suit you.


You will be responsible for:



  • To work in a team to provide general maintenance tasks and support tradespeople on site.

  • Provide a professional assistance service to those requesting support including contractor escorting duties when required.

  • Complete tasks associated with DIY such as Decorating, hanging notice boards, building furniture, repair of items around the prison.

  • Checking appliances, fittings and general environment are in good working order and all defects reported to Team Leader.

  • General good housekeeping, including litter picking and landscaping around the grounds if required.

  • All other FM duties as required directed by team manager.

  • This role will also support both local and business zero carbon programmes, working towards zero carbon in a strategic and lean manner as and where it is appropriate.

  • Responsible for ensuring H&S standards are achieved across the contract.


What makes this role unique?


You will support the engineers in all maintenance across the site as well as working independently. Prison Security Clearance will be required (Amey will support you through this process).


We want to hear from you if you have:



  • Solid experience in DIY/ general building maintenance.

  • Willingness to learn new skills.

  • Ability to work well in a team.


Ideally you will be qualified in a trade with experience in general maintenance.


In addition to this, it would be desirable if you have time management skills and experience working within a large site area, although this is not essential as we will provide you with the required development you need to bring you up to speed.


What we offer you


When you join us, we can offer flexibility, career development, a choice of benefits and support that help you through all life’s ups and downs. It’s the reason why Investors in People put us among the top 1% of employers and we have a competitive reward and benefits program



  • Career Development - Exceptional development and progression plan

  • Pension – Generous Pension scheme which we will contribute to

  • Holidays - Minimum 24 days holiday + Bank Holidays

  • Choices - Our flexible benefits scheme is tailored by you, including buying additional annual leave, cycle2work scheme, charity giving and gym membership

  • Save with Amey - Our online voucher portal gives you access to thousands of discounts from leading retailers to help you save on shopping, days out, or nights in. It includes healthcare, free GP service, dental vouchers

  • Social Value - You’ll get 2 Community Involvement Days each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice and further opportunities to support fundraising initiatives


We embrace difference and support individuals to work in ways that work best for them.


We are committed to working sustainably and by working in partnership with the communities we serve, so people and the planet are protected.


At Amey, you have freedom to perform because we know if nothing holds you back, together, we can be extraordinary.


Who is Amey?



  • We are at the heart of modern Britain, helping the economy to grow by designing, maintaining and transforming the nation’s strategic assets.



  • Our 11,000 people are behind the critical services the country relies on every day.



  • Our unique engineering and operations experience, together with data driven insight from our consulting business, delivers better results for our clients.



  • We are trusted partners of Government – both national and local – managing assets and complex projects that are vital to the sustainable growth of the country.


To find out more take a look at our website www.amey.co.uk


Application Guidance


Amey is committed to Inclusion and Diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


Please contact our recruitment team at [email protected] to discuss any access needs and reasonable adjustments that may be required at any point during the recruitment process.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date should we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.


Apply today – We are excited to hear from you!


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