Equipment Technician

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    Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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  • Salary:

    £20000 - £21000 per annum

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    Mollie Finch

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    3 months ago

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Equipment Technician
£20-21,300pa plus benefits

A manufacturer of specialist medical profiling beds and pressure care mattresses is seeking an Equipment Technician to join their expanding team.

The Role

You will be based at the QMC Hospital in Nottingham managing the distribution of medical beds and pressure care mattresses throughout the hospital. Working out of the hospital bed stores you role will include receiving beds/mattress deliveries from drivers, storing them in the bed stores, receiving requests from wards if they need more bed and mattresses, taking bed and mattresses up to the wards, identifying any excess beds and mattresses not in use and taking them back down to bed store, cleaning, testing and carrying out minor repairs on beds and mattresses (training provided) and offer training to customers.

Role Overview:
+Maintain stock and parts inventory
+Implement product modifications
+Deliver and install clean, ready-to-use products
+Collect dirty products
_Clean, test and repair products
+Complete records of safety testing
+Provide demonstrations and basic training to caregivers

This role will also require some travel to two other hospital sites in Nottingham where you will also be responsible for managing the beds and mattresses.

On occasions you will also be required to assist in delivering and collecting beds and mattresses to and from hospitals and take to service centre to then clean, test and do minor repair works on beds/mattresses. You will not require a driving licence.

Working hours
Working hours vary depending on shifts. There are 4 shift patterns outlined below;
Tues - Sat - 8am - 3.30pm
Tues - Sat - 10 - 6pm
Sun - Thurs - 8am - 3.30pm
Sun - Thurs - 10 - 6pm

Up to £21,300 per annum
On call - 1 in 10 weeks paid as retainer of £170/week plus time and half for call outs.
Contributory Pension
22 days plus bank, increasing to 25 days after 2 years and 27 days after 5 years.
Discount, reward, and recognition programme
Develop your career with a family-oriented business
Full training on all products.

Experience required:
+Customer service skills (experience dealing with people) ideally face to face
+Capable of undertaking the physical aspects of the job e.g., lifting mattresses, pushing beds around hospitals etc.
+Any experience working in a hospital environment e.g., as a porter, cleaner, health care assistant, is a bonus (but not essential).

The JM Longbridge Group is acting as an employment agency for this role.

The JM Group is operating and advertising as an Employment Agency for permanent positions and as an Employment Business for interim / contract / temporary positions. The JM Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds.