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    General Maintenance Operative

    Job Type:

    Full time




    Job Description:

    Ferns Group are a family run business with over 25 years’ experience as an established Utilities and Reinstatement company, specialising in Telecoms Civils, and tailored reinstatement services.

    Our Mission is “to be the preferred choice in our field by adding value to our business partners without compromise to quality, safety or the environment.”​

    We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated and reliable Plumber and General Maintenance operative to carry out works in both commercial and domestic environments across the Maidstone and the wider Kent area.

    This is a varied role including preventative maintenance and repairs for rental properties, so you will be required to turn your hand to a wide range of repairs. You will supply your own tools. A Company Van will be provided.

    Knowledge of central heating would be advantageous and the ability to assist qualified trades like electricians, plumbers and carpenters would be expected.

    We are willing to consider PAYE or Self-Employed.

    This is a full time position working 40 hours a week. Flexibility to attend out of hours emergency work would be advantageous.

    Essential attributes

    • Reliable
    • Good verbal and written communication skills
    • Confident and positive
    • Team player
    • Committed and enthusiastic


    • General Maintenance/plumbing: Ideally a minumum of 2 years experience
    • Valid UK Driving Licence (Required)
    • CSCS (Preferred)
    • City & Guilds Plumbing Qualification (Preferred)


    • Competitive Salary/day rate
    • Commericial Vehicle with fuel card

    Job Types: Full-time, Freelance


    • On-site parking


    • 9 hour shift
    • Monday to Friday

    Ferns Group are dedicated to diversity in the workplace and committed to treating all our employees and job applicants equally. We embrace equal opportunities, including working with the prison service, and are opposed to discrimination on any grounds.

    All applicants must have rights to work in the UK and be willing to undertake the relevant pre-employment screening checks should your application be successful.