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Accommodation Services
NHS AfC: Band 4
Part time - 22.5 hours per week (22.5 hours per week, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 0800-1600)
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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
Employer type
EDGH (however cross-site working is essential)
£21,892 - £24,157
Salary period
22/04/2021 23:59

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East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust logo

Accommodation Maintenance Craftsperson

NHS AfC: Band 4

East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust provides NHS hospital and community services throughout East Sussex. We provide our services at two district general hospitals, Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital, community hospitals in Bexhill, Crowborough, Lewes, Rye and Uckfield and a number of clinics and health centres, GP surgeries, schools and in people’s homes. 

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the improving working lives of all our staff. A wide range of staff benefits are available to staff and these include: staff development, pension scheme, on-site nurseries within the acute hospitals, auto-enrolment to our staff bank ( Temporary Workforce Service ),  staff restaurants and  on-site accommodation.



ESHT is committed to offering new employees an apprenticeship programme of study to support their role. Please ask when you apply/at interview if you are keen to undertake a programme and we can check if there is a suitable one available to match your role (the opportunities available are changing all the time, there may not be something for you at the time of your appointment but a programme may be written over the coming months which suits you).  Apprenticeships are available at level 2 (GCSE equivalent) right up to Degree or  Masters level so don’t forget to check with us.



We are currently seeking a maintenance craftsperson to join our small Accommodation team undertaking planned preventative and reactive maintenance tasks.

We are looking for an individual who can apply a flexible and approachable attitude to undertaking a wide variety of building crafts for repair, refurbishment and maintenance of our accommodation for the Trust and also be able to work cross site if necessary.

Ensuring the highest standards of visual appeal and material protection as appropriate to the building crafts in building civil engineering operations.

Hours of Post:  Wednesday to Friday 08.00-16.00 = 22.5 hours per week

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Sheron Howell
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Accommodation Officer
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