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Maintenance Electrician

The Royal Orthopaedic
Northfield, Birmingham
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Oct 2021

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The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist orthopaedic units in Europe. We offer planned orthopaedic surgery to people locally, nationally and internationally.

Our Trust is a very special hospital; big enough to deliver world class services and small enough to offer exceptional patient and staff experience. We offer a working experience unique in the West Midlands and we're always on the lookout for passionate people to join our award-winning team.

The ROH is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to growing an inclusive culture, where difference is celebrated and people feel able to bring their whole and authentic self to work. We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and offer a range of inclusive, family friendly and flexible working arrangements and policies, to support our people in the workplace. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who meet the essential criteria within our person specifications.

To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website:

Salary - £22,549 to £24,882 pa plus RRP £3276.96 pa (recruitment and retention) pro-rata if part time

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust is seeking to appoint a full time Maintenance Craftsmen (Electrical) to join an enthusiastic and established Estates team, who deal with a diverse range of tasks and challenges to allow our hospital to operate safely at all times, and ensure a safe and pleasant environment for patients, visitors and staff.

The key responsibilities of the post will include a range of repairs and core craft electrical and general engineering duties to include maintenance, repair, minor improvement and capital works across the Trust. You will maintain engineering services and equipment at the Trust whilst at all times observing all relevant Health and Safety guidelines and Regulations.

We are looking for someone who has served an apprenticeship or undertaken other suitable training in an electrical discipline and holds an appropriate qualification, who has significant post-qualification experience. You will need to have gained experience in the installation and repair of a wide range of engineering plant, systems and equipment, and have good knowledge of health and safety legislation. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and highly motivated, with the ability to work on their own initiative without supervision in a multi-disciplined environment.

The successful candidate must be prepared to participate in an 'on-call' rota.

Informal enquires are welcomed by:

Wayne Fletcher, Estates Officer 0121 685 4251

Dave Cooke, Estates Manager 0121 685 4239

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**Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date. Candidates should assume that if they have not been contacted by the Human Resources Department within 4 weeks of the advertised closing date for the vacancy, they have not been shortlisted for interview. **

Please note: if you are applying for a consultant position within the Trust, your reference(s) will be requested at short-listing stage should you be successful.

We have been made aware that Fraudsters are currently targeting people with fake job offers from NHS Trust's. They contact victims claiming to be from the recruitment department and obtain personal details inc. passport details, and request payment for accommodation and/or insurance.


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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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