Maintenance Technician

Southport And Ormskirk NHS Trust


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Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced enthusiastic individuals to join Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust as permanent Estates Engineering Technicians within the operational estates team, with Electrical or Mechanical qualifications and relevant experience.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will be required to undertake technical support services for the reactive and planned specialist maintenance work on a variety of hospital plant and equipment to ensure compliance with all statutory requirements.

The post holder would be expected to carry out maintenance duties in an efficient and effective manner to support the successful delivery of a customer focused estate maintenance service for the Trust.

About us

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital and the community to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults' and children's accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women's and children's services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Previous experience in a hospital maintenance environment is desirable but not essential .

Please see attached Job Description for further details

Advert Date: 5th May 2022

Closing Date: 19th May 2022

Proposed Shortlisting: 20th May 2022

Proposed Interview Date: Late May 2022

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

Person Specification



  • A Mechanical / Electrical apprenticeship


  • H.N.C. or equivalent in a relevant discipline



  • Relevant experience



  • Logical fault finding methodology
  • Computer literate
  • Driving licence
  • Ability to communicate with staff at all levels.
  • Ability to adopt a reasonable attitude to the duties of the post
  • Ability to communicate and present a professional image when under pressure
  • Have excellent analytical skills

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).

Employer details

Employer name

Southport And Ormskirk NHS Trust


Southport and Ormskirk



Employer's website (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Steve Scott


Date posted

05 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change


Band 5


£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Southport and Ormskirk



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