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Electrical Multi-Skilled Technician

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year based on full time hours
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are searching for you.... do you have experience of carrying out the repair/maintenance/installation of complex plant and equipment and would like to gain further knowledge in a mental health setting? Advancing your skills are important and we will take the time to understand your career history and motivations for a new role and help with your career progression where possible.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for Southern Health Foundation Trust working as a skilled Electrician in the Estates team, covering various sites across Hampshire. We are looking for someone that can be flexible and proactive, have good communication skills and an understanding of health and safety requirements. You will help to create the safe environment that will enable us to give our service users and staff the quality, care and support they deserve.

Main duties of the job

To carry out and/or oversee the repair/maintenance/installation of complex plant and equipment across all Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (SHFT) properties. This will involve a multi-skilled approach as well as the full range of duties associated with the post holder's primary trade as an Electrician. This will include planned preventative maintenance and reactive repair works across varying systems, acting as an Authorised Person (AP) in LV Electrical to include the issuing of permits to work, carrying out electrical shutdowns in a compliant and recorded manner to assist with Maintenance works or larger Capital Project works.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

As a Trust, our footprint spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities.

- We function as a unified team, placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

- Our 7,000+ workforce is skilled and diverse, with a deep commitment to ongoing staff development. We offer customised training, leadership pathways, and a plethora of career opportunities.

- We respect and listen to your thoughts, ideas, and concerns via well-established network of staff groups to increase awareness and appreciation of equality, diversity, and inclusion.

Building on all this, we are currently working closely with other local NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services across Hampshire and Isle of Wight. Our new organisation is set to launch in April 2024 and will incorporate Southern Health, Solent, Isle of Wight and Sussex Partnership Trusts.

While the new Trust will be substantially bigger, it will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, streamlining services and making healthcare across the county more accessible.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification



  • An electrical background with an NVQ or City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma, or equivalent qualification in an appropriate, electrically biased engineering discipline.
  • Able to fault-find, diagnose and rectify electrical faults.
  • Knowledge of planned maintenance systems.
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety.
  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent.
  • Driving License.

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Parklands Hospital

Aldermaston Road



RG24 9RH

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