We are looking for a Plumber to provide high quality, cost effective planned reactive maintenance and repair service to all plumbing systems across the Prior’s Court Estate and surrounding owned properties.

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Key job information: 

Salary: £28,000+ depending on qualifications and experience

38 hours per week (52 weeks). 6am to 4pm over a two week shift pattern, shown below;

Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday

Week 2: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Contract type: Permanent
Job description: Plumber job description
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About Prior's Court

Prior's Court was set up by Founding Patron Dame Stephanie Shirley, whose vision of a centre of excellence for children with autism became reality with the opening of Prior's Court School in 1999. We have since grown to support around 90 young people with autism aged between 5-25 years with the opening of Prior's Court Young Adult Provision in 2011.

We offer a range of specialist services within a residential children’s home, school and adult provision to support children and young people severely challenged by their autism. 

The role of Plumber at Prior's Court

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Estates team at Prior’s Court to support the school as a Qualified Plumber.  The responsibilities are varied and would provide the opportunity to work across a commercial and domestic setting. 

To carry out all plumbing repairs and in-house plumbing projects to a high level and standard, conforming to the current Gas safe, Oftec and British standard Regulations.

Working to an agreed programme of rolling upgrades for domestic and commercial plant across the Estate, liaising with the Estates Manager, to ensure all condition reports are provided. 

Liaising with various M&E contractors to ensure works are completed in agreed timelines.  This position will also include supporting the rest of the team across the estate so it is important that you enjoy a varied workload.

This position is a 38 hour working week across two shift patterns (see below) and would include supporting the Estates Supervisor with 24/7 on call cover and coordination within the team/contractors. 

Hours are 6am-4pm over the following two shift patterns: 

Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, Sunday

Week 2: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Experience of plumbing, contractor management experience and plumbing qualifications.  Valid driving licence required

Plumber job description


Minimum NVQ Level 2 or SVQ Level 3 Plumbing qualification.


We aim to make all staff feel valued and supported with training and a competitive salary along with providing the knowledge and skills needed to do a great job.

Learn more about working at Prior's Court including the benefits we offer, our beautiful working environment and more about how you can make a difference as part of the Prior's Court team:

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How to apply

Read through the application documents below, then complete a short online application form to apply. You may be required to fill in additional forms depending on the role and will be advised by HR following your application. You can read about our application process in detail here.

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Contact us about this role

t: 01635 245928

e: [email protected]

All positions at the school are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and references. Prior’s Court Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.