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Electrically Biased Multi-Skilled Craftsman

Employer
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT
Location
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 Per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Applications are invited for the post of Electrically Biased Multi-skilled Maintenance Craftsperson within the Estates Department to be part of the QEH team.

The suitable candidates shall have successfully completed a recognised electrical craft apprenticeship such as EITB, CITB or similar, approved apprenticeship scheme ideally to HNC/HND level, or commensurate level of experience.

You will have completed an appropriate multi-skilling course to City & Guilds level or equivalent, or must have appropriate multi-skilling experience.

** Please note that previous applicants need not apply**

Main duties of the job

You will have an awareness of the operational procedures and safe working practices of major items of plant and systems, such as:

- Gas distribution system.

- Sterilisation and decontamination equipment.

- Medical gas pipeline system and associated plant.

- Diesel Oil systems.

- Building Management System (BMS)

- Security System

Previous NHS experience would be an advantage and you must be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation and Safe Working Practices.

The successful candidate will be required to participate in an out-of-hours on-call rota (with allowance)

The post is site based but the successful candidate may be required to work at any Trust property and therefore are required to hold a full driving licence.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

About us

There's never been a more exciting time to join TeamQEH. We're working on a once in a generation opportunity to build a new state-of-the-art hospital to open in 2030 and we are also carrying out on one of the biggest pieces of digital transformation work we've ever undertaken.Our new electronic patient record (EPR) will replace paper-based patient records from 2026 and will lead to better, safer, joined-up care at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and beyond.At The QEH we provide a comprehensive range of specialist, acute, obstetrics and community-based services to around 331,000 people across west and north Norfolk, North Cambs and South Lincs.We are an ambitious organisation that upholds our values of kindness, wellness and fairness. We strive for continuous quality improvement, recently demonstrated in our 2024 CQC maternity inspection rating our services as 'Good', and we are proud to be a place to learn and grow through recognised learning and apprenticeships.We recognise and reward our 4,000 staff and volunteers, priding ourselves on a community atmosphere and positive team spirit. We have approx. 530 beds across 33 wards and have newly built education and training facilities, a range of modern award-winning centres alongside a talented team of people ready to give you a warm welcome. We love working here and think you will too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information about this role.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Must have completed a recognised electrical or mechanical apprenticeship such as EITB, CITB or similar, approved apprenticeship scheme
  • City & Guilds - Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • Must have completed an appropriate multi-skilling course to City & Guilds level or equivalent, or must have appropriate multi-skilling experience.


Desirable

  • Formal training, ideally in an engineering discipline to HNC/HND level, or commensurate level of experience.


Experience

Essential

  • Have an understanding of the operational procedures and safe working practices
  • Experience must cover engineering and building techniques.
  • Experienced in risk management, including undertaking audits, risk assessments, method statements, undertaking authorised persons duties and issuing/managing permit to work systems.


Employer details

Employer name

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT

Address

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Gayton Road,

King's Lynn, Norfolk

PE30 4ET

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