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Shift Maintenance Craftsperson (Electrical based)

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£28,057 - £30,390 pa incl. of HCAS (Outer)
Salary period
03/10/2022 23:59
Interview date

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.


Job overview

To manufacture, assemble, erect, install and test new installations, services and equipment.

To undertake any duties which may be required commensurate with grade and competence as deemed necessary by the changing needs of the Trust.

Undertaking maintenance, repairs, minor improvement and capital work across the Trust as directed by management, ensuring compliance with Trust safety standards and procedures.

Undertake this role within a weekly rotating Day/Night shift system 

Main duties of the job

Shift Maintenance Craftsperson (Electrical based) (Band 4)

The Shift engineer performs work including activities which are complex and/or non-routine in electrical services. To maintain and repair the Hospital’s plant, equipment and services.

To manufacture, assemble, erect, install and test new installations, services and equipment.

To undertake any duties which may be required commensurate with grade and competence as deemed necessary by the changing needs of the Trust.

Carry out fault analysis, testing, manufacturing, replacing, isolation, modifying, inspecting, improving, installing, maintaining and repairing of all electrical services, plant and equipment in compliance with all good practice guides, operational maintenance manuals and statutory requirements. Be proactive with regard to all forms of maintenance, good site resource management and security.

Maintain and record service records and break down reports using the current FM system. Provide to other members of the team technical input and guidance on all electrical issues. Complete surveys as required by the Estates Manager and supply technically detailed reports.

This role consists of  4 days on - 4 days off - 4 nights on shift rota.

Proposed Interview Date: 13th October 2022

Working for our organisation

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. 

These include:
• Croydon University Hospital
• Purley Hospital
• The Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre in Thornton Heath
• Community bases at Purley, Sanderstead, New Addington, Broad Green, Woodside
• A minor injuries unit in New Addington

The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 3,500 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.

Our Vision:

“Excellent integrated care for you and your family, when and where you need it”

Our 5 key ‘Here for you’ promises to the people of Croydon are:

• You feel cared for by helpful and welcoming staff
• You feel in safe hands with highly professional staff
• You feel confident in your treatment from skilled teams of compassionate clinicians
• You feel we value your time with convenient appointments, minimal waiting and care closer to home
• You feel it’s getting better all the time as we continue to improve our services 

We are one of 17 Trusts in the country who have been accepted as national pioneers on staff engagement and empowerment, through the adoption of "Listening into Action" as a new way of working. The approach we are taking to “Listening into Action” is new and different. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

***Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the role in job description and person specification***

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Electrical/ mechaical experience
Desirable criteria
  • NHS experience


Essential criteria
  • Trade qualification
Desirable criteria
  • Proof of further learning in selected field


Essential criteria
  • Health and Safety knowledge
Desirable criteria
  • Permit to work system knowledge
  • HTM knowledge

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDCapital Nurse, LondonListening into Action (LiA)No smoking policyLondon Living Wage is a voluntary commitment made by employers, who can become accredited with the Living Wage FoundationPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employer

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jake Patching
Job title
Estates Officer
Additional information

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