Rehabilitation Engineering Technician - Wheelchair Maintenance

Employer
King's College Hospita
Location
British Wharf, London
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
4 Dec 2021

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Job Details

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 13,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King's College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.

We are looking to recruit a technician to repair & maintain mobility equipment for patients in the local community.

Applicants must have good communication skills, good time keeping, be self-motivated and be able to work independently.

Engineering qualification/experience would be beneficial but full product training will be provided.

A full (manual) driving licence is required and you must be willing to carry out emergency on call on a rota basis (including evenings and weekends), which will attract recompense.

Due to the nature of the patient contact and flexible location, this post will be subject to an enhanced and barred DBS disclosure.

Benefits of working for King's:
  • NHS pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with length of service
  • Monday - Friday (37.5 hours per week) plus on call on weekdays and weekends (rota basis)
  • On call standby allowance (rota system)
  • Continuing professional development (including vocational courses i.e. NVQs, apprenticeships etc)
  • Travel season ticket loans
  • Childcare voucher schemes
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Lots of NHS specific high street retailer/restaurant discounts
  • Free parking (at base site in Bermondsey).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Kimblin Channer

Email address kim.channer@nhs.net

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King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website

King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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