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Specialist Medical Engineer Band 6

Job Reference: 370-PST6WME-526

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Warrington Medical Engineering
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

We are an NHS Foundation Trust providing first class services at Warrington Hospital, Halton General Hospital and the Cheshire and Merseyside Treatment Centre in the North West of England.

Our mission is to be Outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other.

In order to realise this goal, we recognise that we need the engagement and collaboration of our staff, our patients and local population and our partners across the health and care system.

Our vision is to continue to deliver high quality, safe and sustainable health and care services for the local population of Warrington and Halton and beyond. Our approach to healthcare is based on our five core values: Workforce Together, Excellence, Accountable, Role Models and Embracing Change.

Working at Warrington and Halton means joining a team of 4,200 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being. If you embrace these values and are motivated to making a difference to our patients, we'll look forward to receiving your application.

Specialist Medical Engineer

Band 6

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Medical Engineer to join an experienced team in the Trust’s well regarded Medical Engineering Department.

Working within a long established registered ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management System, you will be providing an important clinical technical service for the Trust covering the maintenance and management of medical equipment, ensuring it performs to manufacturer’s specification and is available for patient use.

Support is provided to most clinical services and there is the opportunity to gain experience across all areas. Duties include acceptance tests, electrical safety testing, planned maintenance, repairs and other tasks on a wide range of equipment, but in particular includes specialist equipment such as patient ventilators, anaesthetic equipment and neonatal incubators.

Applicants should hold a Degree/HNC/HND or equivalent qualification in an appropriate technical subject which includes electronics, and demonstrate experience in the field of medical equipment maintenance. Accredited technical training courses related to specialist medical equipment should have been attended although relevant training will be provided as necessary.

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and able to work both as part of a team and on their own initiative.

The post is full-time Band 6, working 37.5 hours a week. Participation in the department’s on-call service will be required and applicants must hold a driving licence and be prepared to use their own car as travel within the Trust area may be necessary.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

This Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes diverse applications from people with disabilities, from ethnic minorities and all other social groups. We encourage all applicants to share their equality information with us; please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information. We operate Family Friendly and Career Break policies.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

Please provide e-mail addressess for referees, as this will facilitate a quicker recruitment process. Please check your e-mail account regularly as you will receive alerts from the NHS Jobsite informing you of a message (including notification of interview)

Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

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