A fantastic opportunity has arisen for passionate and enthusiastic individuals to join our maintenance team at YMCA Brunel!

Who we are?

YMCA Brunel is a leading charity that works to ensure all young people, belong, contribute and are equipped to thrive in their communities.

Our vision is for all our young people to have ambition for themselves, to be confident individuals, effective contributors, successful learners and responsible citizens; and to be nurtured, safe, active, healthy, achieving, included, respected and responsible in their communities. We believe in children and young people and we trust them to take charge of the world. We actively encourage them to take leadership in their own lives but also in their local and global communities.  With this in mind, we provide housing and accommodation services, youth clubs, childcare, health and well-being services and we run 2 hostels.

What you can expect in this role?

You will ensure that YMCA Brunel group 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.

As part of the facilities team the post holder will also 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.

The post holder will need to have their own vehicle for business use in this role.

You may have experience as or in:

  • General maintenance and caretaking of premises.
  • An ability to carry out day to day maintenance and minor repairs.
  • Knowledge of best practice and current building regulations in building maintenance.

We can offer you the following:

  • 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


Across Wiltshire (Currently – Lyneham, Chippenham, Calne, Trowbridge, Westbury) and Bath.


22.5 hours a week+ additional hours offered at times.

Rate of Pay

  • £10.04 per hour
  • £11,746.8 per year
  • £ 19,578 per year (full time equivalent)

Contract Type


HR line

If you would like to have a chat about the role, please contact Francis by phone 07929847186

HR line

YMCA Brunel Group is committed to follow safer recruitment guidelines and all candidates will have to demonstrate full employment history, give 2 good references and be DBS checked. In line with the requirements of the Asylum & Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process.


These core values were developed by our staff and trustees and they are at the core of what we do and how we behave. We know that our staff are at the heart of all our work and we are constantly working at ways to develop and nurture our employees. Some current ways we do this include:

  • Staff get a fully inclusive membership of our health & wellbeing centre in Bath for the heavily discounted price of £15/month
  • We offer a weekly wind down yoga and guided meditation class that is free to all staff
  • We offer ways to upskill in different areas such as social media, fundraising, relationship building and health, safety & compliance
  • Mentoring, coaching and secondment schemes – to support staff new in post and those seeking development and new opportunities.
  • To meet and attend national YMCA events as well as access to other YMCA networks either geographically or role driven.

Other employee benefits include:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced sick pay allowances and paid compassionate and emergency dependent leave
  • Free health & wellbeing advice via a 24/7 support line
  • YMCA employee advantages such as access to national YMCA discounts

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