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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/08/2020.

Maintenance Technician - Shifts

Job Reference: 358-2304125-EF-A

University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester
£24,907-£30,615, 16.5% shift allowance plus on-cal

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Estates & Facilities are looking for 3 Maintenance Technicians who have a mechanical or electrical background with the need to be versatile and flexible to work across disciplines with appropriate training.

The Trust offers a wide variety of staff benefits including:

  • £24,907 to £30,615 plus additional shift allowance of 16.5%
  • Additional On Call standby payment and enhanced payment for call outs
  • Excellent holidays 27 raising to -33 days (dependent on years’ service) plus bank holidays
  • Excellent NHS Pension Scheme
  • Salary maxing schemes for car, cycles, IT
  • Staff discounts including money saving deals and vouchers
  • Free bus travel between acute hospital sites

This is your opportunity to become part of a team that maintains key engineering services at the Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester General Hospital and Glenfield Hospital. Your skills will assist in saving lives, improving lives and ushering in new life.

With our clear vision to provide caring at its best, our strong values, ambitious quality improvement plans and multimillion pound transformation agenda, there’s never been a better time to join University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust.

The Estates Maintenance Technician will:

  • Provide a comprehensive Healthcare engineering maintenance service to all wards and departments within a multidisciplinary environment, ensuring compliance with Trust safety standards and procedures.
  • carry out planned and reactive maintenance tasks to a high standard that is appropriate with the skills and experience for the role, to ensure the efficient and effective operation and maintenance of environmental engineering systems and equipment including
  • heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, various voltage systems, steam raising plant and associated equipment, medical gas systems, nurse call systems, fire detection, building services controls, standby generators, and specialist healthcare equipment.
  • be expected to act on their own initiative, in a leadership role supporting the Estates Supervisor and Maintenance Managers in the day to day management of the service and assisting with the management of contractors.
  • be part of a team working a rotating shift pattern (4 on 4 off) and providing emergency out of hours on call.


Should you wish to find out more about these roles please contact one of the Estates Managers:




For further details / informal visits contact:

Andy Martin
Regional Estates Manager

We will close vacancies prior to the published closing date if we receive a sufficient number of application forms.

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you by email via a TRAC system account.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We especially welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) .

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-EEA candidates may not be appointed, if a suitable EU/EEA candidate is successful. This is due to the fact that it is unlikely the Trust would be able to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements.

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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