Maintenance Assistant

TN22 4AY
29120 - 29120 Per Annum
26 Jan 2023
23 Feb 2023
Vacancy Filler
Full Time

You make it Hand Picked!

Established by Guy and Julia Hands in 1999, Hand Picked hotels has grown organically and through acquisition to become the 5th largest luxury hotel group in the UK – comprising 21 hotels across the UK and Channel Islands. With welcoming and charming service delivered in truly inspirational settings, our guests are encouraged to relax, kick off their shoes and indulge.

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Assistant at Buxted Park Hotel. 

Buxted Park Hotel is a 4 Red Star Hotel in Uckfield with 43 bedrooms including 7 suites, a 2 AA Rosette restaurant and bar facilities and a variety of function spaces making it a popular wedding and events venue.

About the role:

Are you a multi-skilled maintenance professional looking for a full time role? Do you live locally to Buxted Park in Sussex and have transport?

We are looking for a knowledgeable and proactive Maintenance Assistant to join our Hand Picked Hotel team at Buxted Park Hotel.  This is a full time position working 40 hours over 5 days between the hours of 8am and 6pm to include weekends and call outs.

Alongside proactive routine tasks and work schedules that help keep the Hotel looking beautiful and ensure the safety of our guests and colleagues; the role also includes a lot of reactive maintenance work too. We are looking for someone who will remain calm under pressure (regardless of any spanner being thrown in the work), has an eye for detail and will look after the Hotel and staff accommodation like it’s their own.

To be successful you will have lots of different skills in your toolbox, from plumbing to carpentry and decorating to tiling. 

Being a Maintenance Assistant requires patience and dedication, a sense of humour, stamina and the ability to turn your hand to anything.

Have we hit the nail on the head? If this sounds like the kind of role you have been looking for then we want to hear from you!

About you:

  • You’ll have previous experience in Maintenance and a wide range of skills and knowledge
  • You’ll be motivated by keeping this historic Hotel looking her best and in excellent working order
  • You’ll enjoy being responsible and taking ownership of the safety and security of the Hotel and all of its guests
  • You’ll enjoy working with people and building a rapport with your colleagues
  • Most of all, you’ll have a professional, organised and friendly approach

Our Benefits include:

  • A competitive salary package
  • Company pension scheme with a generous employer contribution
  • Life assurance scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Program to support you with whatever life throws at you.
  • Company Sickness Scheme Benefit.
  • 28 days holiday per year (pro rata for this part time position) including bank holidays, increasing to 33 days including bank holidays with length of service.
  • Forward career progression, with access to our In House and external training programs, including apprenticeships and other recognised hospitality industry courses which are all supported by our learning and development team.
  • £30 staff stays with Hand Picked Hotels per room Bed & Breakfast & 25% discount on all food & drink. Yes, it’s as good as it sounds!
  • Annual loyalty awards (like afternoon teas and overnight stays)
  • Online retail discount platform offering thousands of savings with high street retailers and restaurants as well as a health and well-being platform.
  • Opportunity to make lifelong friendships and be part of team that celebrates Diversity and Inclusion.

Hand Picked Hotels is an Equal Opportunities employer. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the