We are looking for a Senior Plumber to provide and oversee high-quality, cost-effective planned reactive maintenance and repair service to all plumbing systems across the Prior’s Court estate and surrounding owned property. We are a registered charity operating residential homes and a school for autistic young people with complex needs.

  • Full Time (Rota basis)
  • Salary £40,000 depending on experience
  • Car owner/driver due to remote location
  • One site location- Near Newbury, RG18 9NU

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Key job information: 

Salary: Upto £40,000 depending on qualifications and experience

38hours per week (please see rota below)

Contract type: Permanent, full-time

Job description

The role of Senior Plumber

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

Some of the day-to-day responsibilities include:-

  • To undertake the maintenance, servicing, and installation of all the Prior's Court Foundation plumbing systems. Provide accurate related paperwork for all plumbing works including heating, water and specialist systems.
  • To plan tasks for any plumbing support (maintenance or external contractors), spot check completed tasks and provide training and support as required.
  • To be a point of contact for the maintenance, servicing and installation of all the Estates plumbing systems, liaising with the Estates chosen Commercial M&E Contractor and ensuring all works are undertaken within agreed time frames meeting SLA\Specification requirements.
  • 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.
  • Work 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.
  • To assist the Facilities Managers in ensuring a 24/7 call out response programme is in place for all emergencies relating to plumbing and heating (using in-house or external contractor resource) as necessary

Please see the job description for further details.

Rota pattern for the Senior Plumber role

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6am-4pm 6am-4pm 6am-4pm 6am-4pm
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
6am-4pm 6am-4pm 6am-4pm 6am-4pm


  • NVQ Level 2 or SVQ Level 3
  • Oftec Qualified
  • Plumbing qualification, such as City & Guilds
  • Valid driving licence


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. Find out more about the benefits we offer.

How to apply

Read through the application documents below, then complete a short online application form to apply. The recruitment team will be in touch within three working days. You can read about our application process in detail here.

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Application links: 
Job description Application form

Recruitment policy Safeguarding statement Equal opportunities statement
Documents to prove eligibility to work in the UK Job applicant privacy notice

Contact us about this role

t: 01635 245928

e: [email protected]

All positions at Prior's Court are subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check, references and receipt of the appropriate Right to Work documents. 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.

Prior’s Court is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we actively seek and embrace differences in thinking, experience, ethnicity, age, gender, faith, personalities and styles.

The different skills, experiences and backgrounds our employees bring to their roles create a workforce as diverse and individual as the young people we support and makes Prior’s Court a special place to work.

We strive for an inclusive environment where employees feel safe, engaged and supported to make a difference.

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