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Electrical Technician

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Performs work including activities which are complex and/or non-routine. Responsible for technical fault finding, diagnosis, repair, acceptance testing and calibration on a wide range of engineering plant and equipment, e.g. electrical distribution, lighting, fire detection, building control and automation, standby generator plant, security access control, nurse call systems and lifts. This is not an exhaustive list but provides examples of the type and range of systems and equipment worked on.Undertaking maintenance, repairs, minor improvement and capital work across the Trust as directed by management, ensuring compliance with Trust safety standards and procedures.Assists the Electrical Operations Officer to deliver business plans, review planned maintenance procedures and support the organisation.The role would be principally based on either the Basingstoke site or Winchester site (also covering Andover), however dependant on the needs of the service it may be required to work on the other site locations.

Main duties of the job

To work in accordance with the requirements of the electrical HTMs, statutory regulations, IET Wiring Regulations and Trust policies.

To ensure that all work is carried out in a safe manner following the appropriate risk assessment at all times.

Subject to an individual's availability, work overtime to carry out emergency repairs as required by management.

Undertake essential repair works and general maintenance activities at the request of the management.

Carry out planned preventative maintenance inspections and commissioning tests in accordance with Trust procedures.

Undertake technical fault finding on complex electrical systems and equipment. Using 'cause and effect analysis' together with detailed examination to gain an effective solution.

Accountably act as Authorised Person (AP) for relevant systems such as LV/HV Electrical Systems and Lifts.

Provide service lead role for areas covered as AP including providing plans/schedules related to maintenance activities and major interruptions.

To attend training courses as required to maintain the ability to carry out the role.

Follows detailed engineering drawings and specifications, interpret and follow all relevant regulations at all times.

Uses all relevant tools and equipment within safety guidelines as necessary for the completion of works.

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

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

Person Specification



  • Completion of a structured training programme in electrical engineering for a minimum period of three years
  • HNC/HND/BTEC/ONC in electrical and electronic engineering plus relevant professional experience
  • 18th Edition IEE Wiring Regulations Certificate


  • Emergency first aid training
  • Experience of working with specialist medical electrical systems such as IPS
  • Inspection and testing of generators and inspection and testing of fire alarm systems.

Experience and Knowledge


  • A minimum of one years' post qualification experience working in an electrical maintenance environment.
  • Good awareness of health & safety legislation and experience of working to safe systems of work.
  • Work as an Authorised/Competent/ Responsible Person on the following systems: - o High Voltage o Low Voltage o Lifts


  • Experience of working in an acute hospital environment
  • Experience of working on Building Management Systems

Skills and ability


  • Good communication skills.
  • Ability to self-manage and work without supervision.
  • Adaptable to change


  • Manual handling training.
  • Health & safety awareness for Prefabricated Scaffold Towers.

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Hampshire County Hospital


SO22 5DG

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