Electrical Maintenance Technician

Pennine Care NHS Found
Various Trust Sites, Tameside
Competitive salary
16 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Role Type
Start Date
We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our #PennineCarePeople and do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.

Our ambition is to maximise people's potential and we aim to promote an inclusive environment and improve the diversity of our workforce so our people truly represent the communities we serve.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

If you come and work for us we will offer a range of benefits and opportunities, including:

1. Generous annual leave entitlement for Agenda for Change and Medical and Dental staff.

2. Flexible working opportunities to support your work/life balance

3. Access to Continued Professional Development

4. Involvement in improvement and research activities

5. Health and Wellbeing activities and access to an excellent staff wellbeing service

6. Access to staff discounts across retail, leisure and travel

If you are Kind, Fair, Ingenious and Determined then we want you to come and join our #PennineCarePeople

Do you want a varied role where no two days are the same?

We have an electrical maintenance technician post available within our award-winning Capital Investment and Estates Services Directorate.

Our electrical maintenance technicians provide vital day-to-day estate maintenance to ensure our staff can continue to provide the best care to our patients and service users.

We have a wide range of services across our localities so each day will be different and busy but rewarding. You will support the maintenance supervisor to ensure that our wards and departments receive responsive support for logged calls; ensure ongoing compliance; work with other trade contractors and attend to emergency repairs.

You will have previous maintenance experience, ideally with knowledge of NHS estates and associated equipment although not essential. You will be reliable and committed, with great people skills. You will be willing to work flexible hours and to participate in on-call duties out of normal working hours to attend to emergency repairs.

In return, not only will you be joining a progressive, innovative team and be given lots of support to develop, you will also be offered a great package. This consists of an annual pay of £21,892 to 24,157 plus an additional recruitment retention premium of £3,200. You will also receive a generous annual leave entitlement, access to the NHS pension scheme plus other NHS benefits.

For an informal discussion about the role please first review the job description and person specification and then contact the Stephen Doyle the Maintenance Manager 0161 716 3130.

Successful candidate to this post will received Recruitment Retention Premium of £3,200.

Please note only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification for this post will be shortlisted.

Service/Ward/Department Summary:

Capital Investment and Estate Services are responsible for providing a safe, secure and supportive environment to all wards and departments throughout the Trust.

We work closely with clinical teams to ensure the physical environment and the services provided are developed to the best standard possible for patients, carers, staff and visitors.

Role Summary:

Maintenance Technicians Multi-skilled, Electrical, Mechanical and Building.

Provide a basic multi-skilled maintenance service across all trades as required together with a comprehensive specialist service in one particular trade (Electrician, Fitter, Plumber, Joiner) to all wards and departments in a multi-site, multi-disciplined environment ensuring compliance with the Trust's safety standards and procedures

Post holders will be required to participate in on-call duties out of normal working hours to attend to emergency repairs.

Candidates for these posts will be required to work at all properties within Pennine Care NHS Trust and will require a clean, current driving licence.

Key Responsibilities of the Post:
  • Provide emergency recall and undertake on-call duties as part of the on-call team to ensure that emergency repairs occurring out of normal hours are attended to
  • To liaise and work with other trades/disciplines including external agencies (contractors).
  • Participate fully in the Maintenance Management Systems completing timesheets and job dockets and providing all relevant information
  • Interpret detailed building drawings and specifications to instruct and advise others
  • Drive Trust vehicles as and when required
  • Train and instruct other trades including apprentices and new starters as and when required
  • To attend NHS and Manufacturers' training establishments as necessary.

Key Requirements of the Person Specification:
  • Recognised time-served apprenticeship
  • BTEC or ONC in a Building Services discipline or equivalent
  • Written and verbal communication skills in order to be able to liaise with staff at all levels of the organisation
  • Capable of working in a demand-driven service
  • Availability for on-call duties [30 minute response time]
  • Current full driving licence
  • Extensive knowledge of Building Services

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameBrendan CaulfieldJob titleMaintenance SupervisorEmail addressbrendan.caulfield@nhs.netTelephone number07824300232Additional contact information

Michael Parkinson - Operational Engineer 07917064072

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  • Priority will be given to applications from NHS employees with an at risk status
  • This post is on PCFT T&C's. If you are an internal employee currently on transferred T&C's and you are voluntarily applying for this post please be aware that should you be appointed the T&C's of this post will transfer to PCFT.
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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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