Maintenance/Handy Person

Maintenance - EasyHotel Reading

Contract: Part time
Salary: £12.00 per hour

Opened in September 2018, easyHotel Reading is located within walking distance of Reading town centre and Reading train station, offering the perfect affordable base for both business and leisure travellers. Guest rooms are stylish, affordable and clean with home comforts like en-suite bathrooms, AC and central heating.

The hotel is located close to popular family attractions, with both Legoland and Thorpe Park just a short drive away. Other attractions nearby include the River Thames, Oracle Shopping Centre, Reading town centre and Reading Abbey.

Job Description

As a maintenance handy person you will be responsible for the upkeep of the hotel. Ensuring the health and safety of our guests, and undertaking all maintenance duties, including painting, plumbing, electrical and carpentering.

Please note this role is 16 hours per week over 2 days with flexible working days/evenings 

What We Offer

We want our staff to enjoy coming to work and provide a friendly and supportive environment for you to work in. You’ll develop personally through meeting and working with people from all over the world as we create memorable guest experiences together, and for those keen to develop you’ll have the opportunity to explore the business with various career options. In addition, on offer:

• Free Parking
• Apprenticeship programmes available
• Learning and Development Opportunities available through our Leadership Development Programmes
• Heavily discounted hotel stays and food & beverage 
• Uniform provided
• 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family. Giving you access to counselling services, physical wellbeing & financial aid.
• Life Assurance
• 28 holiday days (pro rata for part time)
• Automatic Enrolment into a workplace pension scheme

About Us

Convenient and centrally located, easyHotel Reading welcomes visitors to explore the local sights with ease and lay their head down in clean, comfortable rooms. Whether you’re looking for a short stay or planning a weekend visit, you couldn’t be in better hands with easyHotel Reading. Located on Caversham Road, right by the River Thames and just under a mile from the centre. Hotel offer 53 comfortable double rooms with en-suite bathrooms.

Role in our Family

Key responsibilities to your role:

  • Liaise with Hotel Management/Housekeeping Team and staff to carry out required painting, redecoration and general maintenance duties.
  • Carry out preparation/repair/application of finishing products as necessary.
  • Undertake both responsive and planned maintenance of painting and decoration
  • Execute workmanship using own initiative, to a high standard and ensure it is carried out in strict compliance with the Health and Safety at Work Act, and any other relevant legislation covering safety in the workplace for self and others.
  • Carry out inspections of occupied and empty rooms to determine the extent of painting, decoration and general maintenance required.
  • Carry out all necessary administrative work.
  • Monitoring and reporting weekly/monthly H&S tasks on Health and Safety Portal
  • To keep supervisory staff aware of progress and problems in a timely manner.
  • Good level of physical fitness, including the ability to lift, work at heights and in differing conditions.
  • To undertake all training as required (e.g. first aid, health and safety, customer service).

What Happens Next

Does this role suit your skillset? Apply now, this takes seconds, you’ll just need to provide some contact details along with a CV. Next, we’ll review your details, and if successful we’ll invite you to meet one of the team to learn more about you, your experience and let us tell you more about the Splendid group.
The Splendid Group is an equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture.