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Multi Skilled Maintenance Craftsperson

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title -Multi Skilled Maintenance Craftsperson (Multi-Trade, Plumbing, Pipefitting) - (Mechanical)

Hours per week-37.5 Hours Per week

Perm/Fixed Term-Permanent

Salary-�28,407 - �34,581 Per Annum

Closing Date:19th April 2024

Interview Date: 26th April 2024

This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.

All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.

Careers at George Eliot - 'Where you make a difference'

Main duties of the job

To work autonomously as a specialist craftsperson in area of expertise, planning and responding to Planned Preventive Maintenance and emergency calls.

The post requires frequent concentration to diagnose faults and the adaptability to respond to frequent interruptions and deal with unplanned maintenance issues.

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate employees who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To take responsibility for diagnostic fault finding, problem solving and repairand maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment. To undertakeservicing and installation of equipment and systems within the Trust and inother properties maintained by the Maintenance Department as directed.
  • Partake in the installation of services through small or capital worksprogrammes
  • To set out new work or set up new production appropriate to his/her original trade using relevant instruments and machinery without supervision. This may include the manufacture, assembly, erection and installation of new work using own initiative, experience and judgement. Interpret and work from all instructions, drawings and specifications appropriate to their trade without supervision.

Person Specification

Experience and Knowledge


  • A proven background within Maintenance or similar industries
  • Experience / knowledge in the use of hand tools
  • Experience / knowledge of mechanical, electrical and building maintenance
  • Experience of using computer programmes
  • Understanding of COSHH regulations


  • Previous experience in working within the Healthcare environment
  • Understanding of Asbestos regulations
  • Experience of driving Transit Van sized vehicle towing a trailer

Qualification and Professional Training


  • City & Guilds Level 3 in Plumbing, Mechanical Fitting or Mechanical Maintenance/Installation equivalent apprenticeship or approved training
  • Additional recognised multi-skilled training course or HNC/HND combining both elements


  • Relevant certification
  • Basic Computer qualification
  • CP Training Qualifications

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to concentrate where the work pattern can be unpredictable
  • Ability to work close to very ill/terminally ill patients
  • In-Depth knowledge of a wide range of mechanical systems including but not limited to 2 & 3 port heating systems, buffer vessell, PHEX & AHU


  • Basic knowledge of a wide range of electrical systems including but not limited to LV/HV, generators, BMS & final circuits

Personal Qualities


  • Willing to undertake any duties allocated


  • Good communication skills - able to communicate with ward & department staff and visitors
  • Good written and verbal communication skills



  • Physically fit
  • Holds full current driving license
  • Not upset by distressing situations
  • Willingness to work outside of normal hours if required for the needs of the business

Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust


George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust

College Street


CV10 7DJ

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