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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/05/2021.

Maintenance Assistant (Estates)

Job Reference: 425-A-21-51244

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£19,737 - £21,142 per anunum

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is one of only four dedicated children’s hospital trusts in the UK providing integrated, highly specialist healthcare for children and young people in Sheffield, South Yorkshire and beyond.

An opportunity has arisen to appoint two new members of staff to the vacant post of Maintenance Assistant. For specific scope of this role please consult the job description and the person specification.

The successful candidate will be a suitably qualified and or experienced in building maintenance, and will be expected to provide day to day planned and reactive maintenance support within the established estates operational team, as well as undertaking minor project works.

Ideally the candidate will be apprentice trained in a construction, engineering or maintenance trade or have equivalent practical experience. The role is demanding as 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.

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 should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of compliance, risk assessments and health and safety. The post holder will report to the Charge hands and the Senior Estates Manager.

The post is based at Sheffield Childrens Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Western Bank site in the Estates office.

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 (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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