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EBME Technician

Job Reference: 197-UT7494-A

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich, London
£28,050 to £36,644 per annum plus HCA

Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 526,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.

We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system


Based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

These post are within the EBME Department of the Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, a large acute Trust with around 900 beds serving the population of South East London. This post is based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital where there is a team of 5 EBME technicians, with a similarly sized team at University Hospital Lewisham making up the EBME department. There is support between the two main sites and flexibility in working at Lewisham is required from time to time. Support to outlying community sites may also be required.

The Trust EBME department has recently expanded as it has taken an external contract in-house and is embarked on a process of improvement to introduce a formal Quality System and integration of the inventory and job management across the Trust. We are seeking a skilled and NHS experienced EBME technician, having a background of training and practice of repair and maintenance of a wide range of complex medical equipment. An HNC in electronics, or equivalent, is the minimum qualification, plus certified training on a wide range of medical equipment, plus at least 2 years practical experience as a Hospital EBME engineer. The person we are seeking must be a good team worker, with good communications, willing to be flexible and supportive, and able to take responsibility for their workload both in quality and volume. Experience of using a computer data base for job management is essential, and good computer literacy is expected. A current driving licence is essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for an EBME technician to be involved in a department that is expanding its role within a busy acute NHS Trust.

For further details / informal visits contact:, Lead Technician.


M 07884 408938

Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.

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