Current vacancies at the Trust

Assistant Medical Equipment Engineer

Band 4

Main area
Medical Engineering
Band 4
37.5 hours per week.
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
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Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£23,609 - £27,220 p.a inclusive of HCA
19/03/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

A number of exciting opportunities are available to join the team supporting medical technology in this large central London teaching hospitals Trust, for new entrants to this field.

Medical Physics provides a comprehensive range of scientific and technical services to all of the Trust’s main acute and community sites. The core purpose of the Medical Equipment Management Services (MEMS) Section, in which this post is based, is provision of repair, calibration and maintenance to a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic medical equipment, to ensure equipment operates effectively and safely with a minimum of downtime.

The successful applicant will be expected to carry out scheduled servicing, repair, calibration and acceptance on a range of medical equipment and will be required to work to high standards of safety and accountability. They will have regular dialogue with clinical and technical staff to identify faults and repair equipment, including working in clinical areas and with manufacturers.
You will need to have an appropriate qualification, as well as technical skills and aptitude, though support and training can be provided.

Applicants will be expected to have a genuine affinity for the Trust’s values, putting patients first in all they do. High standards of spoken and written communication and interpersonal skills will be an advantage, as well as some understanding of the modern healthcare environment.

This post would be ideally suited to an applicant able to motivate themselves from an interest in getting involved in the operations and productivity of an acute hospitals trust and having a concern for the quality of support delivered to frontline clinical services.

Successful applicants will also need to be able to occasionally work flexibly outside conventional working hours.

Interviews will be held on 12th and 13th April 2018.
This advert will close on 19th March 2018 at midnight.

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Rashid Brora or Mr Peter Cook, Medical Physics Department, Guys Hospital, London SE1 9RT, Tel: 020 7188 3770 or 020 7188 3806

If you have problems applying, contact

020 7188 7188

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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