Maintenance Support Volunteer

St Margaret’s is looking for people to join the maintenance team who will assist the estates team with simple maintenance jobs and routine checking of equipment at the hospice sites.

This is a voluntary role and based over both Yeovil and Taunton sites. 

About you

If you are looking to share your skills in maintenance and can share in our vision and enthusiasm to make a difference, we would love to talk to you about this role and the work of St Margaret’s.

This role would suit someone who is socialable and enjoys meeting new people. We are always looking for people who have particular skills and qualifications in electrics and plumbing, but a person with lots of enthusiasm and willing to foot a ladder is always welcome. 

What we offer

  • The opportunity to make a real difference to our patients
  • Role specific training provided by the maintenance team 
  • Additional training courses can be attended if appropriate to the role
  • Broadening skills, knowledge and expertise working alongside a diverse range of professions
  • Enhance your CV
  • Travel expenses paid for some training
  • Support from your service coordinator
  • Regular update opportunities including newsletters and event

Time commitment

  • Hours are flexible, throughout the days Monday-Friday 
  • Frequency can be weekly, fortnightly, monthly 

Brief description of main tasks and activities

Maintenance volunteers assist our maintenance team with many different tasks both inside and outside of our buildings. As well assisting with weekly fire alarm testing they also assist with recording hot and cold water temperatures, and the condition of fixed firefighting equipment.

 

Interested? Get in touch

If you are interested in becoming a maintenance volunteer at our Taunton/Yeovil hospice please get in touch:

Email volunteering@st-margarets-hospice.org.uk 

Telephone 01823 333 822 or 01935 709480

Post Volunteer admin, St Margaret’s Hospice, Heron Drive, Taunton, TA1 5HA

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