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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/12/2020.

Electrician (Maintenance Craftsperson)

Job Reference: 301-BK-20-101974

Employer:
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Facilities and Estates
Location:
The Redwoods Centre, Shrewsbury
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP). For further information please click on the Trust name above.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme ‘Step into Health’, supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

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MPFT is looking to recruit an Maintenance Craftsperson (Electrician) who would like to work within the field of property maintenance in the NHS and join the in-house maintenance team. This is a key role reporting to the Maintenance and Minor Works Supervisors. The candidate will have a good knowledge of building electrical systems.

Duties cover a range of building electrical work including planned and breakdown maintenance, servicing, specialist testing, fault finding and repair of equipment and installation work.

The job is based at ‘The Redwoods -Shrewsbury’ but the role requires travel to MPFT and partner sites throughout Shropshire. You will have access to a vehicle for work purposes and must possess a driving license.

Key Responsibilities of the post will include undertaking a range of repairs and core craft electrical and general engineering duties and associated works for the Trust and its outside Partner customers. To maintain engineering services and equipment at a range of sites consisting of Hospitals, GP surgeries, Health Centres, Resource Centres, Offices whilst at all times observing all relevant Health and Safety guidelines and Regulations.

 

The basic working week is 37.5 hours, Monday-Friday 08:30 to 16:30. You must however, have the ability and willingness to work flexible hours including overtime and call outs as workload demands, for which additional payment is made. The position is also eligible for the NHS pension scheme along with access to a wide range of staff benefits, and in addition to public bank holidays annual leave of 27 days on appointment rising to 29 days after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years.

You must possess a relevant formal electrical qualification and be conversant with electrical regulations. Attention to detail is a must, so we are looking for someone who will take pride in the highest standards of work. You must possess good literacy skills and the ability to work on your own and work as part of the maintenance team to achieve shared goals.

You will meet and deal with a variety of people including staff, service users and visitors and therefore must have excellent customer service skills and be able to communicate effectively with our customers.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Phil Norris or Stephen Poole, Maintenance and Minor Works Supervisors on 01743 210022 or Tony Alvis, Estates Manager on 01743 210121




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MPFT is committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all areas of the community, who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, ethnictity, sexual orientation, gender, disability and religion/belief.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The Trust has a positive attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.

PLEASE NOTE: should we have a high volume of applications the Trust may close the vacancy early


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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