Estates - Electrically Biased Multiskilled Technician

  • Department Operational Estates Management (PRH)
  • Salary £28,407.00 – £34,581 per annum
  • Closing Date 31/07/2024
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-EBM-408
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5


The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust are looking for an Electrically Biased Multi-Skilled Technician.  The post is based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

The post holder will undertake multi-skilled tasks which are complex and/or non-routine, involving calibrating and fault finding on a wide range of engineering plant and equipment (electrical distribution boards and associated circuits, lighting, fire detection, building management and automation systems, standby electrical generators, HVAC plant, security access control, CCTV and Nurse Call systems) installed within Trust premises.

The post holder will be part of the wider Estates multi-disciplined team, and should therefore be able to work as part of the team, but also possess the ability to work alone and be an energetic member of the Estates on-call team. No previous healthcare experience required.

Due to the On-Call requirement of the post, you must be able to answer to emergency calls within 45 minutes of leaving home and arriving at the base hospital.


  • The post holder will be capable of carrying out electrical work covering a wide and diverse range of equipment and plant and will also work in accordance with the requirements of all Health Technical Memorandum (HTM’s).
  • This demands a comprehensive knowledge and high degree of skill to maintain, test, diagnose and rectify faults within the Hospital building services and equipment.
  • The post holder will maintain, repair, install equipment which includes lighting and power services, HVAC systems, portable appliances, pumps, fire alarm and nurse call systems and some complex specialist equipment including sterilizers and autoclaves.
  • To act as Competent person for Health Technical Memorandum (HTM’s) disciplines as designated.
  • To plan and manage day to day work and co-ordinate with Contractors and other staff members to make arrangements for work to be carried out.
  • To design, manufacture, assemble and install new work.
  • To carry out tasks effectively and efficiently to a high standard and instruct others on aspects of the trade.


The Trusts' vision puts the patient at the heart of everything we do and is guided by the principles and values about which we care deeply.  In line with this vision, the Estates Directorate are seeking a highly committed professional to join our team.

Become part of a large dynamic team, supporting various areas across all sites in maintaining and upgrading the Estates, to ensure that the overall condition is kept to a high standard in line with current regulations, duties which include but not exhausted to Mechanical, Electrical and General Maintenance expertise.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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