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317 Engineering - RVI
Band 5
Full time: 37 hours 30 minutes/week
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The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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317 02 Royal Victoria Infirmary
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum
08/06/2020 23:59
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The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Specialist Craftsperson (Electrical)

Band 5

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We have one of the highest number of specialist services of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,000 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.


We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment.  We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under represented groups.

Recognised as one of the Top 10 Hospital Trusts in the U.K Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is currently looking to develop its Estates capabilities and is happy to be in a position to offer a number of fantastic opportunities for the right candidates.

The Royal Victoria Infirmary is currently recruiting a Specialist Craftsperson (Electrical) to provide the 24 hour shift covering 7 days per week, maintaining a wide range of installations and equipment.

On offer is:

  • An attractive salary of up to £30,615
  • Inclusion in one of the most generous pension schemes in the country with employer contributions of 9.3%.
  • Clear career progression routes.
  • Regular professional training with access to development training (i.e. 18th Edn).
  • A regular, consistent, working pattern.    

Candidates must be professional in all aspects with a desire to develop and improve. If successful they will be expected to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team performing a wide range of duties covering all aspects of Electrical maintenance and installation.

Candidates must have:

  • A positive customer focused attitude with a desire to improve.
  • Served a relevant and recognised electrical craft apprenticeship or Level 3 Diploma in electrical Engineering.

City & Guilds 18th Edition

Interview Date: 17 June 2020

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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 (Exceptions Order) 1975 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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Further details / informal visits contact

Dave Greaves  0191 2139839