Maintenance Officer

Wishaw | Other

Maintenance Officer


University Hospital Wishaw, Wishaw, ML2 0DP


Full Time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week)


Salary - NHS Band 6


Here at Serco, we are recruiting for a Maintenance Officer to join the Estates team at University Hospital Wishaw. University Hospital Wishaw has over 660 inpatient beds based on site, and numerous areas, wards and departments requiring monitoring.


The Maintenance Officer will be responsible for controlling the work within the Estates department, assigning workload from the Concept CAFM system, ensuring all reactive and PPM planned work is undertaken and provide support to the front-line team ensuring compliance with the PMS.


Reporting into the Operations Manager. The Maintenance Officer will be responsible for the management and supervisor of a multi-skilled workforce carrying out reactive and planned maintenance, minor improvements, and capital work across the Hospital as direct by management, ensuring compliance with Serco safety standards and procedures.


The post holder will be required to provide the duty of On Call Manager within the on-call rota. They will also be required to provide the duties of Authorised Person once all relevant training has been completed and appointment is received from the Authorising Engineer.


Main responsibilities of the role include:


  • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with SHTM's and ACOP's.
  • Manage the personnel within the department to ensure the assets are maintained to the contract requirements.
  • Use the CAFM system to assign and track status of all planned and reactive work.
  • Manage the contractors who attend site to carry our service/repair works and ensure the safe working practice is adhered to.
  • Undertake Authorised Person duties after appointment.


What you'll need to do the role:


  • Completed City and Guilds / NVQ or equivalent in Engineering, Plumbing, or Electrical apprenticeship.
  • BTEC / ONC in Engineering Services or 5 years equivalent experience as Engineering Technician.
  • Sound knowledge of SHTM's and approved code of practice for relevant fields.
  • Understanding of Complex Healthcare systems covering a broad range of mechanical systems.
  • Competent Person in either piped medical gas/boiler and pressure systems.
  • PC literate and strong understanding of CAFM systems.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in a similar role within a large complex service.
  • Previous direct line management of staff.
  • People management skills such as recruitment, absence management, disciplinary procedures, etc…
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.


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.



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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. 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.


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. We're a proud holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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