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Maintenance Worker Specialist - Electrical Bias

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, RRP included £3,277 Per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for an electrician technician who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is currently recruiting for an Estates Maintenance - Electrician to work within our wider estate team.

You will be able to work as part of a multi-disciplined team of Maintenance staff and technicians to provide installation work on all facilities, plant, and equipment within the trust.

You will provide technical engineering advice and support for the maintenance of equipment, fabric, and utility services for the trust. The ideal candidate will be a technician with an electrical background and be able to carry out roles with minimum supervision.

You should be able to travel between various hospital sites.

Our Values are Include, Respect, and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will:

Diagnose, and repair faults on Healthcare Building Services

Deal with new situations as they arise and pass on knowledge to others

Be responsible for ordering engineering spares, materials and equipment needed to undertake the works.

Understand the working, layout and operation of healthcare Building Services including all the Trust's properties and instruct others on maintenance and inspection.

Complete planned preventative maintenance schedules on various plant, fabric and equipment using specific tools and equipment and utilizing highly developed skills necessary for relevant accuracy. Input information onto Planet FM computer program and utilise to best plan workload. Update regularly to keep abreast of development of the Trust/Hospital.

About us

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general & specialist services we provide & our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible & innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:
  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation our staff & patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We understand that finding and starting a new job is an important life decision. If you need reasonable adjustments for a disability, or a life event, such as menopause - so that we can consider your application fairly & to get the best out of you during the selection process, please let us know.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. Employees are entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns & we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made & considered formally, & will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification information pack for further detailed information regarding this role

Person Specification



  • Approved Apprenticeship, NVQ Level 3, or City Guilds Technicians Certificate, BTEC ONC or equivalent in relevant topics
  • Current IEE 18th Edition
  • Relevant training courses, particularly NHS/HTM orientated
  • HV & LV Competent Persons course


  • First Aid Certificate
  • Portable Appliance Testing - City & Guilds

Previous Experience


  • Previous experience working on breakdowns and PPM on technical, electrical plant found in a hospital environment.
  • Previous Healthcare Environment experience
  • Working within a team or on own initiative


  • oExperience of working in a demanding environment with many, sometimes conflicting priorities.



  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Ability to manage a high volume of work and ability to problem solve.
  • To be computer literate.
  • High degree of accuracy and diligence.
  • Able to solve problems or pre-empt problems by employing appropriate measures and processes.
  • Flexible and keen to progress and be trained in other skills.
  • Keep accurate and legible records.


  • Computer literate to include Word / Excel / Outlook / Power Point.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.



  • Able to diagnose and repair faults on electrical plant
  • Exceptional understanding and working knowledge of technical specificationsrequired for electrical maintenance and repair
  • Exceptional understanding and working knowledge of health and safety standards for electrical maintenance and repair

Other Requirements


  • Understanding of, and commitment to, equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Role model our Trust values every day

Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust


ENH NSH Trust - Lister Hospital

Coreys Mill Lane



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