Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


YMCA is one of the most recognisable and iconic of all global charity brands. The YMCA movement started with us, Central YMCA. Throughout our nearly 200-year history, we’ve worked towards a world where people are happier, healthier and more fulfilled.

We’re a team of dedicated professionals who strive to reach that goal through creative health, wellbeing and education programmes. These range from fitness qualifications through to apprenticeships – everything from childcare to horticulture. We award qualifications in fitness and leisure for educational institutions in the UK and abroad. Then, of course, there’s our famous Club in central London, which is at the epicentre of contemporary wellbeing thinking and practice.

The Maintenance Technician role sits within the Central YMCA Estates Team, a central services department with a commitment to deliver excellent facilities that support our industry leading wellbeing, teaching and education operations. The Estates team comprises the facilities and cleaning support teams that provide cost effective and practical facilities services solutions to all operations whilst striving to create inclusive and inspiring environments for all users. The department has been recognised as the current Charity Team of the Year and has been instrumental in maintaining premises to be fit for purpose and delivering and supporting operations with a variety of projects including the recent £2million investment for the Central YMCA Club developments.

Do you want to be part of this? We are recruiting for a General Maintenance Technician (Electrical) to join the team to carry out any maintenance work, services contract management and associated facilities tasks in order to ensure the safe and continued operation of the charity’s facilities and associated premises.

About You

You will be a fully qualified electrician with experience of working in a commercial customer service environment.

You will also;

Have cross trade experience in maintaining premises fabric, fixtures and fittings and to carry out building services repairs within publicly access facilities.

Be able to work an average of 40 hours per week on a three week rota including one weekend and occasional scheduled night work

Are you up for the challenge? You will have a ‘can do’ approach, delivering results on time and to budget, in a supportive and client focused manner.

You will also need;

Formal training with a recognisable qualification in managing and maintaining electrical services and electrical systems e.g. City of Guilds Certification

This really is a fantastic opportunity to join our innovative team and do something great for yourself – and for others. If this sounds right for you click apply now, register your details and tell us why you are perfect for the role.

Central YMCA is committed to championing equality, diversity and inclusion in all its forms. For those who would like to work with us, Central YMCA welcomes applications from all sections of society. We believe that our Charity is greatly enhanced by the varied backgrounds, experiences and views represented within our team; we aim to appoint individuals based solely on their applicable skills, experience and attitudes.

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