Job description


Site Maintenance Officer - Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists

Practice Site:
  • Lumbry Park (Alton)

Lumbry Park

Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists is a large multidisciplinary referral hospital providing specialist veterinary services across the South of England, including London and the Thames Valley. Our services include Orthopaedic surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Soft Tissue Surgery, Dentistry, Cardiology, and Diagnostic Imaging. The hospital is an ISFM gold feline clinic and was awarded the BVHA design award for an outstanding working environment. We are part of CVS (UK) Ltd, the largest provider of integrated veterinary services in the UK; the referrals division currently operates eight referral hospitals in the UK and Ireland. 


We are now looking to recruit Site Maintenance Officer to join our team.


Main duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct competent general maintenance, repair and service duties, and equipment/appliances as requested/tasked.
  • Maintain the grounds by basic landscaping, hedges, lawns, borders, paved areas.
  • Become primary point of contact for maintenance and contractors on site.
  • Perform ordinary maintenance and repair work.
  • Liaise with contractors if a problem needs to be escalated and obtain quotations for approval.
  • Report defects to contractors and Hospital Managers or Clinical Directors in a timely manner.
  • Cross check invoices from all related contractors and verify completed works and financial accuracy for payment.
  • Organise and maintain the service agreements relating to the hospital building equipment.
  • Undertake role of Fire Safety Officer including testing weekly fire alarms and update Safety Hub. 
  • Assist in the health and safety checks of the hospital and rectify issues in a practical manner.  Take responsibility for ensuring up to date with all required training i.e. annual online H&S training.
  • Periodic testing of emergency lighting, automatic doors and timer lights.
  • Comply with procedures and standards set in place at all times.
  • Undertake occasional emergency response/out of hour's duties if required.


Detailed responsibilities.

  • External landscaping
  • Maintenance of the hedges, paved areas, weeding outdoor baskets and plants
  • Car park maintenance Salt bins, gritting in the winter, pot holes, Lines and markings in car parks, cones for health and safety / deliveries
  • Communicate with the senior nurses or hospital managers when your duties require their assistance in a particular area of the hospital or item of hospital equipment
  • Diarise appointment of contractors on Robovet visitor's diary
  • Be accessible to members of staff on the phone or dect phone


Salary is dependent on experience

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Lumbry Park (Alton)
Selborne Road, Alton, Hampshire, United Kingdom, GU34 3HL
  • Salary:
    Salary + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists
  • City:
  • Job Type:
    Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Employment Type:
  • Application Closing Date:
    31 December 2021
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