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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/06/2022.

Electro Mechanical Technician

Job Reference: 163-3702E-05-22

Barnsley Facilities Services ltd
BFS Estates - Medical Engineering
£28,656 pa pro/rata



BFS Level B - Spot Point - £28,656 per annum pro/rata

37.5 hours per week - PERMANENT

Barnsley Facilities Services (BFS) is a subsidiary company that is part of the Barnsley Hospital Group. BFS provides first class onsite estates, facilities and procurement services to Barnsley Hospital and the wider community.

This role is for an electro-mechanical technician that has curiosity about medical devices and healthcare, and a passion to make a difference in patient’s lives.

This post in the Medical Engineering department is primarily concerned with providing repair, calibration, maintenance, safety and acceptance testing and scheduled preventative maintenance to a wide range of medical, diagnostic and therapeutic equipment in the Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the wider community, to ensure medical equipment operates effectively and safely with a minimum of risk and downtime. Clinical equipment covered incorporates electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, computer hardware and software and medical gas systems. The postholder is required to work to high standards of safety and accountability.

As a member of a multi-disciplined team providing a medical equipment management service across the Trust and the wider community. Your duties shall include (but are not limited to) assisting in the acceptance testing and planned preventative maintenance (PPM), inspection, calibration and repair of allocated electro-medical equipment. The equipment will consist of a limited range of medical equipment such as but not limited to nebulisers, temperature monitors, SPo2 monitors etc. Once appropriately trained and deemed competent you may be expected to work short periods unsupervised.

The postholder liaises with clinical and technical staff to identify faults and repair equipment, including working in clinical areas and working with manufacturers and their agents as appropriate. 

Technically competent to carry out procedures on medical equipment, using a range of electronic/mechanical test equipment. Undertake and apply suitable fault-finding techniques to diagnose problems, report novel fault conditions to the manager.

For further information, please contact Dr Giulia Gigliobianco, Operations Manager on telephone 01226 432036.

Barnsley Facilities Services is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

PLEASE NOTE: all correspondence regarding this vacancy and the interview process will be sent by e-mail.  Therefore, you are advised to check your emails/NHS Jobs account regularly following the closing date.   To speed up the recruitment process please ensure that your references are appropriate and where possible you have provided an email address and telephone number.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges for adverts placed from 1st June are as follows:

Please note that these charges are not applicable for Level A positions.

Standard Check:    £23.00 + Administration cost of £3.69 = deduction from salary as a one off payment.

Enhanced Check:  £40.00 + administration cost of £3.69 = £13.69 deduction from 1st months’ salary, £10.00 deduction from salary over following 3 months.

Closing date for applications: 5th June 2022

Interview to be held on: W/C 13th June 2022

 If you wish to apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs website and quote Ref No: 163-3702E-06-22

 Please refer to the attached additional document when completing your application, this will inform you about Values Based Recruitment at Barnsley Facilities Services.

We have recently worked with our staff and patients to develop values that we are strongly committed to. Treating you as you would wish to be treated yourself is high on the agenda, as is working together and focusing on individual and diverse needs.

As an organisation, we are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, potential staff or users of our service, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. We actively promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills, and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates. We select all candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications, and experience.

Applications are welcomed from people who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a job share or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.

This advert for a vacancy with Barnsley Facilities Services ltd appears under the authority of Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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