The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust are seeking a Mechanical Fitter/ Plumber/Maintenance Engineer to join our busy Estates Department to perform multi-skilled tasks which can be complex and/or non-routine.
This exciting opportunity involves working on hot and cold water systems, heating systems, control of water hygiene and fault finding on a wide range of engineering plant and equipment (low pressure hot water systems, steam raising plant and associated equipment responding to Wards and Departmental needs during the day).
You will be qualified and have a recognised and registered apprenticeship with City & Guilds or equivalent.
The Trust will also consider applicants that may want to utilise this as a development opportunity under Annex 21 of Agenda for Change (with the appropriate adjustment of duties).
Working 37.5 hours per week and based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.
Main duties of the job
A fully skilled and experienced maintenance craftsperson, able to work as directed with the minimum of supervision. Whilst the primary task is to undertake mechanical engineering works, the job holder is expected to have a flexible approach and be prepared to turn their hand to a number of building maintenance demands on other disciplines.
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 active member of the Estates on-call team.
Due to the On-Call requirement of the post, you must be able to respond to emergency calls within 45 minutes of leaving home and arriving at the base hospital.
Working for your organisation
The Trust has a vision for the future that puts the patient at the heart of everything we do and is guided by the principles and values about which we care deeply.
Become part of 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.