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Medical Engineering Technician

Posted: 7 Oct 2020 Closes: 5 Nov 2020
Wigan, United Kingdom £21,892 - £24,157 per annum, pro rata
Permanent & Full-time NHS_2MzLk8Qz6aEk

Medical Engineering Technician

Job Reference: 302-20-829E

Employer: Department: Medical Engineering Location: Royal Albert Edward Infirmary, Wigan Salary: £21,892 - £24,157 per annum, pro rata
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Wrightington Wigan and Leigh, Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

We currently have a vacancy for a Band 4 Medical Engineering Technician role within our Medical Electronics Department and are looking to appoint someone to help us develop and extend the range of services we currently provide.

The role will be for 37.5 hours per week Monday-Friday

With your HNC/HND in electronic / electrical engineering and manufacturers specialised courses or equivalent, you will ideally have some prior experience of working in a hospital medical engineering, maintenance environment.

Your duties will include working with and supporting the Team Leader in providing a cost efficient repair and maintenance service on medical equipment within the Trust. This will include working on specialist equipment.

The post involves acceptance testing of new equipment, new product evaluations, electrical safety testing, installation, commissioning, servicing and repairs on a broad range of complex, multifaceted medical equipment and devices to be used by others.

The successful candidate will be required to work across the 3 main Trust sites i.e. Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Hospitals and at other sites to service areas maintained under service level agreements (SLA).

The role will require you to work across all areas in the Trust which includes those that are designated as positive, asymptomatic and negative COVID wards.

This is a fulltime post working 37.5 hours per week.

The Wrightington Wigan and Leigh teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a non-smoking organisation. Smoking will not be permitted on any of the sites.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information please contact Mr. Winstone Gondwe, Medical Equipment Manager, on 01942 822001.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameWinstone GondweJob titleMedical Equipment ManagerEmail addresswinstone.gondwe@wwl.nhs.ukTelephone number01942 822001

About our Trust

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust are the proud providers of acute hospital and community services to the people of the Wigan Borough and surrounding areas. At WWL, we value our staff believing that 'happy staff, makes for happy patients'. We have a recognised track record in staff engagement, and living our values 'the WWL Way'.

WWL are committed to placing the patient at the heart of everything we do, and in the provision of safe, effective care that acknowledges and ensures dignity. With this in mind we are seeking to recruit people who share our values and beliefs.

Recruitment Information for Candidates

Our Trust prefers candidates to submit applications online. Please contact the Recruitment Team on 01942 822658 if you have difficulty applying online.

The recruitment information for candidates document attached includes details of local places where you can access the internet, as well as other useful information about the recruitment process.
Guidance on Completing Your Application

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Please note that senior positions (AFC band 8A or above) may be expected to participate in an on-call rota, if the role is predominantly operational.
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