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Maintenance Operative




Marymount University Hospital & Hospice

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Job Description:

Our staff contribute hugely to making Marymount a centre of excellence in specialist palliative care and elderly care. To reach that standard, our goal in the HR is to help select, develop, facilitate, regulate, support and recognise our staff in a professional and respectful way.

Marymount University Hospital & Hospice is an independent voluntary teaching hospital and hospice governed by a Board of Directors.  Marymount provides an inpatient service for older persons and a specialist palliative care service, including inpatient unit, daycare and community services.  Marymount strives for quality and integrity in all we do.

Marymount is approved by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland for higher medical training in palliative medicine and is affiliated to the Medical School at University College, Cork. An active teaching and research programme is in place.


* Current vacancies *

We are now inviting applications for the following post

Maintenance Operative (30-39 hours per week, permanent post)


Each Candidate must:

Have 5 years relevant experience in a building, industrial or similar environment

Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Have a capacity to identify and solve maintenance problems.

Have the potential to develop in the post.

Have undertaken or be willing to undertake further studies relevant to the post.


It is desirable that each candidate:

Have gained experience at general maintenance in a large organisation.

Have experience of work practices in the Health Services.

Have the ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.

Have a knowledge of health and safety regulations and requirements such as risk assessment and hazard control as they relate to working in the Maintenance Department of a hospital.

Be able to deal with staff and management at all levels within the Hospital.

Have a high capacity for responsibility and individual initiative.

Have a knowledge of BMS systems

Have knowledge of fire systems

Be PC literate (Microsoft Office suite) and have administrative capabilities

Have excellent organisational and time management skills

Have experience in contractor management

Have an up-to-date MEWP licence

Have experience in ordering equipment and managing stock control

Have experience in clinical equipment repair

Proactive by nature and a creative approach to the work.

Demonstrable ability to be a strong team player and capable of working on own initiative displaying enthusiasm and drive.

Fluent in English


Permanent / Full-time

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