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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/10/2021.

Multi-Skilled Tradesperson

Job Reference: 415-L21-574

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Facilities and Estates
£22,549 - £24,882 per annum pro rata + LRRP £3,277

We are looking for an enthusiastic Multiskilled Tradesperon to join our team.

You will be required to provide an efficient maintenance service carrying out work of a wide ranging nature, with an aim to support the provision of a high quality, flexible, proactive customer orientated service. This will be in the areas of Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), repair, alteration, testing and installation of engineering services, equipment and fixtures maintained by the Facilities Maintenance Department.

Requiring a multi skilled, Mechanically biased engineer, who is willing to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the service at locations in Devon. The successful applicant must have experience with Air Handling Units and commercial heating systems and pipework.

You will contribute to the development of the service ensuring that the Trusts “Visions and Values” are maintained at all times, focusing on engineering excellence, integrity and support for the wider team.

Closing Date: 28th October 2021.

The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) are planning to formally join together in April 2022; subject to the necessary approvals from our Board, Governors and regulatory authorities. Over the last few years we have made good progress by working more closely together to tackle our shared challenges. However, both organisations believe that combining our strengths into a single organisation will put us in a stronger position to offer high quality, resilient services to the people of Devon now and in the future. Further information regarding the proposed NDHT and RD&E integration is available on each of the Trust websites.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

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.

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