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Maintenance Assistant (Shifts)

Job Reference: 412-E&F-265

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£17,652 to £19,020 pa

A vacancy for a Maintenance Assistant - Shifts, has arisen within the Estates Maintenance Department. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who has a willingness to adapt and to learn.


Reporting to the Work Load Co-ordinator, you will undertake supervised / unsupervised routine maintenance duties throughout the hospital and other unit premises.


To succeed in the role you will have a good knowledge and skill level in Building

Maintenance, along with a good awareness of Health and Safety legislation and guidance.

The Estates Maintenance Department provides a varied range of building and engineering services to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust in order to maintain the buildings and associated services in line with current legislation and standards. The department is committed to the ongoing training of their staff to a high standard in order to comply with legislation and to ensure that the patient environment is maintained so as to be safe, but in a cost effective and efficient manner.


Shortlisted candidates will be required to carry out a Trade Test. The provisional date for this is 04.09.2019


Candidates who successfully pass the trade test will be invited to attend a formal interview. The provisional date for this is 11.09.2019

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and Elmhurst Intermediate Care Centre in Winsford. We are the Lead Employer for Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP) which aims to transform, develop and deliver health care services in the community.

The Trust has been rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following the recent inspection of its services and leadership and Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust has been named a Top40 hospital at CHKS Top Hospital Awards 2019.

Our clinical facilities are excellent, as we have invested in state of the art theatres, Critical Care, Emergency Department and our Childrens Wards (to name but a few). We have also invested in our people, ensuring we have the right number of the right people delivering care, fostering a culture of compassion, support and excellence.

Following an NHSI initiative to establish 29 Pathology networks across England the University Hospital of North Midlands is currently working closely with Mid and East Cheshire NHS Trusts to establish a Pathology network across Staffordshire and Cheshire.


  • Correspondence will be sent to the email address registered to your NHS Jobs account
  • Recruitment is based on the Trust's values and behaviours
  • Please provide a contact email address for referees
  • Appointments are subject to a 6 month probationary period
  • You will be required to pay for a DBS disclosure where the post requires one
  • MCHFT does not reimburse travel to interview expenses
  • Should you require a reasonable adjustment to our recruitment process, please contact or tel. 01270 273937 to discuss

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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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