Maintenance Assistant

Wishaw | Other

Maintenance Assistant


University Hospital Wishaw, ML2 0DP


Full time - 37.5 hours per week - 0800 - 1600 hours


Salary NHS Band 3 plus basic plus Serco benefits 


Main Purpose:


The Maintenance Assistant shall undertake works, under the guidance of Maintenance Officer, technicians and craftsman, on all aspects of engineering plant and equipment for both planned and reactive maintenance.


Undertakes planned maintenance and reactive repairs, working from training programmes, work procedures and operational manuals, recording and logging readings, carrying out basic adjustments and repairs with careful documentation and recording on service sheets and work orders


Carrying out ductwork cleaning, filter changing, lamp and tube replacement including cleaning. Cleaning plant, equipment, plant rooms, plenums and electrical sub-stations


Main Accountabilities: 

  • To work in accordance with the requirements of Health Technical Memorandums (HTMs), SHTM's and other applicable legislation under the guidance of supervisors, technicians and craftsmen
  • To be prepared to work in hazardous areas taking all safety measures to prevent danger, avoid injury and prevent damage to equipment.
  • To actively participate in the operation and control of engineering planned preventative maintenance schemes.
  • Actively participate in the operation of the CAFM labour control by completion of paperwork for all work orders, service sheets and log books or electronic logger.
  • Undertake essential repair works and general maintenance activities at the request of the Maintenance Officer.
  • To liaise with Maintenance Officer regarding plant or equipment failures and observations,
  • Assist technicians and craftsmen with technical maintenance diagnostic fault finding and repair
  • Carry out planned preventative maintenance inspections and tasks unsupervised where considered safe and appropriate. 
  • Complete all report sheets, work orders, log books and test certificates as necessary.
  • To follow planned maintenance schedules.
  • To actively participate in the operation of planned preventative maintenance (ppm)
  • Operates within constraints of permit to work systems.
  • Immediately notifies the Maintenance Officer of any deviation from the regulations.
  • Follows guidance as laid down operation and maintenance manuals.
  • Uses all relevant tools and equipment within safety guidelines as necessary for the completion of works.
  • Ensure that works are completed or communicated.
  • Ensuring that information regarding works not completed or works required are conveyed to other members of staff.
  • PAT testing when required and when appropriately trained
  • Test water samples of hydrotherapy pool adjusting water composition




What you will need for the role:

General Maintenance Experience required



What we offer 


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme. 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays. 
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Simply Health Plans, and more. 
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts. 
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion. 
  • Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships. 
  • Interesting and enjoyable work. 
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities. 



About Serco
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.  For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

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09/03/2024 01:21:00
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