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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/08/2019.

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Job Reference: L28-21683

St Andrew’s Healthcare
up to £30000



Location:  Northampton


Salary:   Up to £30,000 depending on experience


Excellent benefits plus on call enhancements & overtime available

Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week Mon – Fri. between 07:00 and 19:00


Working at St Andrew’s Healthcare

We’re the UK’s largest independent provider of NHS services, a unique mental health charity aspiring to deliver truly world-class care. Our focus is transforming lives through ground breaking treatment and rehabilitation, with surpluses re-invested in our outstanding facilities. You’ll find a welcoming, inclusive culture here, inspired by the shared values of our team. Everyone has their part to play in the amazing work we do – you’ll have every opportunity to get what you want from your career.


Your role with us

This role is based at our Northampton site where we have an estate of Grade II listed & state of the art buildings. You may also be required to work at our off-site properties when required.

You will be carrying out Plumbing works and will have a variety of installations and emergency repair work, alongside cyclical and planned maintenance in your daily schedule. All works will be issued via the CAFAM system ensuring that they are prioritised and planed works based on the department SLA and geographical location. Work to maximising a one visit fix KPi and thereafter minimise the number of additional visits to complete the works in the shortest time. This may include some working at heights and in enclosed spaces.

Work to a world Class customer service with the objective of exceeding SLA’s and Kpi’s both with regard to quality and completion of all work.

Adopt a continuous improvement approach to all aspects of St Andrew’s maintenance whilst working within the budget guidelines of the department. Report any defects, improvement or reactive works required to the shift manager.

Maintain a compassionate and flexible working approach to our patients and ward staff.

Assist in the supervision of sub-contractors as required

Your profile

You will be pro-active in problem identification and solving and be a strong and efficient communicator, able to work effectively as part of a team and on your own. You will have a flexible approach to working, participating in our multi skilling training matrix


You will have BTEC level 1 & BTEC level 2 plumbing & hold a recognised time served apprenticeship.

Demonstrable and proven experience of working “hands-on” in a Plumbing / Building Services & maintenance environment.

Up to date knowledge of Health and Safety legislation


We offer an excellent benefits package including pension, sickness policy on par with the NHS, 35 days holiday, life cover, car lease scheme, cycle to work scheme, free parking & access to vocational qualifications


Closing date: 31st August 2019

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