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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/06/2020.

Maintenance Worker Specialist (Electrical)

Job Reference: 425-A-20-40975

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
South Yorkshire
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

An opportunity has arisen to appoint a new member of staff to the vacant post of Maintenance Worker Specialist (Electrician). For specific scope of this role please consult the job description and the person specification.

The successful candidate will be a suitably qualified and experienced in Electrical Building Services Maintenance. Ideally the candidate will be an apprentice trained Electrician with additional skills in other electro mechanical equipment as well. Knowledge of the Department of Health’s, Health Technical Memorandums (HTM’s) on HV and LV electrical systems would be an advantage. The successful applicant will be expected provide day to day planned and reactive maintenance support, within the established estates operational team, as well as undertaking minor project works.

Participation in a formal on-call Rota will be required after a suitable period of onsite experience and training. This attracts additional remuneration via an agreed payment for each period of on-call with additional payment for any bank holiday or weekend out of hours cover. (The Rota at present is manned by 10 staff which determines the frequency of on-call cover).

For this demanding role we are seeking someone with suitable experience of a Healthcare estates environment who has the drive and commitment to assist in delivering the estates department agenda, we would also welcome applicants with transferrable skills and experience gained outside the NHS. As a responsible member of a dedicated group you will be integral to the Estates department with main responsibilities for assisting in the delivery of maintenance, minor projects, and ensuring support to the dedicated clinical teams and support staff. You will also be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of compliance, risk assessments and health and safety, reporting to the Chargehand (Engineering) and the Estates Manager. The post is based at Sheffield Childrens Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Western Bank site in the Estates office, however Estates also maintain some external properties in the area in addition to the main site.

The Estates Department is a small friendly team which benefits from generous NHS terms and conditions including staff pension scheme, up to 33 days paid annual leave dependent upon service plus statutory bank holidays, flexible working, on the job training courses and personal development along with staff welfare and support schemes.

For full Job Description and application form, apply online. If you require any further information please contact Mr. Chris Mann (Senior Estates Manager) or Mr. Gary Candow (Engineering Charge hand / supervisor) at the Sheffield Children’s Hospital Estates dept.


All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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