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Multiskilled Technician

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata (enhancements added to base for unsociable hours)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who has a willingness to adapt and to learn. Reporting to the Work Load Co-ordinator, you will direct, supervise, instruct and assist other Maintenance Craftsmen and contractors in carrying out maintenance duties throughout the hospital and other unit premises and undertake unsupervised routine maintenance to carry out or oversee the repair/maintenance and installation of complex plant and equipment associated with premises administered by the Estates & Facilities Division.

You will carry out your duties to a high standard in an efficient and timely manner and will be required to carry out as required, where you are deemed competent, duties in other trades appertaining to Estates & Facilities and the operational function of the Division, in the pursuit of a fully flexible workforce. There will also be a need to provide sickness and annual leave cover for the section. You will integrate with all sections of the Estates and Facilities Division and liaise with all trust staff.

To succeed in the role you will have a completed a time served apprenticeship or similar structured training program with post qualification experience in an engineering discipline and possess an engineering background with a good knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and guidance.

Main duties of the job

The Estates Maintenance Department provides a varied range of building and engineering services to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust in order to maintain the buildings and associated services in line with current legislation and standards. The department is committed to the ongoing training of their staff to a high standard in order to comply with legislation and to ensure that the patient environment is maintained so as to be safe but in a cost effective and efficient manner.

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is building on its Foundation Trust status and impressive track record and a vacancy for Maintenance Technician (Shifts) has arisen within the Estates Maintenance Department Due to growth along with internal promotions we are looking for an additional member of the team.

About us

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) provides good quality, safe and effective healthcare to the people of Cheshire and beyond. The Trust, which manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford, was established as an NHS Trust in April 1991 and became a Foundation Trust in April 2008.

We employ almost 5,000 members of staff, provide around 540 hospital beds, with a range of services including accident and emergency, maternity, outpatients, therapies, and children's health.

The Trust is also part of Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP), a unique local health partnership that provides a range of community services for people across South Cheshire and Vale Royal.

During the Coronavirus pandemic, the Trust was recognised nationally for its 'Be Safe Be EquiPPEd' campaign, which aimed to make the Trust as safe as possible for staff and patients, through supporting the correct use of PPE.

The results in the 2020 national NHS Staff Survey showed improvements in all elements of the safety culture theme, with 92% of respondents feeling their role made a difference to our patients. We were also recognised nationally for our workforce health and wellbeing initiatives.

At Mid Cheshire, we value our staff and appreciate that in order to give our patients the best quality, compassionate care, we also need to look after our colleagues.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To carry out or oversee the repair/maintenance installation of complex plant and equipment associated with premises administered by the Estates & Facilities Division.

Please see full job description.

Person Specification



  • Minimum Qualifications as stated in job description



  • Demonstratable Knowledge of maintenance practises



  • Relevant experience

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