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Maintenance Craftsperson - Electrician

Posted: 30 Sep 2020 Closes: 30 Oct 2020
Trafford Hospital, Manchester, United Kingdom £21,892 - £24,157 pa
Permanent & Full-time NHS_SVyYqHLG5C2T

Maintenance Craftsperson - Electrician

Job Reference: 349-COR-488-20

Employer: Department: Maintenance Craftsperson - Electrician Location: Trafford Hospital, Manchester Salary: £21,892 - £24,157 pa

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 23,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of ten hospitals across seven separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women's Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:
  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider.

We are seeking an enthusiastic self-motivated Electrician to work within our Trust carrying out planned preventative maintenance and repair on a wide range of hospital engineering services.

The post holder will have experience of fault finding on complex building services, plant and equipment to a high level of competence and be able to demonstrate that they can work very well within a team and manage staff in the absence of the Supervisor as well as being able to use their own initiative. Knowledge of systems such as fire alarms, power systems and infrastructure, emergency stand by generators, ventilation, lifts etc would be desirable.

You will be willing to undertake on call duties (for which an on call supplement is payable) and depending on experience and qualifications boiler on call and weekend monitoring work. You must be able to undertake additional overtime working as required to meet the contingencies of the service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSimon LesterJob titleTWA Deputy Estates ManagerEmail addresssimon.lester@mft.nhs.ukTelephone number0161 934 8771Additional contact information

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction in the first 3 months following start in post. The amount of £29.50(standard disclosure) or £47.50 (enhanced disclosure) If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

We welcome applicants from the Armed Forces Community.

Please be aware that all roles at MFT(except Medical and Dental posts) are subject to a probationary period.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on 0161 276 6198.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system - TRAC systems. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to MFT transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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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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