Plumber – FVRH – by Serco – Larbert

by Serco

Forth Valley Royal Hospital

Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Monday to Friday (8:00AM – 4:00PM) plus on call shifts (1 in 3) 

£23,709 – £25,982 per annum plus on call shift allowance 

Here at Serco, Forth Valley Royal Hospital we are looking to recruit a highly motivated, reliable and enthusiastic individual who will work well under pressure to carry out reactive and planned preventative maintenance within a Hospital environment. 

The applicant should be able to prioritise and work under own initiative with minimal supervision. They will have previous general experience in service, maintenance, and Plumbing tasks, have with a proven track record in a similar role. Experience of working in a healthcare environment is desirable but not essential as training will be given. This role will involve a multi skilled approach as well as the full range of duties associated with post holder’s primary trade which will be Plumbing. The post holder should have completed a recognized and registered apprenticeship, with a City and Guilds Lvl3 Plumbing certificate or equivalent.

The post holder will undertake improvement and capital work across the Hospital as directed by management, ensuring compliance with all relevant safety standards, procedures and Health and Safety at Work. The Plumber will actively participate in the operation of the CAFM labour control scheme by working within the scheme including completion of all work orders, record sheets and log books and undertake essential repair works and general maintenance activities at the request of the Maintenance Officer. 

The successful candidate will be required to participate in shift/on call roaster as required.

What you’ll need to do the role 

To be considered for this role you will need to have completed a recognised apprenticeship (e.g. City and Guilds / NVQ in Mechanical and/or Plumbing), and proven experience in a similar role within a large complex service organsiation. You will have an excellent understanding of customer care and experience of managing relationships with clients, and will be able to demonstrate knowledge of safe use of equipment. You will have good interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to use own initiative in problem solving. 

Why Serco?

Meaningful and vital work: Working within Hard FM at Serco means that you’ll play a critical role in ensuring that patients continue to receive the support that they need 24/7.

A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support a hospital and we’re big on internal progression. So, whether you specialise your skills, progress into team management or move into operations, you’ll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.

Great people: Hospitals are busy places and you will find yourself interacting with staff, patients, visitors and of course your supportive team. You will be a significant part of the hospital.

What we offer

Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.

Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.

The chance to make a positive difference to the wider public.

Interesting, varied and enjoyable work.

A company that recognises your contribution.

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.

By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks – SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and [email protected] (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 

Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 

At Serco, 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 and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 

At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the ‘Ban the Box’ pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.

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