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Job: Assistant Technical Managers


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Assistant Technical Managers – Portsmouth
Location: Portsmouth
Contract Type: Permanent
Start Date: Within 1 month of offer
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Wolviston Group are recruiting Assistant Technical Managers to be based at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Southwick Hill, Portsmouth. These are permanent full time role working 37.5 hours per week, between the hours of 7 am and 6 pm Monday to Friday.

On offer is a salary banding of £32,000 – £34,000, dependent upon skills and experience.

It is likely that this role will eventually form part of a shift pattern to provide 24/7 engineering support to duty shift team and shift  Team Leader.


The role of the Assistant Technical Managers is to ensure the efficient and effective operation and maintenance of hospital healthcare engineering systems and services and the promotion of good engineering practices, whilst ensuring compliance to statutory and healthcare engineering. Reporting to the Technical Manager.


Main Responsibilities/Duties Include:

  • Support the Estates Management in the provision of a 24 hr maintenance Service within the Portsmouth Hospital Trust
  • for the service provider.
  • Ensure safe systems of work in line with HTM’s and recognised codes of practice and carry out the duties of Authorised Person,as designated, in accordance with Company and HTM standards for the multiple systems designated to you (following training, assessment and formal appointment).
  • Oversee the day to day management of the healthcare engineering systems under your control, ensuring all contractual and legislative Planned and Reactive Maintenance tasks are completed on time and to a high standard.
  • To provide technical support in resolving complex and multifaceted issues with regard to the Estate.
  • Ensuring that contractor and the in-house engineering team are competence checked and they are appointed as Competent Persons.
  • Develop and maintain close relationships and liaison with other stakeholders; i.e. Technical Managers, Engineering Manager,  Senior Operations manager, Head of Estates, site delivery team
  • Proactively assist in the ongoing development and day-to say delivery of a life-cycle plan, providing technical and managerial support as required
  • Implementation, action the day to day monitoring, and maintenance of risk management systems to ensure there is no  uncontrolled clinical impact.
  • To work within the quality (ISO 9001) system for the Estates Department
  • To work in areas occupied by patients and staff, having regard for the Health & Safety of occupants within that area
  • To observe statutory and other relevant requirements at all times, in particular those relating to the Health & Safety at Work
  • Act, COSHH Regulations and Electrical IEE regulations
  • To carry out any other such reasonable tasks and duties relevant to the post as may be determined by the Estates Manager.
  • To maintain personal and professional development to meet the changing demands of the job, participate in appropriate training activities.
  • To adhere to Company policies and procedures
  • To work as part of a multi-skilled team providing an efficient estates service.
  • To respect confidentiality of all matters relating to their employment relating to other members of staff or customers and  relating to the Data Protection Act.
  • To be part of an out of hours on-call roster, must be able to be onsite within 1 hour.
  • To observe statutory and other relevant requirements at all times in particular those relating to the Health & Safety at Work
  • Act, COSHH regulations and Electrical IEE regulations.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • ONC/HND in Engineering discipline (or Equivalent
  • Previous experience in management of Hard FM Services
  • Good customer care and flexible approach to working practices, with the ability to develop strong credible internal and external relationships
  • Mechanical or Electrical background
  • Good verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good written communication skills
  • A flexible and adaptable approach
  • Client focused
  • Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Proactive approach to problem solving
  • Capable of working with no or minimum supervision

If you are interested in receiving further information on this position or would like to apply please forward your current CV to Kelly Alexander;  kalexander@wolviston.com   or telephone 01642 702690

How to Apply

If you are interested in the position, please contact us via email; enquiries@wolviston.com or by telephone on 01642 607375.

By sending us your CV, you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. In compliance with the regulations in place under the Employment Agencies Act, proof of identification will be required. A current copy of a passport, driving license, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process.  By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client.

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