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Maintenance Assistant

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Main area
Maintenance
Grade
A
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
318-22-GMS9591
Site
Cheltenham General Hospital
Town
Cheltenham
Salary
£18,883 - £20,228 pa pr
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
19/08/2022 23:59

GMS provides the estates, facilities, sterile services and materials management services for the Trust. We provide services such as clinical equipment management, provision of facilities services such as catering, domestics, portering and linen, manage the construction and development of new and existing healthcare buildings and manage the building, engineering and grounds services.

GMS aims to provide a best value customer service which ensures a safe, compliant and sustainable environment, and that supports our customers to be efficient and effective in patient care.

Job overview

The Estates Department are looking to recruit a Maintenance Assistant to join our dedicated team here at Gloucestershire Managed Services. This role potentially could turn into an apprentice role dependant on applicant.

The main duties of the post holder will include assisting tradesmen and technicians on skilled tasks, general unskilled maintenance duties and participating in lighting and water management duties.

Main duties of the job

To carry out unsupervised work of a routine nature to assist in the provision of an efficient maintenance service

To support craftsman in the carrying out of more skilled work to service and maintain plant and equipment

To assist all trades as may be required and to have a flexible approach on trade boundaries

To work as a part of a small team working together to achieve common objectives

To have the ability to fault find on minor jobs

To demonstrate activities to new staff

To ensure customer satisfaction by giving a quick response and high-quality service

To accurately record time and materials used in carrying out works to enable job monitoring to be carried out

To report any defects to plant equipment or building fabric to the workshop manager

To be based at Cheltenham General Hospital but will be expected to work anyway that the trust provides services

Working for our organisation

GMS provides the estates, facilities, sterile services and materials management services for the Trust. We provide services such as clinical equipment management, provision of facilities services such as catering, domestics, portering and linen, manage the construction and development of new and existing healthcare buildings and manage the building, engineering and grounds services.

GMS aims to provide a best value customer service which ensures a safe, compliant and sustainable environment, and that supports our customers to be efficient and effective in patient care

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

To have the necessary experience to be able to work to a good standard with the minimum of supervision

To be competent to work on a range of duties which encompass various trades and skills but do not need the attention of a fully qualified tradesmen

The ability to safely use a range of tools both mechanical and electrical

To understand and be able to comply with relevant statutory and health and safety legislation and trust policies

To have working knowledge of electrical, mechanical plant and building services

To attend training courses as necessary to improve working skills and practice

To hold a full driving license

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • GCSE's or equivalent (Grade C or above) inc Maths & English
Desirable criteria
  • To hold a full current driving license
  • First Aid

Experience

Essential criteria
  • To have knowledge of building engineering services
  • To support craftsmen carrying out skilled work
  • To carry out unskilled maintenance tasks
Desirable criteria
  • To have some experience of standard computer software systems

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • To have sound knowledge of Health and Safety requirements and legislation
  • Highly developed physical skills
  • Able to work unsupervised
  • Innovative thinker
Desirable criteria
  • To have some experience of standard computer software systems

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Stewart Lewis
Job title
SEOM
Email address
stewart.lewis1@nhs.net
Telephone number
03004223218