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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/11/2020.

Bank Mechanical Plumber

Job Reference: 197-10112020

Employer:
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Department:
Estates
Location:
Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust
Salary:
Band 4

Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 666,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.

We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system


Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust was formed in October 2013, following the merger of Lewisham Healthcare NHS Trust and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich. The Trust was named as one of the top 100 healthcare employers in HSJ's 2014 survey on the best places to work.

 

Over the last year, key developments have included:

•           Ongoing work with health and social care partners to reduce A&E waiting times and improve the discharge process.

•           Improvements to how we manage patient information – with the introduction of new systems of electronic patient records at Queen Elizabeth Hospital and University Hospital Lewisham.

•           Our ongoing recruitment campaign, which has increased the number of permanent staff by over 400 since the merger.

•           Work to improve infection control, such as the introduction of new hand hygiene foam or gel dispensers in public areas around our sites.

•           New services and facilities, such as the midwifery-led Greenwich Birth Centre, which opened in May 2015.

We will continue to work with staff and local people to deliver improvements. In return for your dedication and hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

 

Salary is dependent on relevant experience.

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic; self motivated person to join our progressive direct labour team, which is part of the Estates and Facilities Directorate.

 

You will be involved with the maintenance, repair and upgrading of a variety of Mechanical, Steam and Plumbing equipment in use throughout the Lewisham NHS Trust.

 

You should possess, as a minimum, a City and Guilds or higher equivalent qualification in Mechanical/Plumbing Engineering and have at least 2 years experience in a maintenance field.

 

Applicants should possess a current full driving licence. 

 

The post holder will be required to participate in a 24 hour on call rota

 

If you do not receive an invitation to interview within four weeks of the posts closing date, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful on this occasion.For further details/informal visits contact: Jason DeVilliers on 02080333 3341 or Adel Aly on  020 8333 8370.




Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.

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For substantive Non Clinical roles Non Medical Recruitment on 020 8836 5770; for Clinical roles at QEH Medical Staffing on 020 8836 6777/6749, Clinical roles at UHL call 020 8333 3215, 020 8333 3147, for Temporary Staffing roles, please contact Bank Recruitment Office on 020 8836 6825/5302, quoting the vacancy reference number.



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