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Medical Engineering Apprentice (XR01)

Job Reference: 298-ONC-348

Employer:
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
298 Radiotherapy Physics - Bexley Wing
Location:
St James's University Hospital
Salary:
£15,404 to £15,671 pa

Would you like to receive training and gain a qualification in a working environment?

Are you

- A school or college leaver?

- Unemployed?

- Looking for a new career in medical engineering?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic individuals to start a career in medical engineering working in the Medical Physics and Engineering Department at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

We have apprentice posts available participating in a 3 year advanced apprenticeship training programme in medical engineering. The successful candidate will undertake formal training where they will learn and develop skills and knowledge relating to the installation, maintenance, repair and management of medical equipment to a level where they will be qualified to progress into Medical Physics and Engineering job roles.

Contact Details

Contact Name: Chris Cheesebrough
Contact email: chris.cheesebrough@nhs.net
Contact Telephone: 0113 2068477




This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Silver Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. For Band 1 roles the Trust will pay the cost of the DBS checks and refund to you the cost of the update service. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed. The Trust operates a points based waiting list system.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980.


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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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