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Medical Engineering Technician Apprenticeship Level

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
8 Oct 2022

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Job summary

An opportunity has arisen for an apprenticeship scheme within our Medical Engineering Department where the candidate will study and gain qualification for a BTEC Level 4 Diploma in Healthcare Science. The course will consist of distance learning where protected times will be provided on a weekly basis and also attendance at academic training sessions provided by the educational institute.

Main duties of the job

To assist under strict supervision the basic repair, servicing, scheduled maintenance, calibration, functional and safety testing of medical equipment used throughout the UHB NHS Trust and our external sites.

Working Pattern:Monday -- Friday 08:00am -- 16:00pm

Duration:2 years fixed term

Start Date:September 2022

Qualifications:Level 2 in Mathematics, English and Double Science or equivalent qualifications

Our Apprentices are vital to our future workforce, the local community and the wider NHS. If you feel you have the right values and want to make a difference to patients and their families, this is the right opportunity for you.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can;Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity; removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

Date posted

23 September 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£10,000 to £10,000 a year

Contract

Apprenticeship

Duration

24 months

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

304-46916DH2

Job locations

Heartlands Hospital

Bordesley Green E

Birmingham

West Midlands

B9 5SS

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • *Level 2 in Mathematics, English and Double science or equivalent qualifications


Desirable

  • *Demonstrate knowledge of Healthcare Science and its importance in patient care


Experience

Essential

  • *Be able to manage own workload under supervision and through direction and ensure this meets the required standards
  • *Have information technology skills to operate word processing, and e-communication packages commonly found in the workplace and to use spreadsheets to record and analyse complex data.


Desirable

  • *Understand the concept of quality in both healthcare and scientific settings and practical approaches to assuring quality in applied science.
  • *Some knowledge of Medical Engineering as profession with an understanding of the roles of Practitioners.


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • *Be able to work within safe systems of work and report any deficiencies in those systems.
  • *Able to work with Standard Operating Procedures and contribute to their review and implementation.
  • *Able to work individually and as part of an extended team.
  • *Have well developed manual dexterity and coordination.
  • *Ability to work accurately and to deadlines under pressure of time.
  • *Advanced verbal communication skills to convey complex information to a variety of listeners. Able to observe when communication has failed and to adopt different communication strategies under those circumstances.
  • *Ability to work and communicate with Clinical and Nursing staff.
  • *Ability to work under pressure on occasions.
  • *Accepts supervision.
  • *Mature personality.
  • *A good sickness and time keeping record.
  • *Smart appearance.
  • *Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • *Ability to get the job done.
  • *Commitment to health and safety.
  • *Capable of producing high standards of work
  • *Self motivated with the ability to work as part of a team.
  • *Ability to complete tasks on time.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • *Level 2 in Mathematics, English and Double science or equivalent qualifications


Desirable

  • *Demonstrate knowledge of Healthcare Science and its importance in patient care


Experience

Essential

  • *Be able to manage own workload under supervision and through direction and ensure this meets the required standards
  • *Have information technology skills to operate word processing, and e-communication packages commonly found in the workplace and to use spreadsheets to record and analyse complex data.


Desirable

  • *Understand the concept of quality in both healthcare and scientific settings and practical approaches to assuring quality in applied science.
  • *Some knowledge of Medical Engineering as profession with an understanding of the roles of Practitioners.


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • *Be able to work within safe systems of work and report any deficiencies in those systems.
  • *Able to work with Standard Operating Procedures and contribute to their review and implementation.
  • *Able to work individually and as part of an extended team.
  • *Have well developed manual dexterity and coordination.
  • *Ability to work accurately and to deadlines under pressure of time.
  • *Advanced verbal communication skills to convey complex information to a variety of listeners. Able to observe when communication has failed and to adopt different communication strategies under those circumstances.
  • *Ability to work and communicate with Clinical and Nursing staff.
  • *Ability to work under pressure on occasions.
  • *Accepts supervision.
  • *Mature personality.
  • *A good sickness and time keeping record.
  • *Smart appearance.
  • *Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • *Ability to get the job done.
  • *Commitment to health and safety.
  • *Capable of producing high standards of work
  • *Self motivated with the ability to work as part of a team.
  • *Ability to complete tasks on time.


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Heartlands Hospital

Bordesley Green E

Birmingham

West Midlands

B9 5SS

Employer's website

https://www.uhb.nhs.uk/jobs.htm (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Heartlands Hospital

Bordesley Green E

Birmingham

West Midlands

B9 5SS

Employer's website

https://www.uhb.nhs.uk/jobs.htm (Opens in a new tab)

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