Dick White Referrals

Maintenance Operative


Job Summary:

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Maintenance Operative, who is passionate and conscientious, to join our dedicated in house Maintenance Team working in our busy, purpose-built specialist veterinary hospital. The position will involve all aspects of internal & external maintenance works of the hospital and grounds.

Successful Candidate:

You will have a passion and drive for delivering outstanding results. You will be friendly and reliable with good attention to detail and work to the highest standards. You will be a team player who enjoys working in a supportive working environment whilst also being able to use your initiative.

In this position you can expect to come into something completely different everyday, from general repairs or maintenance around the Hospital, basic plumbing, internal or external decorating and grounds maintenance to monthly and periodic emergency light testing, carrying out routine checks and temperature monitoring of water systems or water filter replacement.

Working 40 hours a week Monday to Friday.

We welcome applications from experienced engineers of different discipline specific backgrounds.


As you would expect from the UK’s largest private veterinary referral hospital we offer an inspiring and friendly working environment together with career development opportunities and an excellent package and benefits that include:

  • Basic salary £18,000 to £21,500 pa pro-rata (dependant on qualifications and experience)
  • Pension
  • Generous leave allowance
  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • Access to Private Medical cover
  • Personal Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

If you share our passion for delivering excellence, trust and care then we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to vacancies@dwr.co.uk

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