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Multi-skilled Tradesperson (Electrical)

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Role Summary

As part of the maintenance team, the post holder will support the provision of a high quality, flexible, proactive customer orientated service.

It is essential that the applicant has experience in Air Handling Units, Motors, Bearings and commercial/industrial heating systems.

Will work on a wide range of electrical equipment and services across all areas within the Trusts estate.

This will require the individual to possess a multi-skilled ability working safely but effectively outside their core skill as an electrically biased engineer.

Skilled fault finding is required, often in circumstances where a limited amount of initial information is provided, with an aim to support the provision of a high quality, flexible, proactive customer orientated service. The post holder will ensure that the work they carry out is done effectively to ensure that patients, staff and visitors are provided with a clean safe and pleasant environment suitable for the Trust and service provided.

Experience and knowledge around Air Handling Units and their controls is required.

In all cases compliance is required to Statutory and Regulatory requirements, which includes Legionella, Electrical Safety Policy, Asbestos and Permit to Work Policies and Procedures in a professional manner.

About the Role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role:

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate to join our team at NDDH you will provide an efficient maintenance service carrying out work of a wide ranging nature, with an aim to support the provision of a high quality, flexible, proactive customer orientated service. This will be in the areas of Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), repair, alteration, testing and installation of engineering services, equipment and fixtures maintained by the Facilities Maintenance Department.

Requiring a multi skilled, electrically biased engineer, who is willing to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the service at locations in Devon. The successful applicant must have experience with Air Handling Units and commercial heating systems and pipework.

Will contribute to the development of the service ensuring that the Trusts “Visions and Values” are maintained at all times, focusing on engineering excellence, integrity and support for the wider team.

Working Pattern: Monday to Friday,  08.00 – 16.30 + LLRP of £3227 + On-call payment

Interview Date: 14th July 2023.

For further information please contact Andrew Marsh, Operations & Maintenance Manager on 07788361706 or

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About Us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, click here to find out more

It has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.


Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.

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