Medical Device Maintenance Support Worker

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton-In-Ashfield, UK
08 Nov 2019
13 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) We are a multiple award-winning, modern and friendly trust, with a growing reputation for providing outstanding care across our three hospitals and in the Mid Nottinghamshire community. We have a stable leadership team, a clear sense of direction and we are working very closely with our health and local authority partners in the Mid Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Partnership (ICP), to deliver a better future for the population we serve. Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure patients are at the centre of our decision making.

At SFH we value our staff. We know happy, well supported staff provide high quality care to patients. We want all patients to receive the level of care we expect our friends and family to receive and we are making progress with this aim. We have the highest staff engagement scores across the Midlands and in 2018, the Care Quality Commission assessed us as Good Overall and Outstanding for the Care we provide.

We offer a growing range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment. We are committed to supporting colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; 'Happy, Healthy, Here'.

If our vision and values appeal to you, now is the time to join #Team SFH.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Medical Equipment Management Department as Medical Device Maintenance Support worker to assist in the provision of reusable, non-complex medical device management services, including:
  • Collection, delivery & turnaround checks on equipment library stock
  • Planned Maintenance & repair of a limited range of non-complex medical devices
  • Condemnation of medical devices
  • Contribute to the delivery of the Trust-wide Resuscitation/Sepsis Schemes
  • Complete the MEMD Induction and on-going Medical Device specific competency programme

You must be enthusiastic and able to absorb a good level of knowledge and gain a broad experience in regards to maintenance of medical equipment

You will contribute to the Clinical/Technical services of MEMD including planned maintenance, supporting repair and acceptance and condemnation. Knowledge and skills applied to medical equipment will include:

• Acceptance Testing
• Electrical Safety Testing
• Electrical and Mechanical hand tools
• Fault finding
• Planned Preventive Maintenance
• Computer Technology
• Use of Test Equipment

You will need good communication/Interpersonal skills, commensurate with effective team working and basic Numeracy & Literacy skills and have experience of maintenance and repairs of a limited range of non-complex medical electrical/electronic/mechanical devices.

You will have the opportunity of progression of the appropriate MEMD competence profile or equivalent and will need to attend manufacturers training courses for non-complex medical devices.

The Department provides a comprehensive medical equipment management service for the Trust. The successful applicant will work to the Department's Quality System, which is registered via the British Standards Institution to ISO 9001:2008.

If you would like this information in an alternative format or in a different language please contact us on 01623 622515 ext 3271. Please note that we no longer accept handwritten/paper applications and that the email address given on your application will be used for all correspondence regarding this post.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close a vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

Priority for vacancies at the Trust will be given to existing NHS employees of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust whose roles are currently at risk of redundancy due to organisational change.

Only applications received on or before the vacancy's closing date will be considered for short listing. This is to ensure that the Trust meets its commitment to Equality of Opportunity.

In submitting an application, you authorise Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any current and previous NHS Service details and you agree to the Trust obtaining and transferring personal date held about you, including Occupational Health data (inoculations and screening tests). This data will be shared using the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and third party systems via an automated process and will only be used for the purposes of maintaining your employment record.

Please note if you are successful in obtaining this position and the post involves regulated activity you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service check. The Trust will pay for the check initially and the money will then be deducted from your first month's salary. The current price of a check is £47.50 plus VAT for an enhanced and £29.50 plus VAT for a standard check. Further details of the Disclosure & Barring Service check will be confirmed upon offer of employment.

For further information on the Trust, please visit our website.

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