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Estates Mobile Technician

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£29,828 to £36,311 a year Per Annum (Incl. HCAS)
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

What's special about this opportunity?

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust can provide you with a dynamic, people-centred environment, where you will be empowered to support patients with complex conditions, adopting a personalised approach to patient care that maximises independence, choice and control, following our philosophy of enabling people to reach and maintain their optimum level of health and wellbeing.

We value our employees and put people first. As a Global Digital Exemplar, we will provide you with an excellent working environment that has just been recognised as having a 'Good' rating overall, being an 'Outstanding', well-led, organisation, and having an 'Outstanding' Older Adults Mental Health Team in our latest CQC inspection, which found that: 'Managers across Berkshire Healthcare promoted a positive culture that supported and valued staff, creating a sense of common purpose based on shared values.'

Working in a passionate team, you will have access to our Trust-wide Learning and Development programme and be supported in your career and personal growth, with opportunities to help you build your Continuing Professional Development portfolio, enabling you to extend your skills and ensure that you excel.

We are pioneers in compassionate leadership and Quality Improvement, which is about creating a culture where everyone has a voice and where service users and staff collaborate to have a direct impact on the things that matter most.

Main duties of the job

You are self-motivated, reliable, with a positive can-do attitude. You must be a time served Multi-skilled Technician with experience working on reactive breakdowns & planned maintenance within a healthcare (or similar) building environment. A genuine multi-trade hard services background is essential, with any previous electrical training/practise an added benefit for the role. You will play a proactive role within a dynamic and innovative department, delivering key objectives to meet both departmental and Trust requirements.

You will work in our friendly, high performing Estates team across Berkshire, ensuring excellent service at all times. A great communicator, you will enjoy working with the Estates Supervisor and colleagues of the Estates team.

Working flexibly, you will enjoy working across multiple sites in Berkshire and have access to a BHFT pool-type road vehicle for business use only. Your energy and drive will be rewarded with the support of a dedicated team that strives to create a progressive, warm, friendly and considerate environment.

Working Pattern:37.5 hours + on call stipend (on call attracts additional payments of approximately �5,200/annum) + occasional overtime (as scheduled).

What's next?

If you share our passion for people and the dedication to excel, we'd love to hear from you.

About us

Berkshire Healthcare has a record of achievement and success that places us as one of the best performing Trusts in the country. We are rated 'Outstanding' by the CQC, we have a history of strong financial performance, and we have a highly skilled and engaged workforce. We aspire to be an outstanding organisation for everyone: our people, our patients, their families, and their carers.

For our people who work here that means we want Berkshire Healthcare to be a great place to work where everyone can thrive and grow. Some of the benefits of joining our team:
  • Flexible working opportunities and a strong emphasis on your work, life balance
  • Annual leave - 27 days for new starters, plus bank holidays. Increasing to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years NHS service. Pro rata for part time staff
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities
  • Salary sacrifice scheme for a new car
  • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave for eligible staff
  • Advanced IT enablement and support
  • Confidential telephone care service providing independent support and advice for staff.
  • And so much more

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

The Trust may close any vacancy prior to the advertised closing date due to the high level of responses we receive for some of our vacancies.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification



  • City Guilds or HNC - apprenticeship or NVQ equivalent. Or equivalent/comparable work experience.



  • Must have completed recognised apprenticeship, mechanical/electrical engineering or plumbing


  • Gas Safe registered

Previous Experience


  • Experience in working in a service led maintenance environment working on a large variety of engineering services.
  • Further post apprenticeship of 5 years' experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • Knowledge of Plant and Machinery over wide range of skills, e.g. boilers, air conditioning, fire alarms, medical gases, sterilisers, nurse call systems and other equipment
  • Work Supervision
  • Participate in on-call rota
  • Prepared to cross-trade work.
  • Shall be able to communicate freely with all members of staff and clients.
  • Ability to work alone and take the initiative in matters up to the individual's level of experience and knowledge

Additional Requirements


  • Possess Driving Licence and be prepared to drive company vehicle that has a GPS tracker
  • Physically Fit
  • Maintain an acceptable appearance utilising at all times the overalls and identification badges supplied by the Trust
  • Pleasant Manner

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