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Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF


Maintenance Craftworker (Electrician)


Works Department

Band 4: £19,902 - £22,683 plus £3,340 Recruitment & Retention Premium

Plus Distant Islands Allowance £975

Permanent Post

37.5 hrs per week


Ref: SW999/SUP/WI1844/SHO


The Maintenance Craftworker (Electrical) will be part of a multi-skilled team within the Estates Department. The role involves planned maintenance, testing, diagnosis and repair of electrical plant, equipment and installations. The post holder is expected to undertake new electrical installation works on buildings plant and equipment. The role involves the participation in an out-of-hours emergency service covering Lewis & Harris through an on-call rota system one week in seven.


For more information on living and working in the Western Isles visit the website: www.wihb.scot.nhs.uk/wihrr.pdf.


The successful candidate will need to achieve the Mandatory Induction Standards for Healthcare Support Workers and comply with the Code of Conduct within three months of full time employment or up to six months for part time workers. For further information see www.hcswtoolkit.nes.scot.nhs.uk.


This post is not eligible for relocation expenses.


For further information on this post please contact: Kenny Macleod, Maintenance Supervisor at kenny.macleod@nhs.net or on 01851 704 704.


All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk along with a job description and an application form.


Return completed application form in Word Format to wi-hb.recruit@nhs.net or mail to: Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF. Tel: 01851 762005 or 762027.


Closing Date: 20 April 2017

Interview date: TBC


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