Architectural Technician

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)

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Job summary

You will be educated to degree level or have achieved through practical experience in a technical construction related discipline with a wide range of highly specialised knowledge with regards to Autodesk AutoCAD and have clear evidence of continuing professional development. You will have a demonstrable track record of successfully delivering minor projects in complex environments on time and to delegated budgets, utilising NEC and/or JCT contractual frameworks, and have proven skills in effective people management, communication and understand the importance of stakeholder relationships. The successful candidate will possess knowledge of technical and regulatory standards and work closely with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including clinicians, local authorities, design teams and contractors.

Main duties of the job

Management of AutoCAD and Drawing Library

To provide a specialist service producing AutoCAD drawings through interpretation of verbal instructions, sketches, specifications, surveys etc., including architectural & building services disciplines

Surveys & Estate Records

To provide professional and technical advice and guidance regarding AutoCAD systems and related software

Project Work

Development of various design options with clients regarding minor building works and space planning reconfigurations

About us

Join us atUHSussex, every day is different, you can be the change, better neverstops

AtUHSussexwe're proud to be at the heart of the NHS. As one of theUK's largest acute Trusts, we're a leading example of the excellence, the ambition and the values that have embodied the NHS for over 70 years.

Improving lives:We are a vibrant and inclusive organisation, with hardworking, talented and dedicated individuals, who work together towards a common goal, to always put ourPatient First.Our mission is summed up by our 'where better never stops' motto and no matter the role atUHSussex, you will play a part in driving us forwards and in improving the lives of patients across Sussex.We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in ourwellbeing programmefor staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need itbecausewe know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

Build a career with us: As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do

Date posted

17 August 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

279-5515629-AUG23

Job locations

Worthing Hospital

Lyndhurst Road

Worthing

BN11 2DH


Job description

Job responsibilities

The organisation and management of all CAD work and the drawing library for the Trust.

To carry out surveys, prepare drawings and specifications, submit plans for internal and external approval for minor works projects.

To produce feasibility or space utilisation drawings as part of Estates strategy and master planning projects.

To be responsible for a wide range of electronic documents, data and information relating to the Trusts Estate.

Responsible for producing and developing policies and procedures to ensure the drawing library is kept up to date with drawings in a consistent format.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The organisation and management of all CAD work and the drawing library for the Trust.

To carry out surveys, prepare drawings and specifications, submit plans for internal and external approval for minor works projects.

To produce feasibility or space utilisation drawings as part of Estates strategy and master planning projects.

To be responsible for a wide range of electronic documents, data and information relating to the Trusts Estate.

Responsible for producing and developing policies and procedures to ensure the drawing library is kept up to date with drawings in a consistent format.

Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • oEducated to Degree standard or have achieved through practical experience and a wide range of highly specialist knowledge with regards to Autodesk AutoCAD
  • oExperience of working in a surveying / architectural background, surveying buildings, producing drawings, designs & technical details
  • oEffective communication skills to deal with a wide range of people: Facilities & Estates and Capital Development functions

Desirable

  • oAwareness and ability to use AutoCAD and drawing packages
  • oKnowledge of NHS design guidance (HTMs & HBNs).
  • oCity and Guilds in Computer Aided Design or similar appropriate qualification
Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • oEducated to Degree standard or have achieved through practical experience and a wide range of highly specialist knowledge with regards to Autodesk AutoCAD
  • oExperience of working in a surveying / architectural background, surveying buildings, producing drawings, designs & technical details
  • oEffective communication skills to deal with a wide range of people: Facilities & Estates and Capital Development functions

Desirable

  • oAwareness and ability to use AutoCAD and drawing packages
  • oKnowledge of NHS design guidance (HTMs & HBNs).
  • oCity and Guilds in Computer Aided Design or similar appropriate qualification

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Additional information

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)

Address

Worthing Hospital

Lyndhurst Road

Worthing

BN11 2DH


Employer's website

https://www.uhsussex.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)

Address

Worthing Hospital

Lyndhurst Road

Worthing

BN11 2DH


Employer's website

https://www.uhsussex.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Senior Capital Development Manager

Stuart Cox

stuart.cox2@nhs.net

07776487701

Date posted

17 August 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

279-5515629-AUG23

Job locations

Worthing Hospital

Lyndhurst Road

Worthing

BN11 2DH


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