Maintenance Craftsperson Plumber

NHS Highland
19 Jul 2018
27 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Corporate Services


Department: Estates

Location: Raigmore Hospital & Inverness Community

Post Title: Maintenance Craftsperson Plumber

Full time 37.5hpw, permanent

Grade: Band 4 Salary Scale: £20911 - £23597
Plus recruitment and retention premium (RRP), on call allowance and enhanced rates for overtime and call outs

A vacancy has arisen for a Maintenance Plumber based in the Estates Department at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness but also covering the wider Inverness community areas. Duties will include the maintenance and repair of a variety of hot water, cold water and drainage systems including Biomass Boilers, Oil Fired Boilers, thermostatic valves and associated heating system components. Installation of plumbing /heating pipework and components will also be required. Applicants should be time served in a plumbing or heating engineer discipline or be able to demonstrate extensive experience in these fields. Previous experience in a maintenance environment would be a distinct advantage.

Applicants must be able to work as part of a team, without direct supervision and must be willing to work out of normal hours as required. The post holder must also be willing to participate in an out of hours on-call rota. Travel to other sites within the NHS Highland area may also be a requirement. A driving licence is an essential requirement of the job.

The post is eligible for a Recruitment & Retention Premia (RRP) of approx. £3K, on call allowance and enhanced rates for overtime and call outs in addition to the basic salary.

Informal enquiries to: Graham Nelson, Mechanical Team Leader, Tel No: (Office.

An application pack can be downloaded via our website or is available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 3BW; telor by emailing your name and address to

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

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