The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) is one of the leading specialist orthopaedic hospitals in the country, with some of the highest levels of staff and patient satisfaction, as well as a strong reputation for innovation.
Who We’re Looking For…
We have a great opportunity for a Mechanical Biased Tradesperson to join our team of Mechanical maintenance technicians. The base salary starts at £27,055 rising to £32,934, on top of this there are enhancements for on-call and all additional hours are paid at time plus 50%, equivalent to £20.76 - £25.26 per hour. Further benefits include a market leading pension and generous holiday entitlement, starting at 27 days rising to 33 days, plus bank holidays.
The working hours are 37.5 hours per week, Monday – Friday. You will also be required to participate in an on call rota for out of hours emergencies . Due to the On-Call requirement of the post, you must be able to respond to emergency calls within 45 minutes of leaving home and arriving at the hospital.
This role will require you to have achieved industry recognised Mechanical qualifications and having completed a Formal Apprenticeship or Craft equivalent or completed at least a City & Guilds/NVQ Level 3 in an Mechanical Maintenance background.
The successful candidate would ideally have industry experience and would be expected to work alone and/or as part of a wider team. The role will require you to work cohesively with other Technical Disciplines.
As an Hospital Engineer you’ll be working as part of a wider team of skilled technicians, undertaking reactive repairs and planned preventative maintenance. You will have face-to-face interactions with clinical and non-clinical staff - so you need to be good with people.
You will be undertaking periodic testing and maintenance on decontamination equipment, potable water & wet heating systems, sanitary ware, medical air, steam generating plant , air handling units and lots of other mechanical systems & equipment used within the hospital.
Each day will never be the same, so you’ll need to be able to adapt and work under pressure – the work we do ensures that the life-critical systems on site are kept running.
Our aim is to aspire to deliver world class patient care, and we want talented, dedicated and passionate people to help us achieve this.
Our continued success is accomplished through the skills and expertise of our staff, which is underpinned by our values: Friendly, Caring, Excellence, Professional and Respect. If your values align to ours, and you would like to join us in aspiring to deliver world class patient care, we would love to hear from you.
Joining RJAH is more than just a job – we want our people to have the best opportunities to thrive in their role.
Whether you're starting out in your career, or have a wealth of experience – we’re always looking to recruit outstanding individuals in a range of clinical areas, as well as support and administrative roles.
We have a range of fantastic staff benefits on offer to everyone who joins RJAH and you'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding professional development opportunities.
RJAH has strong links with a range of universities including Staffordshire, Keele, Glyndwr, Chester and Birmingham.
Shropshire is also one of the most attractive parts of the country, with a rich historic culture and excellent transport links. The hospital is located on a site outside Oswestry, just off the A5. The nearest train station is in Gobowen, approximately two miles from the hospital. The station is part of the Chester to Birmingham line.
For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Jason Kear Job title: Estates Manager Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone number: 01691404336