Skip to main content

This job has expired

Electrical Multi-Skilled Technician

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,501 a year based on full time hours
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

View more

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

Key activities/responsibilities will be to carry out and/or oversee the repair/maintenance/installation of complex plant and equipment. 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.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

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.

Person Specification



  • An electrical background with an NVQ or City & Guilds Level 3 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


Moorgreen Hospital

Botley Road, West End



SO30 3JB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert