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Electrically Biased Multi-Skilled Craftsman

Employer
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Location
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum
Closing date
9 Mar 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Applications are invited for the post of Electrically Biased Multi-skilled Maintenance Craftsperson within the Estates Department to be part of the QEH team.

The suitable candidates shall have successfully completed a recognised electrical craft apprenticeship such as EITB, CITB or similar, approved apprenticeship scheme ideally to HNC/HND level, or commensurate level of experience.

You will have completed an appropriate multi-skilling course to City & Guilds level or equivalent, or must have appropriate multi-skilling experience.

** Please note that previous applicants need not apply**

Main duties of the job

You will 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

Previous NHS experience would be an advantage and you must be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation and Safe Working Practices.

The successful candidate will be required to participate in an out-of-hours on-call rota (with allowance)

The post is site based but the successful candidate may be required to work at any Trust property and therefore are required to hold a full driving licence.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

About us

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) King's Lynn is located near some of the most beautiful scenery in the UK, along the north Norfolk coast, and not far from Sandringham House.

We provide a comprehensive range of specialist, acute, obstetrics and community-based healthcare services to around 331,000 people across west and north Norfolk, in addition to parts of Breckland, Cambridgeshire and South Lincolnshire.

We have more than 4,000 staff and volunteers, approximately 530 beds, and a helipad for air ambulances. We work with neighbouring hospitals for the provision of tertiary services, including as part of regional partnership and network models of care, such as the trauma network.

In February 2022 the significant progress that has been made at QEH was recognised by the Care Quality Commission who rated the Trust as 'Good' in all of the core services they inspected. They recommended the Trust moves out of the recovery support system (formerly special measures).

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information about this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Must have completed a recognised electrical or mechanical apprenticeship such as EITB, CITB or similar, approved apprenticeship scheme
  • City & Guilds - Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Must have completed an appropriate multi-skilling course to City & Guilds level or equivalent, or must have appropriate multi-skilling experience.


Desirable

  • Formal training, ideally in an engineering discipline to HNC/HND level, or commensurate level of experience.


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
  • 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.


Skills

Essential

  • Analytical & judgemental Skills, Communication & Relationship Skills, Physical Skills,
  • 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 use a wide range of test equipment.
  • Ability to work as a team player or on own initiative.
  • Competent in the use of hand tools
  • Ability to use a wide range of test equipment.
  • Available for On-Call, as part of a team


Aptitude

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.
  • Undertake training to become a Competent/Authorised Person in engineering systems as required.
  • Prepared to work rostered shifts which ensures 24-hour onsite cover 365 (6) days a year, and to provide cover for colleagues who may be absent.


Employer details

Employer name

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT

Address

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Gayton Road,

King's Lynn, Norfolk

PE30 4ET

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426-1001-24DC-A

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