Mechanical Maintenance Assistant

Norwich | Other

Mechanical Maintenance Assistant


Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital, Norwich, NR4 7UY


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


Salary up to £26,367.37 depending on experience plus basic Serco benefits.


Main Purpose:


Here at Serco, we are looking for an experienced maintenance assistant to join our team at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital puts its patients at the heart of everything they do. The Hospital cares for the people of Norfolk, north Suffolk and further afield, providing almost one million out-patient appointments, day case procedures and in-patient admissions every year. The hospital has 1,200 beds and state of the art facilities and works closely with the University of East Anglia to train health professionals and have a strong focus on research. We are offering a unique opportunity to work in a diverse engineering environment providing a wide scope for development of skills and knowledge.


Reporting into the Engineering Supervisors you will be part of the engineering team providing electrical, mechanical and building maintenance across the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital site as part of Serco's Hard FM estates service to the NHS.


The post holder will ensure that the hospitals' building, fabric, plant, electrical and mechanical services and equipment are maintained to a high standard and ensure their continued safety, efficiency and reliability. You will undertake electrical, mechanical and building planned preventative maintenance as well as first response to carry out minor repairs.


Main Accountabilities: 


  • Fire alarm testing.
  • Lamp replacement and light cleaning.
  • Emergency light testing.
  • Replacement of nurse call leads and emergency pull chords.
  • Fire sprinkler testing.
  • Medical Gas routine testing.
  • Assist with lift entrapment.
  • Boiler safety checks to include chemical dosage checks.
  • Ventilation grille cleaning.
  • Water safety to include temperature monitoring, water sampling, TMV servicing etc.
  • Repair leaking taps.
  • Meter readings.
  • Fire extinguisher checks.
  • Replacement of fixtures and fittings.
  • Involvement in planned Operating Theatre maintenance work.



What you will need for the role:


  • Proven experience of working in a similar environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of general Building Services.
  • Good communication and customer service skills.


What we offer 


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme. 
  • 27 days annual leave up to 33 days depending on length of service 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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