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Maintenance Technician

Southport And Ormskirk NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Maintenance TechnicianPermanent Contract Full Time - 37.5 hours per week

We currently have a vacancywithin the Department of Facilities Management: Mechanically biased Maintenance Technician.

To provide technical support services for the reactive/planned specialist maintenance work on a variety of hospital plant and equipment to ensure compliance with all statutory requirements.

Please note, this post will be subject to Standard DBS Check

Main duties of the job

Applicants should have served a recognized and registered craft apprenticeship and will have gained or working towards a NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification in Electrical Engineering, Building Services Engineering or Mechanical Engineering and possess equivalent previous hospital maintenance experience.

The post holder would be expected to carry out maintenance duties in an efficient and effective manner to support the successful delivery of a customer focused estate maintenance service for the Trust.

Perform routine duties which may be delegated by the maintenance team leader with the minimum of supervision and have a flexible and positive approach to change.

The applicants must understand and competently work on a wide range of Building Services systems with the ability to service, test, diagnose, and repair mechanical / electrical, plant and equipment.

Applicants must have the ability to deal with new situations as they arise and pass on relevant.

About us

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults' and children's accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women's and children's services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will act using their own initiative where necessary as a specialist technician to provide technical support services for the routine and non-routine fault diagnosis, repair, maintenance and operation of a wide range of complex building services.

These systems are situated in a wide range of Healthcare premises across the Trusts. They will also perform a wide range of technical measurements and adjustments, inputting and manipulation of data on computer based systems, liaising as necessary with Trust Management, nursing, other support staff, and specialist contractors to ensure optimal operation of all building services, plant and equipment

knowledge to colleagues. You must also actively participate in the operation of the planned preventative maintenance scheme. You will also participate in an On-Call system to provide Out of hours cover, 7 days per week emergency repairs service and it may be necessary to work at weekends and outside normal working hours.

You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to customer service, and have a track record of developing and maintaining good working relationships at all levels in a large organisation.

Strong interpersonal and literacy skills are essential as the job will involve direct liaison with patients, public and staff at all levels of the organisation.

You should also be able prioritise work within imposed deadlines, be a team player, and possess initiative and drive.

Applicants although based at either Southport or Ormskirk would be expected to work at any of the sites of Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust if required. Please state on application preferred site.

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Advert date: 15th May 2023

Closing date: 29th May 2023

Shortlisting date: 5th June 2023

Interview date: 14th June 2023

Person Specification



  • A Mechanical / Electrical apprenticeship


  • H.N.C. or equivalent in a relevant discipline



  • Relevant experience
  • Ability to adopt a reasonable attitude to the duties of the post



  • Logical fault finding methodology
  • Computer literate
  • Driving licence
  • Ability to communicate with staff at all levels.

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