Medical Engineering Apprentice (LA00)

Leeds Cancer Centre
St James University Hospital
Competitive salary
08 Apr 2021
12 Apr 2021
Role Type
Start Date
Medical Engineering Apprentice

Grade / Band: Apprenticeship

Salary: £18005 (Subject to pay review April 2021)

Would you like to receive training and gain a qualification in a working environment?

Are you

- A school leaver?

- Unemployed?

- Looking for a new career in medical engineering?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic individuals to start a career in medical engineering working in the Medical Physics and Engineering Department at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

We currently have Level 4 Healthcare Science Apprenticeship posts available within the Medical Physics and Engineering Department in Leeds. The successful candidates will participate in a 2 year training programme specialising in medical engineering. Formal training will be provided and apprentices will develop personal and professional skills whilst also developing skills and knowledge relating to the installation, maintenance, repair and management of medical equipment. Successful completion of the apprenticeship will qualify candidates to apply for and progress their careers within Medical Physics and Engineering.

The UK National Apprenticeship Week is being held between the 8th and 14th of February 2021 and we hope to attend the Leeds Apprenticeship Recruitment Fair at the First Direct Arena, dependant on the current Covid-19 pandemic, that coincides with this week. If it is that the recruitment fair is held and you can attend please visit the NHS stand and introduce yourselves to our clinical technologists and to our current and past Medical Engineering Apprentices who will happily discuss our apprenticeship scheme and what opportunities it brings.

Advert Contact Details

Contact Name: Mr. Omran Darr
Contact email:
Contact Telephone: 0113 2068477

Provisional Recruitment Timeline; This is subject to change due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic, shortlisted candidates will be informed as soon as we are aware of any change to the process.

• 11th April 2021 - Closing date for this job vacancy on NHS Jobs

• 17th-28th May 2021 - Assessment period

( Note: Shortlisted candidates will be allocated a date to attend one 3hr AM or PM session during the assessment period )

• Wed 9th_Thur 10th June 2021 - Interviews for sucessful candidates following their assessment

• Friday 11th June 2021 - Administration for sucesssful candidates following interview stage

• Tuesday 31st August 2021 - Start date and LTHT Induction

Please also read the Vacancy Specific Document for further information about the apprenticeship.

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This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

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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