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Senior Ventilation Technician

Band 6

Main area
Estates Department
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (shifts and on call)
Job ref
hull royal infirmary
£35,392 - £42,618 PRO RATA
Salary period
30/05/2023 23:59

Job overview

To provide a specialist service to the organisation with respect to healthcare systems and undertake project management in this field as appropriate. To ensure compliance with HTM 03 – Specialist Ventilation for Healthcare Systems and other relevant legislation, codes of practice and technical guidance and provide training and competency assessments as required.

The post holder will be employed to work appropriate to their core specialist skills. They will also be progressively  trained to acquire elements of other specialist skills with the intention of reaching levels of multi-disciplinary flexibility and competence to enable them to achieve and apply their ability where required.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for developing task lists – including carrying out regular audits - to ensure compliance with HTM 03 and other statutory requirements. Must be capable of reading, analysing, interpreting, comparing and understanding complex information such as: detailed design engineering drawings, and operation and maintenance manuals in order to develop Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) schedules.

To be actively involved in the Trustwide Ventilation Group and be responsible for ensuring that it is understood and implemented. To be responsible for reviewing and updating departmental Safe Working procedures relating to their specialist service area in conjunction with the Service Manager and taking into account DoH guidance and Estates and Facilities Alerts.

To undertake, and be responsible for, the maintenance of the following critical equipment in their specialist areas:

  • General Air-Handling Plant
  • Operating Theatre Ventilation Systems
  • Ultra-Clean Canopies
  • Aseptic Manufacturing Units
  • Isolation Cubicles
  • Plant Control Equipment
  • VAV Systems
  • LEV Systems
  • Other Specialist Ventilation Systems

Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £800 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Apprenticeship time served
  • Relevant experience
  • Hold a driving license
Desirable criteria
  • knowledge of a computerized maintenance and labour system
  • asbestos training
  • confined space


Essential criteria
  • Degree or HNC
  • ventilation AP or CP
Desirable criteria
  • first aid training
  • Previous experience in a hospital environment

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyDisability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dean Jackson
Job title
Deputy Head of Engineering
Email address
Telephone number
01482 674513