Senior Maintenance Assistant

Recruiter
University Hospitals o
Location
University Hospitals of Leicester, Leicester
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
11 Jan 2021
Closes
18 Jan 2021
Ref
358-2786427-CSI
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
" We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance".

The Medical Equipment Management Service (MEMS) requires a dynamic medical equipment Senior Maintenance Assistant, 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 environment governed by an ISO9001 quality system.

The successful candidate will have the ability to self manage and prioritise the direction of their day to day activities to achieve timely completion of repair, planned maintenance and associated equipment management tasks and be part of the blood gas analyser on-call service. The maintenance role is performed both in-house and at various customer sites throughout Leicestershire. A driving licence and own transport are essential.

Applicants must be qualified to HNC in electronics or equivalent, and it is desirable that you have previous knowledge of servicing medical devices. Technical training will be available.

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 an equipment database and associated IT skills will be a distinct advantage.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Carl Bond

Job title:Lead Clinical Technologist

Email address: carl.bond@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 0116 2586840

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Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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