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Maintenance Technician - Electrical

Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We have a great opportunity for an Electrician to join our team of electrical maintenance technicians. The base salary starts at �28,407 rising to �34,581, on top of this there are enhancements for on-call and all additional hours are paid at time plus 50%, equivalent to �21.79 - �26.53 per hour. Further benefits include a market leading pension and generous holiday entitlement, starting at 27 days rising to 33 days, plus bank holidays.

Main duties of the job

To carry out repairs, installation works and planned maintenance work on a multi-trade basis, requiring specialist knowledge across a range of work procedures and practices. To undertake continual training and update development to remain current to industry standards and improve knowledge. To undertake the role and responsibility of Nominated Person (NP) Competent person (CP), Authorised person (AP) and Responsible person within areas of core HTM guidance / issue relevant permits when required. These roles require a high degree of independent decision making and responsibility for site critical services.

To take part in the departmental on call rota with other colleagues, and give additional cover as required covering holidays and sickness. When called to site post holder will be required to act independently. To undertake a reasonable amount of over time to support the requirements of the business. Enhancements are paid when carrying out these duties.

About us

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic NHS Trust (RJAH)is one of the leading orthopaedic hospitals in the country, with some of the highest levels of staff and patient satisfaction, as well as a strong reputation for research and innovation.

Joining RJAH is more than just a job - we want our people to have the best opportunities to thrive in their role.

We have a range of fantastic staff benefits on offer to everyone who joins RJAH and you'll have access to outstanding professional development opportunities and state-of-the-art facilities - including our recently-opened �6 million Headley Court Veterans' Orthopaedic Centre (the first unit of its kind in the UK).

RJAH has strong links with a range of universities including Staffordshire, Keele, Glyndwr, Chester and Birmingham.

The hospital is located on a site outside Oswestry in Oswestry, just off the A5. The nearest train station is in Gobowen, approximately two miles from the hospital.The station is part of the Chester to Birmingham line.

We are based in North Shropshire, close to the border with North and Mid Wales. It is one of the most attractive parts of the country, with a rich historic culture and excellent transport links. It offers outstanding opportunities for anyone who enjoys an outdoor lifestyle or is looking to raise a family.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The working hours are 37.5 hours per week, on site 8 hours every day with an earliest start time of 07:30 and latest finish of 17:00, Monday Friday.

This role will require you to have achieved industry recognised Electrical qualifications and having completed a Formal Apprenticeship or Craft equivalent and be an approved Electrician or have come from either a City & Guilds/NVQ Level 3 In Electrical Installation or Electrical Maintenance background.

The successful candidate would ideally have industry experience and would be expected to work alone and/or as part of a wider team. The role will require you to work cohesively with other Technical Disciplines. If you are unsure whether this job is for you please do contact us so you dont miss out on an opportunity.

There are plenty of opportunities to develop yourself personally whilst working at the Trust. As an integral part of the hospital team, we strive to provide best in class property and facilities services across our estate and appreciate that this success is driven by our People!

Person Specification



  • C & G Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience
  • In line with job requirements applicant must achieve during employment: CP / AP qualifications, test person status (decontamination), in line with HTM's


  • HNC/HND in Electrical/ Mechanical Engineering
  • HTM Test Person Decontamination
  • Recognised Apprenticeship



  • 2 year experience of working within the trade.
  • Previous experience of contributing to operational decision making


  • Experience in complex Engineering Services with a demonstrable track record of success
  • Hospital experience



  • Specialist knowledge of technical developments in Estates maintenance


  • Awareness of Building Maintenance Issues



  • Planning skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Good organisational skills and the ability to address and develop solutions and problems

Personal attributes


  • Attention to detail and pride in own workmanship
  • Must share Trust's beliefs and model this in their attitude and behaviour
  • Ability to develop themselves
  • Self-Motivator with drive and persistence
  • Ability to work under pressure

Physical attributes


  • Ability to work in difficult situations including confined spaces and abnormal conditions
  • Driving licence

Employer details

Employer name

Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital


SY10 7AG

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