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Renal Technologist - Band 6

Job Reference: 218-JC-ACS-1376747

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Renal Technologist
University Hospital, Coventry
£28,050 - £36,644 pro rata per annum

We require an experienced and motivated individual who will bring excellent technical skills to the renal technology service. Renal technical services supports circa 500 patients, over five Trust sites, including Nuneaton, Rugby, Leamington Spa and a newly opened satellite in Coventry.

As a renal technologist you will be responsible for fault-finding, repairs, calibration and preventative maintenance on a varied range of dialysis patient connected equipment. Though consideration will be given to applicants from a variety of engineering backgrounds, previous experience maintaining medical equipment will provide a good foundation to build upon as you specialise in the field of renal technology.


You will play an important role as a member of a friendly, professional and highly experienced team, committed to providing a high quality service in line with the Trust’s ‘Together Towards World Class’ initiative.


The technical team is responsible for maintaining a large fleet of dialysis equipment along with the ancillary equipment associated with various renal replacement therapies including haemodialysis ,peritoneal dialysis, haemofiltration and water treatment. This 37.5 hour full time post will provide variable onsite cover between 07:00 and 17:00.


The department also supports a dedicated home dialysis team and provides a 24 hour on-call service that a successful applicant will be required to participate in.


Recruiting to Values
To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

All correspondence will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk/SPAM folders

If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

For further details / informal visits contact:

Garry Watson, Renal Technical Manager - Tel: 02476 967767 Email:


John Knibb, Head of Medical Equipment Management - Tel: 02476 968511 Email:

The Trust is committed to Equal Opportunities within the workplace; all applicants who have a disability and who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be interviewed. Where a post has an overwhelming response, this Trust may use random selection in order to reduce numbers to interview, any disabled applicants will automatically be guaranteed an interview and will be exempt from this process.

If you are identified as the successful applicant and are currently not being paid by the Trust (new starter), depending on you level of exposure with patients you may be required to undertake a Standard or Enhanced DBS. The cost of this check will be charged to you and will be deducted from your salary over the first three months of employment at the current rate.

If you are short-listed for this post you will be contacted by the Resourcing Department via email. Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, we regret that we are unable to provide notification if your application is unsuccessful, if you do not hear from us within four weeks of the stated closing date for the post, please assume that you have not been successful with that specific application.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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