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Facilities Engineer

Ramsay Health
England, Lancashire, Preston
+ Benefits
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

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Facilities Engineer

Location: Fulwood Hall Hospital, Preston

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Full-time

Salary: Depending on experience + Benefits


Fulwood Hall Hospital was opened as a purpose built facility in 1986. In 2009 the hospital completed a £9m pound investment to refurbish and expand the site, making it the largest independent hospital in Lancashire and one of the largest in the north of England.

The hospital has six consulting rooms supported by a fully equipped outpatient treatment room, a pre-assessment unit for screening and assessing patients prior to surgery as well as modern imaging facilities and a brand new physio and sports therapy department including gymnasium.

The role:

We currently have a great opportunity for a Facilities Engineer to join our team at Fulwood Hall Hospital, based in Preston.

What you'll do:

  • Ensure legal compliance by following planned preventative maintenance schedules and policies along with helping to develop and assist with any required changes.
  • Carry out reactive works across site to include all aspects of general maintenance.
  • Provide Engineering Maintenance and breakdown support to enable the continuous operation of the hospital.
  • Provide competent Technical, Health, Safety and Environmental support & assistance.
  • Report directly to the Engineering manager and support in carrying out their role.
  • Review fault logs and monitor systems to highlight any potential faults.
  • Allocate appropriate resources to each task within your area of responsibility.
  • Occasionally working outside the hospital working hours to provide access for contractors and carry out essential maintenance. A TOIL system is in place and encouraged.
  • You may be required to help out at on other sites in the North West.

What you'll bring with you:

  • Experience within a Maintenance Environment or similar supportive role.
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding and the willingness to train in the Legionella prevention requirements within hospital buildings.
  • Demonstrate a high level of organisation & time management skills, particularly in an environment with multiple and often conflicting priorities.
  • Display fault finding techniques and safe operation of lock off systems.
  • Willingness to attend training vital to carrying out and developing your role within the hospital.​​
  • City & Guilds Qualifications or equivalent.
  • Previous Hospital Facilities experience is desirable
  • Logical and practical approach to challenging situations whilst always putting the safety of patients and colleagues at the forefront of everything


  • 25 Days Leave + Bank Holidays
  • Buy & Sell Flexi Leave Options
  • Private Pension where Ramsay will match up to 5% after a qualifying period
  • Flexible shift patterns available where possible
  • Enhanced Competitive Parental Leave Policies
  • Private Healthcare for you and dependents includes online GP
  • Life Assurance (Death in Service)
  • Free Training and Development via the Academy
  • Free Parking on site for workers (where possible)
  • Subsidised staff restaurant (where possible)
  • Over 8,000 discounts and special offers via benefits portal
  • Book discounted cinema tickets on the dedicated cinema portal
  • The Blue Light Card Scheme
  • Attractive enhancement rates for permanent and bank work: 30%-100% for evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays

About Us:

Ramsay Health Care UK is a well-established global hospital group with over 50 years' experience. We are a global provider operating in 11 countries with 77,000 staff who treat 8 million patients each year. It is well respected within the healthcare industry and is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England. We are well known for our strong, long-standing relationship with the NHS.

We love people with a positive, "can do" attitude who want to make a difference in their work. "Our employees are Ramsay." The skills and commitment of our employees forms the basis for our success.

We know our people are our greatest asset, our business is growing and we would like you to join us. "The Ramsay Way" culture recognises that people - staff and doctors - are Ramsay Health Care's most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success.

We are proud of our 'Speak Up for Safety' programme and ensure that the patient is at the heart of everything we do. Join us and have more 'Time to Care'.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

We value your application and welcome any questions you may have prior to applying. Please be advised that we reserve the right to close our advertisements prior to the announced closing date to ensure a quality recruitment process.

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