Multi Skilled Technician

March 8, 2023
£27.1 - £32.9 / year

Job Description

Job Summary

Prior applicants are not required to apply.

An energetic, self-driven person who is open to learning and adapting is what we’re searching for. You will work under the direction of the Work Load Co-ordinator to direct, supervise, train, and assist other Maintenance Craftsmen and contractors as they perform maintenance tasks around the hospital and other unit premises.

You will also perform routine maintenance tasks on your own without supervision in order to carry out or supervise the repair, maintenance, and installation of complex plant and equipment connected to locations managed by the Estates & Facilities Division. In order to achieve a fully flexible workforce, you will perform your duties to the highest standard in an effective and timely manner. You may also be asked to perform duties in other trades related to Estates & Facilities and the operational function of the Division if you are deemed competent. Also, the part will require sick leave and yearly leave coverage. You will integrate with all divisions of the Estates and Facilities Division and engage with all trust workers.

You must have successfully completed a time-served apprenticeship or a comparable organized training program, have post-qualification experience in an engineering subject, and have a background in engineering with a solid understanding of health and safety laws and regulations.

Main responsibilities of the job

The Assets Maintenance Department delivers a diverse variety of construction and engineering services to Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust in order to maintain the buildings and associated systems in conformity with current regulations and requirements. In order to comply with legislation and to make sure that the patient environment is maintained in a safe yet economical and effective manner, the department is dedicated to providing continual training for their employees to a high degree.

A position for a Maintenance Technician (Shifts) has opened up in the Estates Maintenance Department of the Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, which is expanding on its foundation trust status and illustrious track record. Due to growth and internal promotions, we are seeking to add another team member.

About us

The Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT) offers Cheshire residents and those outside the county access to high-quality, secure, and efficient healthcare. The Trust was founded as an NHS Trust in April 1991 and changed its status to a Foundation Trust in April 2008. It is responsible for running the Leighton Hospital in Crewe, the Victoria Infirmary in Northwich, and the Elmhurst Intermediate Care Center in Winsford.

Over 5,000 people work with us, and we offer 540 hospital beds along with a variety of services like accident and emergency, maternity, outpatient therapy, and pediatric health.

In addition, the Trust participates in the Central Cheshire Integrated Care Partnership (CCICP), a distinctive regional health alliance that offers a variety of community services to residents of South Cheshire and Vale Royal.

The Trust received national recognition for its “Be Safe Be EquiPPEd” campaign, which sought to keep the Trust as safe as possible for staff and patients by promoting the appropriate use of PPE, during the coronavirus epidemic.

All aspects of the safety culture theme showed improvement in the 2020 national NHS Staff Survey findings, with 92% of respondents feeling that their work had a positive impact on patients. Our initiatives for the health and wellbeing of the workers received national recognition as well.

At Mid Cheshire, we value our employees and understand the importance of taking care of one another in order to provide our patients with the best possible treatment.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Job applicants who need existing skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome to apply, and their applications will be taken into consideration together with those from everyone else. Visit the UK Visas and Immigration website for more details (Opens in a new tab).

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