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Multi-Skilled Maintenance Craftsperson (Mechanical/Electrical)

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated Multiskilled Craftsperson to work at The Northumbria Hospital. The successful candidates will work alongside the current multi skilled team to maintain the hospital site, CSSD and the Health and Care Academy building. The post is 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday and will also take part in the emergency on call rota.

The post holder is working for Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder will be involved in the day to day operation and maintenance of all Building/Engineering, life and business-critical services, plant and equipment within all Trust and non-Trust properties within their remit, including some installation work. They will be required to participate in the Estate's on-call rota and undertake essential out of hours on-call duties, as directed.

The successful applicant will already have significant M& E Building Services experience, be versatile, able to handle conflicting priorities and have the ability to work under pressure. They will be computer literate, have good technical knowledge and ability, with good verbal and written communication skills. They will also possess good interpersonal skills, allowing them to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical personnel, within and beyond the organisation.

About us

NHFM is a wholly owned subsidiary of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Established in 2012, NHFM provide specialist project management services for large and small capital developments, estates maintenance and a full range of facilities services. Carrying out facilities management for a state-of-the-art specialist emergency care hospital - The Northumbria, three general hospitals - North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham hospitals - and a number of smaller community hospitals and clinic sites, we cover one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country.

Work for us and you will be making a real difference to the NHS and the thousands of people who use our services each year. Visit our website for more information about who we are and benefits of working for us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide a multi-skilled Mechanical & Electrical service provision for the Estates Department to all Client departments and Directorates.

Ability to organise and prioritise own workload, where required, and work unsupervised.

Must demonstrate total commitment, versatility and flexibility whilst undertaking all tasks and delegated work as instructed by Operations and Project Officers and Supervisor.

To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.

Person Specification



  • Minimum BTEC ONC/City & Guilds in Mechanical & Electrical Engineering, or have an equivalent level of knowledge and experience
  • Recognised EITB Apprenticeship Mechanical & Electrical Engineering.



Experience and knowledge


  • Previous post apprenticeship experience.
  • Experience of working on a wide range of highly complex mechanical and electrical plant undertaking planned maintenance and repairs
  • Installing and commissioning new plant and equipment.


  • Relevant experience and professional specialist knowledge of working on highly complex multi faceted equipment within a healthcare environment

Other requirements


  • It is an essential requirement of the role that the post holder has a valid driving licence and is either a car owner and able to use the car for work purposes, or has a Trust personal lease vehicle which may be used for the role. However, the Trust would consider making reasonable adjustments to the role, if necessary, to enable a disabled person to undertake the role

Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


The Northumbria

Northumbria Way


NE23 6NZ

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