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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/10/2021.

Maintenance Technician

Job Reference: 358-3486045-EF

University Hospitals of Leicester
Glenfield Hospital, Leicester
£25,655 - £31,534 Dependant on experience

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

University of Leicester NHS Trust is looking to recruit highly motivated, reliable and enthusiastic individual who will work well under pressure to carry out reactive and planned preventative maintenance within an non-acute Hospital environments based in and around Leicester.
We need a flexible candidate capable of working in a busy and challenging environment.
You must possess a formal relevant City & Guilds, NVQ or equivalent qualifications, a full and clean driving licence and evidence of an apprenticeship or continuing professional and personal development with good IT, literacy skills, with the ability to work on your own and work as part of a team to achieve shared goals.

The individual will be conversant with all aspects of electrical and/or mechanical systems in order to undertaking a range of general engineering, electrical and mechanical duties and maintenance procedures.

The role includes working in a days based role working from 0800hrs to 1600hrs Monday to Friday. The candidate will be expected to carry out overtime and out of hours on call as required to support the needs of the department.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Peter Pierce

Regional Estates Manager


Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

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 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 will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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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