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Estates Officer - Electrical

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to join our established and dedicated Estates Team.

In this role you will contribute to ensuring that DHCFT delivers a high-quality service which meets the needs of all our patients and families in line with the DHCFT strategy.

The Estates Department is seeking to recruit a highly motivated Estates Officer (Electrical) to manage complex engineering plant, equipment and services including heating, ventilation, and all electrical infrastructure systems critical to the organisation, minor works, and day to day reactive maintenance. The electrical program is critical to achieving a suitable patient environment for all Wards and Departments to deliver the highest level of care

The knowledge and understanding of HTM's is essential.

Main duties of the job

As Estates Officer, you will be required to:
  • Be the direct Supervisor/Manager of the Electrical direct labour work force, to ensure all engineering maintenance including contract work is carried out to ensure high performance and compliance with recommended standard and legislation.
  • Be the direct supervisor/manager of other non-electrical staff such as joiners, gardeners, and maintenance assistants.
  • Provide direct assistance to the Head of Estates. Attending relevant meetings and being the direct contact for the department.
  • Carry out regular 1-2-1's and appraisals.
  • Chair relevant meetings and feedback to senior management team ( Electrical Safety Meetings)
  • Monitor and manage Estates CAFM system & BMS.
  • Write, review, and monitor relevant Policies and Procedures applicable to the respective discipline.
  • Work with Trust appointed AE's for relevant auditing and actioning of audit reports.
  • Raise/authorise purchase orders for work for external contractors, whilst managing service contract visits and recording and actioning and remedial actions and service records.
  • Responsible for the operational delivery of a mandatory and statutory compliant Estates service
  • Provide records required to ensure that the Trusts Electrical / Building Infrastructure / Fire Code/ Lift Maintenance/ /Asbestos control are adequately designed, constructed, and operated to ensure statutory compliance with legislation.

About us

Join 'Team Derbyshire Healthcare' and become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic workforce committed to a vision of 'making a positive difference in people's lives'.

CQC rated us as 'GOOD' overall, commenting on how our colleagues treated patients with compassion and kindness and felt positive and proud about working for the trust.

Benefits include:
  • Commitment to flexible working where this is possible
  • 27 days annual leave/year plus bank holidays, increasing to 29 days after 5 years & 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Yearly appraisal and commitment to ongoing training
  • Generous NHS pension scheme
  • Good maternity, paternity and adoption benefits
  • Health service discounts and online benefits
  • Incremental pay progression
  • Free confidential employee assistance programme 24/7
  • Access to our LGBT+ network, BAME Network and Christian Network
  • Health and wellbeing opportunities
  • Structured learning and development opportunities

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account

Person Specification



  • Technical Apprenticeship with specialised building and engineering which would equate to a BSc (Hons) degree level, HNC, HND or equivalent experience.
  • AP qualifications in relevant discipline
  • Multi-skilled Engineer in similar environment.


  • Experience of NHS hospital sites or similar
  • Qualifications relating to PAT Testing/Electrical Safety/Installation testing
  • Management Qualifications



  • Line manage staff experience
  • Ability to work under pressure while making quick and sound judgments and meeting tight deadlines
  • ICT literate


  • Other trade skills



  • Understanding of H& S Law
  • Experience in a supervisory and/or management position, controlling all trades, contractors, consultants, and financial budgets.
  • Knowledge of statutory and mandatory compliance standards


  • Working knowledge of NHS standards (HTM/HBNs)



  • Valid UK Driving Licence

Employer details

Employer name

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Kingsway Hospital


DE22 3LZ

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