Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Full Time
Gillingham ME7
£27,055 - £32,934 a year
Posted 3 days ago
Job description
Division: Estates & Facilities

Band: 5

Salary: £27,055 - £32,934 per annum/pro rata

Interview Date: Tuesday 6th June 2023

We are recruiting for an Clinical Engineering Engineer who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

The post-holder will carry out planned maintenance, repairs and final test of medium to high technology medical equipment. Working within written Special To Type Tests, they will carry out planned maintenance, repairs and final test and calibration of selected medium and high technology equipment. Training is a requirement for aspects of this role and will be provided.

The post-holder will maintain accurate records and assist senior staff in providing information and support to the Trust.

Our values areBold,Every Person Counts,Sharing and Open andTogether. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

We are committed to endorsing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion; our policies / procedures ensure that all applicants are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved. Our culture and values are what drives the Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation.

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious environment.

The NHS are striving towards “we work flexibly” as a workforce, we want to ensure that you can work in a way that is best for us, our patients, and importantly for you. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

All of our substantive & fixed term employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme.

We are taking positive action to ensure that we can attract, recruit and retain the best talent and would welcome more applicants from under – represented groups to support the Trusts commitment to a diverse, inclusive and an employer of choice workforce.

All staff at Medway comply the Trust’s and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board’s policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

The department manages a Medical Equipment Library, Clinical Engineering, Equipment Training, Contract Management, CCTV and Mechanical Medical Equipment.

This post will be in the Clinical Engineering section and will support the repair and maintenance of Medical Equipment. The section also includes Sustainability, Utilities, Car Parks and Patient Transport so very few days are ever the same in this progressive department.

Clinical Engineering is a specialised department employing highly qualified and specialised engineering and technical staff. As part of this team you will support Medical Equipment in its repair, routine maintenance and replacement within Medway NHS Foundation Trust and others. You will take calls, liaise with clinical staff and maintain records as necessary.

The Clinical Engineer role will also occasionally take part in Equipment Library duties and ensure that, when necessary, all Library Equipment is ready for use in a clean and safe manner, taking requests for, delivering and collecting Library Equipment from the Clinical Environment ensuring that, where necessary, appropriate decontamination has been correctly carried out.

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