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Electrically Biased Multiskilled Technician

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
9 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting job opportunity in the Estates Department of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust for an Electrically Biased Multi-Skilled Technician. The post is based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will undertake multi-skilled tasks which are complex and/or non-routine, involving calibrating and fault finding on a wide range of engineering plant and equipment (electrical distribution boards and associated circuits, lighting, fire detection, building management and automation systems, standby electrical generators, HVAC plant, security access control, CCTV and Nurse Call systems) installed within Trust premises.

The post holder will be part of the wider Estates multi-disciplined team, and should therefore be able to work as part of the team, but also possess the ability to work alone and be an active member of the Estates on-call team.

Due to the On-Call requirement of the post, you must be able to respond to emergency calls within 45 minutes of leaving home and arriving at the base hospital.

About us

The Trusts' vision puts the patient at the heart of everything we do and is guided by the principles and values about which we care deeply. In line with this vision, the Estates Directorate are seeking a highly committed professional to join our team.

Become part of a large dynamic team, supporting various areas across all sites in maintaining and upgrading the Estates, to ensure that the overall condition is kept to a high standard in line with current regulations, duties which include but not exhausted to Mechanical, Electrical and General Maintenance expertise.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification



  • Completed recognised apprenticeship in relevant base trade
  • B/TEC (HNC/HND) or equivalent relevant experience
  • Demonstrable ability to interpret & fault find on a diverse range of complex electrical/mechanical systems and installations
  • Health and Safety Qualifications or modules of technical qualifications (IOSH One Day Working Safely, CSCS Bronze card minimum). Or agree to carry out the training

Experience & Knowledge


  • Significant in depth experience post apprenticeship
  • A clear understanding of health and safety procedures in theory and practical application
  • Installation and/or maintenance experience in an industrial or domestic or commercial setting


  • Relevant experience of NHS hospital environment
  • PLC knowledge and experience



  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with others, mainly verbally & in writing
  • Demonstrable competence in dealing with difficult and/or stressful circumstances

Personal Qualities


  • A focus on customer service
  • Willing to undertake training relevant to the post
  • A commitment to own continuous personal development
  • Basic IT skills or willing to learn

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Princess Royal Hospital

Apley Castle



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