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Job Summary


To provide an effective and responsive Estates Service, by means of carrying out semi-skilled duties, that is fully compliant with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures. The provision of information that demonstrates the effectiveness, responsiveness and efficiency of that service.

Main responsibilities- Maintenance job description

3. Occasionally required to meet with contractors, following a request from Estates Management Team, at various locations in order to disseminate site-specific knowledge to enable works to be carried out.


4. Occasionally monitor contractors working in the vicinity.


5. To always carry and respond to communication devices (mobile phone/Hand held device).


6. To comply with Health and Safety regulations and safe systems of work, reporting of any defects immediately to the Estates Team.


7. Take part in regular performance appraisals.


Knowledge Training and Experience


Maintenance job description


8. Have an understanding of Electrical/Mechanical engineering and basic building principles in order to carry out a range of basic maintenance tasks.


9. An ability to carry out electrical portable appliance testing or willingness to undertake training and achieve certification upon commencement

10. Commitment to Customer Care.

11. Accept and utilise training and development offered in order to carry out duties and responsibilities in order to achieve a high quality service.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities-Maintenance job description

Analytical and Judgement Skills


12. Ability to assess and diagnose faults on complex building services plant and equipment


Planning and Organisational Skills


13. Organise daily work patterns around identified demands and priorities.


Physical Skills


14. Use of all relevant and appropriate tools and equipment including those specialised to specific duties or trades.

15. Undertake meter readings, monitoring deliveries of oil and other consumable commodities in accordance with local procedures.

16. Drive the Estates Department vehicles on a daily basis.


Responsibility for Patient/Client Care

Maintenance job description

17. On a daily basis work on wards and other healthcare properties in order to provide a well-maintained, clean, physically safe, accessible and welcoming environment for patients, staff and visitors.


Responsibility for Policy/Service Development

18. To contribute to and work within a safe working environment

19. To follow policies for own role, commenting on policies, procedures or developments which affect the Maintenance team and supporting the implementation of departmental procedures.


Responsibility for Financial and Physical Resources


20. To assist in carrying out maintenance routines both general and planned on a wide range of electrical and mechanical plant

 and equipment which includes:

Lights and lighting systems including cleaning and lamp replacement

Kitchen and catering equipment

Battery plant

Domestic appliances

Portable appliances including tests and basic repairs

Monitoring of gas fired boilers

Heating systems












Domestic hot and cold water services

Ventilation and air conditioning systems

Fire fighting equipment

Fire alarm testing

Generator testing

Legionella checks









21. To assist higher skilled grades on new work and repairs.

22. To carry out minor installation work when required.

23. To work overtime as and when requested and participate in an out of hours on-call scheme if required.

24. Maintain workshops and other engineering spaces in a clean and tidy condition.


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Responsibility for Information Resources


25. Complete log sheets, report sheets and test certificates for legislative and statutory requirements as necessary

26. Record personally generated information using the Estates Department`s asset, maintenance work planning and performance management system

Good standard of general education or relevant experience


Able to demonstrate good general knowledge of Electrical/Mechanical Engineering and basic Building skills either by holding an appropriate NVQ 2, or have the equivalent knowledge gained though experience.


Must be able to demonstrate key skills:




-Application of Number

  -Information Technology

  -Working with others

  -Improving your own learning

  -Problem Solving




Awareness of safe working procedures and Health and safety requirements.


Previous experience of working in Healthcare premises


Previous experience of Electrical/Mechanical or Building





Working at heights.

Working in confined spaces.


Be able to communicate with other members of staff and contractors.


Ability to work as part of a team of independently with a minimum of supervision.


Full valid driving licence



Must be willing to work in all hospital sites.


Must be willing to participate in an out of hours on call system.

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Maintenance job description


To work as part of the team, within the Estates Department.


To support the provision of a reliable, high quality, flexible, proactive customer orientated service to allow the hospital to carry out its core business.


This will enable the hospital to provide a well-maintained, clean, physically safe, accessible and welcoming environment for patients, staff and visitors.



Communications and Relationship Skills


1. To form effective working relationships with colleagues throughout the Estates Department.


2. Liase with staff as required always promoting a positive customer orientated department.