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Electrical Mechanical Building Services
Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
37.5 hours per week (Shift Pattern working, 12h shift (4days 4off, 4nights 4off) - 7 days p/week, 52weeks p/year)
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Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
Stoke Mandeville Hospital and Wycombe General Hospital
Aylesbury / High Wycombe / Community Properties
£28,407 - £34,581 Premium applied basic to cover unsocial working pattern
Salary period
25/06/2024 23:59

Employer heading

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust logo

Shift Multi Skilled Maintenance Technician

Band 5

Be part of our BHT family

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust (BHT) is an integrated provider of acute hospital and community services for people living in Buckinghamshire and the surrounding area.

We care for over half a million patients every year:

  • provide specialist spinal services at our world renowned National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, the birthplace of the Paralympics
  • nationally recognised for urology and skin cancer services
  • regional specialist centre for burns, plastic surgery, dermatology, stroke and cardiac services
  • deliver community services in health centres, schools, patients’ own homes, community hospitals and community hubs.

More than 6,500 people from different nations, cultures and backgrounds work for us.

We would be happy to discuss possible flexible working options. We strive to be a family friendly, inclusive employer. 

If you require any assistance in making this application, please contact [email protected] or phone 01494 734868.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work – and invite you to join our BHT family.


Job overview

This job description is split into the following responsibilities:

  • Key Responsibilities
  • Operational Responsibilities
  • Technical Compliance Responsibilities
  • Financial and contractual Responsibilities
  • Work within the Estates and Facilities operational team to provide a safe, appropriate, and cost-effective environment for effective healthcare delivery.
  • In addition to providing specialist expertise in a core professional trade (e. plumbing, electrical, carpentry), the post holder will undertake further training and build wider generalist skills, enabling them to undertake jobs outside of this when necessary.
  • In addition to your core skill (e.g., plumbing, carpentry, electrical) the post holder will undertake further basic cross-trade training to further their skills.

Main duties of the job

Assist with the Management and implementation of the planned Building/Engineering/Electrical maintenance programmes for the Trust to ensure compliance with key standards, both legislative and performance related (as defined through Service Level Agreement) – also meeting where necessary the requirements of the NHSLA.

Assist in delivering a reactive maintenance service – including shift rota in accordance with the Service Level Agreement such that the Trusts Building/Mechanical/Electrical systems and equipment is returned to safe and effective operation as soon as possible after failure or significant variance of operation is identified.

Deputise for the Estates Team Leaders as required to lead the Estates operational team.

To be part of the Estates on-call service and participate in a 7-day rota as required by the needs of the service.

Working for our organisation

Listen to why colleagues think we are a great place to work! -

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

  • As part of our BHT family, you’ll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.  
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

  • We’re committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued, and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve. 

What do we stand for?

  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

If you have a disability that makes submitting this online application difficult and would like assistance, please contact us on [email protected] quoting the vacancy reference number.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • To be fully conversant and formally qualified in own core trade with Basic Carpentry/Plumbing/Electrical
  • Work closely with Estates Management to manage the buildings infrastructure/plant and systems effectively and safely in accordance with all legislation and HTM and HBN guidance.
  • Specialist expertise in a core professional trade - plumbing, electrical, carpentry.
Desirable criteria
  • Computer skilled person
  • Undertake fault finding on complex systems and equipment using cause effect analysis and detailed examination to determine a solution.
  • Approved Person Qualification

Knowledgeable and Proactive

Essential criteria
  • To be fully conversant and formally qualified in own core trade with Basic Carpentry/Plumbing/Electrical
Desirable criteria
  • Computer skilled person


Essential criteria
  • To be fully conversant and formally qualified in own core trade with Basic Carpentry/Plumbing/Electrical
  • Specialist expertise in a core professional trade - plumbing, electrical, carpentry.
Desirable criteria
  • Follow all planned maintenance schedules and carry out planned preventative maintenance inspections and commissioning tests in accordance with the required schedule.
  • Approved Person Qualification

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Veteran AwareApprenticeships logoPositive about disabled peopleArmed Forces Covenant Gold AwardDisability confident employerStep into healthNational Preceptorship for Nursing Quality Mark

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Graham Podbury
Job title
Senior Estates Operations Manager
Email address
[email protected]
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