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Critical Care Technologist, Apprentice Level 2

NHS England Apprenticeships
Competitive salary
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Critical Care Technologist (Apprentice)

The Medical Equipment Management Service (MEMS) requires a dynamic Critical Care Technologist apprentice, to take a key role within the service. This is a demanding position and you will play a major part in achieving service objectives in a busy and technically challenging environments.

The CCT role is performed in-house, primarily at Leicester Royal Infirmary, but there may be a requirement to work at other sites within Leicester, a driving licence is desirable.

Training will be an integral aspect to this new role, so a willingness to be trained both in-house and by an external training provider (to a minimum of NVQ level 2) is essential.

You will have a safety conscious approach to your work and the ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels. An ability to cope under pressure, be adaptable and multi-task is required. Experience of using a database and associated IT skills will be a distinct advantage.

For a suitable candidate, there will be an opportunity to progress to a substantive contract and onwards promotion within the department.

For an informal chat about the work involved please contact Stephen Gardner on 07960 873442 or CCT mobile on 07921 545701

Interviews are face to face only. Remote interview are not permitted

Main duties of the job

University Hospitals of Leicester have fantastic opportunities for ambitious individuals to join one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country. Serving the residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, we have opportunities to work with experienced staff and develop your future career.Our Commitment to you is to help you gain a qualification in engineering within a 18 month contract. Hours of work will be 37.5 hours per week.As part of the apprentice scheme you will have study days which will be discussed at the recruitment day. This role will require the successful candidate to provideClinical Engineering support to critical care units at University Hospitals of Leicester.The post holder will play a part in:o Maintaining/repairing a wide range of Electro/Mechanical Medical devices, including a blood gas analysero Moving medical equipment around the siteo Commissioning and decommissioning new and redundant medical devices.

oAssisting in the smooth running of the critical care department

oRecording all medical equipment work done on trust medical devices inventory.

o Helping clinical staff in the use of medical equipment

About us

We are one of the biggest and busiest NHS trusts in the country, incorporating the General, Glenfield and Royal Infirmary hospitals. We have our very own Children's Hospital and run one of the country's leading heart centres.

Our team is made up of more than 17,000 staff providing a range of services primarily for the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

We work with partners at the University of Leicester and De Montfort University providing world-class teaching to nurture and develop the next generation of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, many of whom go on to spend their working lives with us.

Our purpose is to provide 'Caring at its best' and our staff have helped us create a set of values that embody who we are and what we're here to do. They are:
  • We focus on what matters most
  • We treat others how we would like to be treated
  • We are passionate and creative in our work
  • We do what we say we are going to do
  • We are one team and we are best when we work together

Our patients are at the heart of all we do and we believe that 'Caring at its best' is not just about the treatments and services we provide, but about giving our patients the best possible experience.

Date posted

07 September 2023

Pay scheme



£10,296 a year £198.00 per week




18 months

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Reference number


Job locations

University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary

Infirmary Square




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