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Maintenance Craftsperson - Electrical

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
To participate in the effective and efficient day to day maintenance / running of all types of engineering plant and equipment associated with a modern day NHS Foundation Trust Hospital.

Maintenance Craftsman / Craftswoman will be employed on work appropriate to their core specialist skills and should possess levels of flexibility and competence to allow them to perform the following:

Performs work including activities which are complex and/or non-routine. Responsible for calibration and fault finding on a wide range of engineering plant and equipment (Electrical distribution, lighting, fire detection, building control and automation, standby generator plant, security access control, CCTV, nurse call systems, Building Management System and data communications etc.

Main duties of the job

  • Undertaking maintenance, repairs, minor improvement and minor capital work across the Trust ensuring compliance with Trust safety standards and procedures.
  • Diagnose and repair faults in Electrical Engineering and Mechanical installations, plant and equipment to deal with new situations as they arise and pass on knowledge to others.
  • Understand the workings of Electrical Systems in NHS buildings. Instruct others in the above features and other aspects of his / her work. Perform a wide range of work of other crafts. Manufacture, assemble, erect and install new work. Carry out repairs, maintain and efficiently run plant and equipment. Be conversant with various aspects of electrical Planned Preventative Maintenance. Use all relevant tools and equipment. Understand fully the inter-relationship between various maintenance crafts.
  • Actively participate in the operation of the Estates / Facilities management system including completion of all paperwork required of the scheme. (Including completion of all job dockets and time sheets).
  • At all times carry Trust communication devices (pager/smart phone) to facilitate immediate response to emergencies (Mexborough rapid response team).
  • Have the ability to prioritise and plan own workload utilising the Trust's
  • Planet FM Labour Management System using computer data, PC, and smart phone technology.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential

Person Specification



  • Working on aspects of electrical building services including testing routines and requirements under the Electricity at Work Regs.
  • Working with low voltage switchgear, electrical distribution, power and lighting.


  • NHS Experience



  • C & G 236 Pt 1 & 2 in Electrical Installation or by Electrical Engineering Maintenance NVQ Level 3 or Electrical Technicians Part II Cert.
  • C & G 2381 17TH Edition Wiring Regulations BS 7671.
  • General Power & Lighting.
  • Emergency Lighting.
  • Fire Alarm Systems (BS5839).


  • C & G 2377 Certificate of Competence for the Inspection and Testing of Electrical Equipment.
  • C & G 2391 Inspection, Testing & Certificate of Electrical Installations BS7671
  • Mechanical skills training.
  • Air conditioning systems.
  • Heating Control/Building
  • Management System.
  • Emergency Generation.

Interpersonal Skills


  • Team player, conscientious, methodical, flexible approach.
  • Physical ability to undertake duties of the post.
  • Participation in flexible / versatile working including weekends and out of hours.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work without direct supervision.

Organisational Skills


  • Analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Time Management skills.
  • Able to prioritise work load.
  • Ability to work under pressure.

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Bassetlaw Hospital


S81 0BD

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