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Mechanical Technician Property Maintenance

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
£32,720 to £39,769 a year pa pr inc HCAS (outer)
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful applicant will have experience with complex systems and previous exposure to safe working methods, and the ability to work on a diverse range of plants.

Additional training and development will be given as part of a formal training plan to ensure safe work systems are maintained at all times.

This role will also require participation in the department's on-call system. This is to ensure that our service is delivered to our Hospital's 24-hours a day, seven days a week

. This is currently a one in six arrangement allowing for annual leave and standard working.

Main duties of the job

- The duties include highly complex fault finding and maintenance on all aspects of engineering plant and equipment throughout the Trust.

- The duties must be carried out within strict timescales and statutory guidelines.

- The post holder must participate in the pre-planned on-call rota as part of an approved structure (following suitable training).

- Planned and reactive maintenance tasks will take up a majority of this role, and an excellent all-around working knowledge of basic engineering systems is therefore essential.

About us

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust provides a range of medical services to approximately 490,000 people living across southwest London and northeast Surrey. In addition, we provide more specialist services, in particular renal and neonatal intensive care, to a wider area, covering parts of Sussex and Hampshire.

We serve an area that is rich in diversity, with a mix of urban and rural areas, and differing levels of quality of life. We cover some of the most prosperous postcodes in the country, as well as some poorer areas. Together with our colleagues at NHS Surreyand NHS Sutton and Merton, we work to make sure that we deliver the best possible care to the communities we serve.

The Trust employs approximately 5,000 staff across its hospitals and issupported by over 500 volunteers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting job description and person specification document which contains more information about the role and requirements. Please ensure your application refers to the job description and person specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • C& G, NVQ or similar mechanical discipline


  • Line management qualification, HNC or HND, Competent person, time served apprenticeship



  • oExperience of working with advanced plumbing and/or mechanical systems. oFault finding on mechanical with skills to isolate, keep running and fully repair. oExperience of delivering safe water services tasks, temperature monitoring, cleaning and chlorination of taps/TMV's and falt finding on systems.


  • oTo have experience in working within healthcare premises oWorking with a PDA installed with CAFM, MICAD and Zetasafe

Knowledge and Skills


  • oTo have sound knowledge of mechanical systems. oIn depth knowledge of the HaSaWA and other relevant acts, standards and guidance notes oTo have an understanding of permit to work systems, risk assessments and good working practices.
  • oTo have the ability to read and understand technical drawings and specifications o:You have knowledge & awareness of diversity and human rights as appropriate to your role oYou are able to communicate effectively to ensure high standards of care, treatment, service or support as appropriate to your role, oAble to provide a customer focussed service oStrong team and personal organisational and time management skills to manage competing priorities and deadlines, to act from individuals to large groups oTo be able to work effectively in a fast paced environment ensuring all paperwork, drawings and reports are correct.


  • oTo have a sound knowledge in HTM, and HBNs oTo have a basic understanding of asset management (PPM and reactive tasks, SFG 20)
  • oTo be qualified and certificated in IOSH Management oAbility to analyses complex problems and to develop and workable solutions to address them.

Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust



St Helier & Epsom General Hospital



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