Skip to main content

Mechanical Tradesperson

Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
Bristol, United Kingdom £25,452.17 - £27,717.17 pa pro rata
Permanent & Full-time NHS_H71ZkFJ4DGmj

Mechanical Tradesperson

Job Reference: 387-TS-4416-LS

Employer: Department: Estates Maintenance Location: Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol Salary: £25,452.17 - £27,717.17 pa pro rata

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

POST: Mechanical/Plumbing Tradesperson

HOURS: 37.5 Hours over 4 days (Day Shifts 0700 - 1700 or 1100 - 2100 Hrs).

RATE OF PAY: Agenda for Change Band 4 - £25,452.17 - £27,717.17 per annum pro rata basic, plus unsocial hours payments on evenings, weekends & bank holidays.

The Estates Maintenance Department at University Hospital's Bristol NHS Trust has had an exciting opportunity arise for an experienced Mechanical/Plumbing skilled tradesperson based at the Bristol Royal Infirmary. The postholder will take part in a 24/7 emergency rota, and will work rotating shifts over 4 days per week i.e. 0700 - 1700 hrs or 1100 - 2100.

The ideal candidate will have:-
  • Experience of maintaining a wide variety of plant and equipment, including air handling plant, water treatment regimes, steam and water distribution services and draining systems.
  • A City & Guild Mechanical/Plumbing qualification at Level 3 or equivalent
  • Have a desire to work in a large healthcare environment
  • A flexible attitude to work
  • A current UK driving licence
In return for the ideal candidate, we will offer:-
  • Further training opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge as a qualified tradesperson
  • An attractive salary of £25,452.17 - £27,717.17 per annum basic + unsocial hours payments for evening and weekend working
  • Access to a multitude of national leading discounts in shopping, holidays & insurance
  • 27 days + bank holidays annual leave, rising to 29 days and 33 days after long service.
For further details / informal visits contact:

John Grady on 0117 342 4722 or Clive Jenkins on 0117 342 2089

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone's throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we're meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.

Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form. Due to high volumes of applications, vacancies may be closed before the closing date. As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date. When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs ( ), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

Share Job