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Electrical Maintenance Craftsman (Specialist)

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa, Plus Local RRP @ £3,277/year
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The Estates Department provides a comprehensive maintenance, repair and installation service of the buildings, grounds, engineering services and associated equipment throughout the Trust.

You must have served a recognised Electrical apprenticeship and gained a wide experience in building engineering services and plant maintenance with a BTEC HNC level or City and Guilds plus relevant post apprenticeship training or equivalent experience.

You must hold a current UK driving licence and reside within half an hour normal travel time to fulfil on-call duties.

The role is Monday - Friday with participation in an emergency on-call rota plus opportunities for overtime and weekend working.

Salary - �28,407 - �34,581 pa plus local RRP (�3,277 pa), with an approximate �1,000 pa on-call retainer, overtime, 27 days holiday & voluntary pension scheme.

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interview date: TBC

Main duties of the job

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued team mates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

This means that some services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

Person Specification

Knowledge, Training & Experience


  • HNC in Building services plus specialist training and experience to graduate level, or equivalent gained through a relevant apprenticeship plus additional specialist knowledge and experience gained through specialist training, short courses and C.P.D..
  • Authorised/Responsible and/or Competent Person in one or more of the following specialism's:- LV Electrical Systems HV Electrical Systems Heating and Ventilation Systems Decontamination Safe Water Systems Medical Gas Pipeline Systems (MGPS) Confined Spaces
  • Extensive knowledge of the electrical and/or mechanical and/or plumbing systems in NHS premises.
  • In depth knowledge of all relevant legislation and technical guidance
  • In depth knowledge of all relevant Health Technical Memorandum's (HTM's)
  • Significant experience working in a complex engineering/building environment.

Technical Skills Competencies


  • Skilled in maintenance, fault finding, test & repair work on a very wide range of complex engineering services & equipment, with the ability to work unassisted in varying, often technical environments whilst complying with Health & Safety/ environmental regulations and standards.

Other requirements specific to the role


  • Participate in outside of normal hour's on-call rota.
  • Full U.K driving licence.

Language requirement


  • Be able to speak English as necessary to undertake the role

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Castle Lane East



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