Mechanical Craftsperson - Water Safety | East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 22 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £25,147 - £27,596 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 June 2024
Location: Colchester, CO4 5JL
Company: Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6336111/432-HR378-24

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Are you looking for a new challenge?

We have an exciting opportunity for join our Estates Department at East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) .

We have an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced Mechanical craftsperson to undertake a wide range of duties within a busy and dedicated in-house workforce serving a general acute hospital.

You will be based at Colchester Hospital (travel to other ESNEFT sites will be required as and when required) and requires a highly motivated, dependable and flexible person with good communication and interpersonal skills, who is capable of working to a high standard with minimum supervision.
• To principally provide a comprehensive Mechanical maintenance service for the repair, maintenance and New works installation of mechanical systems.
• Maintenance requirements will be located at East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust (ESNEFT) owned, leased properties, and properties where ESNEFT provide an estates maintenance service, via a service level agreement or management agreement.
• This includes the maintenance and repair of existing assets as well as the inspection and verification testing of new equipment and systems, delivered by outside contractors, and to ensure at all times, a safe environment for patients, public and staff.
• Whilst the primary task will be Mechanical work, the post holder must have a flexible approach to a range of building maintenance operations.
• A team view is vital to delivering effective and efficient services to the patients; the post holder will be required to liaise directly with clinicians at a Ward level as well as other members of the Estates and Facilities department.
• When necessary the post holder maybe required to analyse situations and clearly identify and communicate to supervisors, estates officers, mangers and if requested to do so patients, public and staff.

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients’ own homes.

We are one of the largest NHS organisations in England, employing more than 12,000 staff.

We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients.

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what’s widely regarded as the world’s best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge, then we want to hear from you.

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For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

This advert closes on Wednesday 5 Jun 2024

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