Fitter Band 4

Recruiter
Warrington and Halton
Location
Warrington
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
03 Apr 2021
Closes
13 Apr 2021
Ref
370-ANC4WGM-2278
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
We are WHH an NHS Foundation Trust acknowledged as providing a positive learning environment and proud to be recognised as a Teaching Hospital. We provide first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

We pride ourselves in being consciously inclusive and enjoy working with and for the diverse community we serve, employing a high calibre of skilled staff, reflective of our communities.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services to the local population of Warrington, Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is founded on our five core values; Working Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it's the way we work! Our beliefs and culture insist that no job applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment from the start of the employment journey.

Working at WHH means joining a team of 4,000+ professional and support staff who local people look to, to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.

Maintenance Craftsperson - Mechanical Fitter

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

We require a Maintenance Craftsperson - Mechanical Fitter to work in the Estates Department to undertake all aspects of mechanical engineering work and support the Estates Department in providing a customer-focused service.

You will be based at Warrington Hospital, however, you will be required to work at Warrington and Halton sites, carrying out duties across the Trust and community premises. A driving licence and own transport is required.

Reporting to the Senior / Estates Officers, you will assist in the maintenance and provision of mechanical services to the Trust's buildings, plant and estate. This includes all mechanical equipment, heating systems, boilers, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, medical gases, BMS, water systems and decontamination equipment. A keen approach is required to compliance with Health & Safety legislation.

You will be a fully qualified Mechanical fitter, ideally holding a City and Guilds / NVQ or equivalent qualification and significant post-apprenticeship experience in a similar field.

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This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

As an applicant or employee of WHH you have our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, it's the way we work! We encourage all applicants to share their personal information with us to understand why please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why' in the additional information.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

Please provide e-mail addressess for referees, as this will facilitate a quicker recruitment process. Please check your e-mail account regularly as you will receive alerts from the NHS Jobsite informing you of a message (including notification of interview)

Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the 'Vulnerable Adults List', the 'Children's List' and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA's) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months' salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

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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