Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust
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Craftsman Assistant - Band 3
The post will close once we have received a sufficient number of applications.
The Estates Department is looking for an experienced Building Maintenance Craftsperson to join their team in the day to day maintenance of the Hospital. The post holder will be expected to deliver a high standard of work relating to estates engineering across its multiple community sites. Our main aim is to provide and efficient and safe service to patients and stakeholders and offer excellent customer care to patients, their families and colleagues that use all our services at our multiple sites across Croydon.
Interview Date - 12th December 2023
Main duties of the job
The post holder must have a multi skilled approach to a wide range of semi-skilled work across core trade skills, and be able to undertake work in a safe and effective manner, complying with all relevant safetylegislation and procedures and complying with the Estates Health and Safety Procedures manual on all works undertaken.
A multi skilled approach will be require that crosses over between Electrical/Mechanical and Building/Construction maintenance and repairs.The ability to work with minimal supervision and also to work successfully as part of a team. Assist multi-skilled craftsmen across the full range of their duties and demonstrate their ability towork in a multi-task environment.To provide cover for other Assistant Crafts Persons in cases of annual leave, sickness andvacancies. At all times carry Trust communication devices (pagers/bleeps) to facilitate immediate response to emergencies.
Communicate with colleagues, patients and visitors in a polite and courteous manner at all times to ensure a high level of customer care. Keep service delivery managers up to date, at all times, with engineering and building issues that will affect their service delivery. To take direction and receipt of planned workloads from the Estates Team Leaders or Estates Maintenance Planner Coordinator (EMPC) for completion.
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon and our Children's Hospital at Home cares for children with long-term conditions without them having to come to hospital. Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve.If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.
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