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Chargehand Multi-Skilled Shift Maintenance Technician - Estates

Employer
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bradford
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
7 Dec 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hours: 37 1/2 hours per week (working across a prescribed shift pattern ensuring cover 24 hours a day/365 days a year)

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and competent individual to undertake a multi-skilled role to carry out maintenance, repairs and inspection of building, mechanical and electrical services, associated systems, plant and equipment in accordance with relevant standards, legislative requirements and operational procedures.

The successful applicant will work in a small team on a rotating shift pattern providing 24 hour planned and breakdown response to the Foundation Trust's maintenance requirements. The successful applicant will need to be flexible to cover for colleagues during periods of leave to maintain continued service on the shift pattern.

Main duties of the job

Applicants will be able to work alone and as part of a team, and will assist the Team Leaders in leading and supervising the Estates Department's trades staff and external contractors. They will provide support, advice and assistance to qualified, semi-skilled staff and contractors to ensure that the Foundation Trust's assets are running efficiently, premises maintained in accordance with statutory, NHS Trust and departmental guidelines.

Summary of most important Experience/Skills/Qualifications required:

Applicants must have:
  • Completed a recognised electrical or mechanical apprenticeship such as EITB, CITB or equivalent, approved apprenticeship scheme.
  • City & Guilds - Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Completed an appropriate multi-skilling course to City & Guilds level or equivalent, or must have appropriate multi-skilling experience.
  • Formal training, ideally in an engineering discipline to HNC/HND level, or commensurate level of experience.
  • Experience of engineering and building techniques.
  • Competent in the use of computers including Microsoft Office.


About us

At Bradford Teaching Hospitals we're passionate about providing outstanding care for the people of the Bradford district and communities across the North of England. We're keen to meet people interested in sharing our passion and helping us continue to deliver the highest quality of care to our patients.

We're a renowned teaching hospital trust at the forefront of research, education and development, with a state-of-the-art simulation and skills training centre on site.

In short, we can help you lift your career to the next level. We've received huge investment to improve patient care which means we have truly world-class facilities including a brand new neonatal suite, state-of-the-art intensive care unit, a newly refurbished A& E department, new children's unit and a welcoming, modern atrium and reception area for staff and visitors.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Informal Enquiries to:

Mr Paul Noble, Estates Manager, Estates Department, Bradford Royal Infirmary,

Tel: 01274 364624

The salary and Terms & Conditions of service for this post are subject to change in line with Agenda for Change the new NHS Pay & Rewards system.

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, final salary pension scheme including life assurance cover and advice on childcare.

Closing Date: 05.12.23 (this date may change dependent on the response)

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Competent in the use of computers including Microsoft Office
  • Previously worked within a maintenance environment.
  • Have an understanding of the operational procedures and safe working practices of major items of plant and systems such as: -Steam raising plant & associated systems. -Steam and condense systems. -Heating and domestic water services. -Ventilation plant and associated systems. -Low voltage electrical distribution system and switchgear. -Emergency standby generating plant. -Fire alarm and detection systems. -Lighting systems (including emergency lighting.) -Lifts. -Nurse call system.
  • Have an awareness of the operational procedures and safe working practices of major items of plant and systems, such as: -Gas distribution system. -Sterilisation and decontamination equipment. -Medical gas pipeline system and associated plant. -Diesel Oil systems. -Building Management System (BMS) -Security System.
  • Experience must cover engineering and building techniques.
  • Experience of direct management of qualified labour force
  • Experienced in risk management, including undertaking audits, risk assessments, method statements, undertaking authorised persons duties and issuing/managing permit to work systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of health & safety


Skills

Essential

  • Ability to prioritise work when urgent demands or emergencies arise
  • Able to interpret technical information and advise staff on maintenance issues.
  • Ability to undertake lone working using own initiative and making informed decisions based on Estates operational policies, procedures, legislative requirements and best practice.
  • Ability to handle deadlines under pressure.
  • Ability to work as a team player or on own initiative.
  • Flexible and willing
  • Competent in the use of hand tools
  • Ability to use a wide range of test equipment.


Knowledge

Essential

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with staff at all levels.
  • Ability to formulate solutions to improve performance, selection of suitable equipment and/or parts to repair plant, equipment and buildings.
  • Demonstrate continual professional development and willing to undertake occupational training courses in order to fulfil and develop the duties of the post
  • Undertake training to become a Competent/Authorised Person in engineering systems as required.
  • Understanding of Information Governance and Confidentiality
  • Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how this affects patients, visitors and staff
  • Understanding of what the NHS Constitution means to you, and your responsibilities to the public, patients and colleagues.


Qualifications

Essential

  • Must have completed a recognised electrical or mechanical apprenticeship such as EITB, CITB or similar, approved apprenticeship scheme
  • City & Guilds - Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Must have completed an appropriate multi-skilling course to City & Guilds level or equivalent, or must have appropriate multi-skilling experience.
  • Formal training, ideally in an engineering discipline to HNC/HND level, or commensurate level of experience.


Other requirements

Essential

  • Prepared to work rostered shifts which ensures 24 hour on site cover 365 (6) days a year, and to provide cover for colleagues who may be absent.
  • Willingness to work both inside and outside in all weather conditions
  • Must hold a current valid driving licence and be willing to use personal vehicle for business use.


Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Bradford Teaching Hospitals

Bradford

BD9 6RJ

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389-23-5564900

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