Mechanical Technician
University Hospital Crosshouse

Job reference: 111983

Location: University Hospital Crosshouse

Job closing date: 16/08/2022

Job posted date: 19/07/2022

Salary: Band 5 (£26,104 - £32,915)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Support Services

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Estates Department

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Ayrshire & Arran

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.


An opportunity has arisen in the East Sector Estates Department for a suitably experienced Mechanical Technician. Following completion of a recognised apprenticeship and having gained extensive experience in this field, you will be part of a team responsible for the delivery of engineering services within the hospital environment and community premises.

You should be able to demonstrate versatility in a range of work. A City & Guilds Craft Certificate/Level 3 Certificate, or equivalent for the trade is essential. Experience in building services within a hospital environment including heating ventilation, air conditioning, decontamination and sterilising equipment would be an advantage.

You will also be required to take part in an on call rota and be able to work at other hospitals within Ayrshire to meet the demands of the service. Due to the requirement to participate in an on call rota it is desirable that you should live no more than 30 minutes

travelling time from the hospital. A driving license is essential for this post.

Informal enquiries to Mr John McEwan, Estate Manager 01563 827395 or alternatively by email to

Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.

EU Settlement Scheme - EU, EEA or Swiss nationals are strongly encouraged to join the EU Settlement Scheme prior to 30th June 2021.  As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom.  Further information: Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.