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Maintenance Technician ( Days )

Employer
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Location
Leicester
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year £3000 RRP
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for dynamic and innovative Maintenance Day Technician with Mechanical background to join University Hospitals of Leicester.

The core duty of the role is to carry out planned and reactivemaintenance task to a high standard that is commensurate with the skills and experience for the role, to ensure the efficient andeffective operation and maintenance of environmental engineeringplant, equipment and other engineering systems including heating, air conditioning, fire alarms and specialist healthcareequipment diagnosis and repair of faults including mechanical,and electrical devices and control systems.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to act on their own initiative, in aleadership role supporting the Estates Supervisor andMaintenance Managers in the day to day management of theservice and assisting with the management of contractors.

The core duty of the role is to carry out planned and reactivemaintenance task to a high standard that is commensurate withthe skills and experience for the role, to ensure the efficient andeffective operation and maintenance of environmental engineeringplant, equipment and other engineering systems including heating, air conditioning, fire alarms and specialist healthcareequipment diagnosis and repair of faults including mechanical,and electrical devices and control systems.

Responsible for calibration and fault finding on a wide range ofengineering plant and equipment including various voltagesystems, steam raising plant and associated equipment, medicalgas systems, nurse call systems, lighting, fire detection, buildingservices controls, standby generator plant, heating and ventilationcontrol systems and refrigeration plant

About us

Our new strategy, developed with the support and feedback of colleagues, patients, and partners, is our compass for the next seven years (2023-2030).

We have four primary goals:
  • high-quality care for all,
  • being a great place to work,
  • partnerships for impact, and
  • research and education excellence

And we will embed health equality in all we do - taking active steps to reduce the avoidable differences in healthcare that some people face, working in partnership with communities.

Our strategy is underpinned by new values and we will work to ensure they are an everyday reality for all:
  • we are compassionate,
  • we are proud,
  • we are inclusive, and
  • we are one team

This is an exciting moment as we look to the future with clarity on what we already do well and where we need to focus our energies to make an even bigger difference for the people we serve.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust:

http://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/aboutus/work-for-us/current-vacancies/

Job description

Job responsibilities

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPSThe post holder will maintain good communications and working relationships with Members of Trust staff at all levels including nursing staff,Estates Supervisors,Estates Managers,All Estates and Facilities staff across disciplines,External Agencies,Emergency services.

KEY RESULT AREAS

Carry out work in accordance with current legislation, codes of practice and best practice guidance.

Work safely observing the Trust and departments Health and Safety Policies and procedures.

Work efficiently using technology to work within Service Level agreements and Key performance Indicators.

Carry out tasks and communicate failures and non-conformities to line manager.

To act in a professional manner when undertaking tasks and duties in contact with Patients, Visitors and staff.

Contribute to the development of the CAFM systems ensuring relevant records are kept up to date and readily available.

ADMINISTRATION

Actively participate in the control and transfer of information systems including completion of all paperwork required. (Including completion of all job dockets and timesheets).

To participate in regular team briefings.

Understand and adhere to Trust policies and procedures pertinent to the role.

Participate in the Trust Appraisal system and Personal Development planning

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Recognised Apprenticeship in Electrical or Mechanical discipline
  • City & Guilds Level 3 qualifications in Electrical or Mechanical


Desirable

  • Higher level qualifications in Electrical or Mechanical


Knowledge, training and Experience

Essential

  • Experience of Working in a similar role
  • Evidence of training in electrical and/or mechanical services
  • Knowledge of the current Health and Safety regulations


Desirable

  • Experience of Working in a Hospital Environment
  • Knowledge and experience of Building Energy Management Systems
  • Knowledge of Building Engineering systems
  • Experience of acting as a competent person as defined in HTM00
  • Knowledge of Health Technical Memorandums


Skills

Essential

  • Evidence of good written spoken communication skills
  • Ability to understand and interpret work plans and drawings
  • Ability to prioritise work and manage conflicting priorities
  • Good organisational skills and ability to address and develop solutions to problems


Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to work the required shift patterns and On Call rota
  • Ability to work flexibly as the needs arise
  • Flexible individual who can cope with new and challenging demands


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Address

Glenfield Hospital

Groby Road

Leicester

LE3 9QP

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358-6368573-E&F

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