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Engineers Maintenance Storekeeper (Grade B)

Grade B

Main area
Estates Storekeeper
Grade B
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Airedale General Hospital
£23,788 pro rata per annum
Salary period
12/06/2023 23:59

AGH Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. We are proud of our NHS heritage, and proud to be supporting Airedale’s clinical services.

We provide a wide range of services from traditional facilities management and estate maintenance, to sterile services, wheelchair engineering and procurement, to clients both within and beyond the NHS.

Job overview

AGH Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and provides Estates, Facilities and procurement services for the Trust. We are looking for a Maintenance storekeeper to join our team.

We are looking for a highly motivated and professional individual capable of working well within our current Estates team who can undertake, with a minimum of supervision the management of our engineer stores. This will include ordering stock as well as managing our excel stores spreadsheet, so computer knowledge is essential. In addition, you may be required to assist in routine maintenance with other members of the team.

We are seeking a candidate with the experience and qualifications stated in the essential criteria within the person specification.

Closing Date:17th May 2023

Main duties of the job

  • The maintenance of stock levels and records within the Engineers Stores using both written and computer-based methods.
  •  The procurement and ordering of goods and materials from approved sources and suppliers required to maintain stock levels in consumable equipment or spare parts or where otherwise directed by departmental managers to support the department needs.
  •  The maintenance of the equipment calibration calendar and compliance records to ensure that all test and monitoring equipment is accurate and properly calibrated.
  •  Ability to utilise computer technology in support of the stores service and ordering procedures and ensure the current ISO standards for the mobility stock is maintained.
  •  Active involvement in stock taking and all related matters.
  • Advising the Estates Supervisor of any issues likely to adversely affect the stores or its efficient operation.
  •  Ensuring the availability and readiness of all battery powered tools and items of test equipment.
  • Act as authorised signatory for the receipt of all goods and materials.
  • Packaging in a secure manner goods for external service/repair and arrange collection by the appropriate service provider/carrier.
  • Checking goods and materials received for condition and quality and arranging replacements where the condition of the goods and materials is found to be below the required standard

For further information and full details of the job role please see the attached job description and person specification.

Working for our organisation

AGH Solutions was born out of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, a hospital and community services trust based outside Keighley, West Yorkshire.
We are privileged to operate in a beautiful part of the country.

The clinical services we support reach far up into the Yorkshire Dales, across the Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven patch. We are also lucky to have excellent transport links to Leeds, Bradford, Manchester and beyond. Leeds city centre is 25 minutes by train from Keighley.

We provide a wide range of services, from traditional facilities management and estate maintenance, to sterile services, wheelchair engineering and procurement.

Our vision is to bring you a flexible, responsive, high quality, value for money service.

Our NHS heritage means we work to the values and ethics of the NHS, and to those of Airedale NHS FT specifically

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information and full details of the job role please see the attached job description and person specification.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • GCSE A-C level or equivalent in Maths English and Craft Studies.
  • Health & Safety Training
  • NVQ 2 qualification or equivalent experience in a building service discipline
Desirable criteria
  • Computer skills training such as European Computer Driving Licence or equivalent
  • Health & Safety IOSH qualification


Essential criteria
  • Experience with Microsoft Office and able to maintain required records for stock distribution and control
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation and with external stakeholders
  • Ability to work as an individual with a minimum of supervision and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work at height using access from ladders/scaffolds etc


Essential criteria
  • In-depth knowledge of electronic stock management systems
  • Able to demonstrate a reasonable knowledge of Health & Safety requirements in the workplace and how these should be applied in relation to tasks and situations
  • Has knowledge regarding the safe use of portable tools and access equipment and modern fixing techniques.
  • Product knowledge relating to engineering components & spares
  • Knowledge of the work requirements and patterns of other trades.


Essential criteria
  • Experience of working within a stores/distribution environment aimed at ensuring an appropriate level of support to a maintenance function.
  • Knowledge and experience of stores/distribution
  • Experience of working within an Estates maintenance environment carrying out low level maintenance tasks
  • Experience of carrying out admin duties

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Further details / informal visits contact

Chris Sharpe
Job title
Estates Supervisor
Email address
Telephone number
01535 294245