We are looking for an Assistant Engineering Technician/Hospital Porter to join our team.
Purpose of the Role
To work as part of the Engineering & Estates Team, providing a comprehensive and cost effective engineering service within the hospital ensuring compliance with all National Legislation and Spire Policy. To be 'on-call' for out of hours maintenance emergencies on a rota basis. To provide efficient cover for the Hospital Porter Service to staff and patients in all areas of the hospital.
To assist in implementing a comprehensive, cost effective, planned and preventative maintenance programme for all building services, utilising the network Computerised Maintenance Management System.
To receive, review, prioritise and take action on maintenance requests, from all departments and maintain records of work undertaken on CMMS to provide an in-house day to day maintenance service.
To assist and undertake maintenance/testing of plant/equipment, ensuring compliance with current HTM recommendations/PPM schedules and manufacturers instruction keeping all necessary records.
To provide out of hours emergency on-call service on a rota basis.
To assist the Engineering Technician with external contractors providing specialist services and manage those contractors whilst on site in line with Spire Policy.
To work in accordance with Spire Policy, Health & Safety and COSHH legislation.
To feedback contractor performance issues to Engineering Technician.
To be flexible in working approach with a personal and co-operative attitude being maintained at all times, using initiative where required to resolve issues to enhance the quality of service provided.
To attend all mandatory training, both in-house and off site, on an annual basis, to include Health & Safety, Fire, Manual Handling, COSHH, E-Learning and the use of Personal Protective Equipment.
To keep adequate stock levels of gases as specified by the Engineer & Estates Manager and to change gas bottles as required by Senior Nursing staff.
To assist/provide cover for the hospital portering service.
Qualifications, Training & Experience:
Experience of maintenance work, preferably with knowlege of building services
Clean Driving Licence
Willingness to undertake specialist training in specific areas
Excellent frontline customer service skills
Ability to problem solve
Empathy with vulnerable and sick patients
Moving & Handling/COSSH/Medical Gas Safety basic training
Experience of updating records to computer systems
Awareness of Health & Safety, Hygiene and Infection Control
Experience of handling chemicals
The successful candidate will have excellent customer care skills and take pride in delivering a quality service. They will have good communication and organisational skills and be able to work without supervision.
This is a full-time role, 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday, plus on-call rota system
Closing Date for Applications
Applications must be received by: 29th February 2020