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People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority
York Teaching Hospital Facilities Management (YTHFM) was created in 2018 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
The Estates Department is looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to work as part of a multidisciplinary management team. The department provides management, development, maintenance and operational support for the Trust’s buildings and engineering infrastructure.
The role is critical to the Estates Department’s maintenance support service and is demanding and varied as it covers a range of engineering services. The role offers a significant opportunity to contribute to the smooth functioning and maintenance of a range of engineering services in the Trust’s clinical and non-clinical facilities of a very busy directorate and to be part of a team that is constantly working to improve the quality and safety of the Trust’s healthcare facilities.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will be based at York but must be willing to work at any of the Trust’s sites when required. You will be part of a team working dayshift Monday to Friday but also covering when necessary across other Trust sites hence you must be flexible regarding the hours of duty and will be expected to undertake appropriate training as part of the job role.
The successful candidate will have a good general knowledge of Building / Mechanical services. The role requires the person to have knowledge of healthcare infrastructure, building systems and maintenance on associated equipment such as plumbing and heating systems.
The successful candidate must be able to work co-operatively as part of a team comprising of electrical, mechanical and building specialists and have demonstrable experience of working within a maintenance environment.
The successful candidate will be required to travel independently across the Trust sites.
Working for our organisation
York Teaching Hospital Facilities Management LLP (YTHFM LLP) provides a full range of estates and facilities services to York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, together with project management for capital investments. YTHFM LLP is a partnership between York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management Limited.
New starters will be employed by YTHFM and not directly by the NHS but will enjoy the same terms and conditions as NHS staff covered by Agenda for Change. This includes 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) rising to 33 days after 10 years’ service and an award-winning package of staff benefits. .
YTHFM employees have access to the NHS pension scheme.
For further information about York Teaching Hospital Facilities Management, type ythfm.co.uk in your internet search bar.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For more information please see the job description attached
Armed Forces Friendly Employer
We are holders of the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme, which is helping actively promote SaBRE – Supporting Britain’s Reservists and Employers. This means that York Teaching Hospital has provided its statement of intent to support all Defence personnel and we welcome their application to work for us.
Disability Confident and Mindful Employer
The Trust is committed to meeting the needs of employees and applicants with a disability or mental health condition. Our support for these schemes includes encouraging applications from people who are disabled or have a mental health condition, offering adjustments to make our application process accessible.
Education, Qualifications and Training
Experience & Knowledge Required
Aptitude & Personal Qualities
York Teaching Hospital Facilities Management LLP (YTHFM LLP) provides a full range of estates and facilities services to York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, together with project management for capital investments. YTHFM LLP is a partnership between York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management Limited.
New starters will be employed by YTHFM and not directly by the NHS, however, they will enjoy the same terms and conditions as NHS staff covered by Agenda for Change. YTHFM employees have access to the NHS pension scheme.
It’s not just the area that’s a great draw, as well: as a member of our team, a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) rising to 33 days after 10 years’ service and an award-winning package of staff benefits (see link on the right).
For further information about York Teaching Hospital Facilities Management type ythfm.co.uk in your internet search bar.
Please note that some of our substantive vacancies may be available on a smaller number of hours than advertised. If you would be interested in applying on this basis, we would encourage you to contact the appointing manager to enquire further.
Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check if it is required for the role. The cost will be deducted from your salary either in 1 payment or over a six month period once you start employment. By applying you are agreeing to this undertaking. If you are successful you will be asked to confirm if you wish to pay in one amount or in instalments. The charges are currently £27.68 for a standard check and £44.68 for an enhanced check. The level of check will be determined by the post you are applying for.
Please note that Volunteers and Bank only staff will not be charged.
Agile and Flexible Working
We are committed to helping all staff balance their work with other commitments and have recently launched our new Agile and Flexible Working policy to support this, entitling all staff to request flexible working from day one – for all posts. We encourage you to speak to the recruiting manager named within this advert to discuss any requirements you may have.
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
All our employees have access to a free, confidential counselling and wellbeing support service. Our EAP is available 24/7, 365 days a year.
A bit more about us and the surrounding area
North Yorkshire is a fantastic part of the country. It is home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York as mentioned in , has been named the third most ‘cultured’ city in the UK.
It’s a great place to be and, as the largest provider of healthcare locally, we’re proud to serve 800,000 people.
It’s not just the area that’s a great draw – as a member of our team, you’ll have a minimum of 27 days annual leave (on top of Bank Holidays) and an
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