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Medical Engineer

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our team in providing a medical equipment management, maintenance, repair and support service for the Trust and other healthcare providers in the area. You will be a skilled and self-motivated engineer, educated to HNC level in a suitable engineering subject with proven experience of working unsupervised. You will be able to demonstrate the desire to continue your professional development through internal and external training courses. You should be highly professional, well organised and capable of working under pressure.

Some knowledge of quality management would be an advantage, as we work to a registered quality assurance system (BS EN ISO 9001:2015)
You will be expected to work on a number of sites, so a driving licence is an advantage but not essential. Consideration will be given to appointing under Annex 21 of Agenda for Change should you lack sufficient experience.

Main duties of the job

Main duties include the repair, calibration, planned maintenance, commissioning and disposal of a wide range of medical equipment.

Working with stakeholders to deliver a responsive, safe and effective patient-centred service.

Liaising with and providing advice and support to users of medical equipment .

Requisitioning spares and materials, accepting deliveries of materials and equipment.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

To display a high personal standard in respect of self-discipline and attitude to work, in viewof both the nature of equipment on which he or she may be working and the requirement toliaise with other healthcare professionals, clients and external organisations.To commission, repair, maintain, overhaul and recalibrate a wide range of medicalequipment:- including life support, ventilatory and anaesthetic equipment used within themedical field, most of which will be routine.To regularly work on equipment in areas including Critical and Coronary Care, theatres,paediatric and neo-natal ward areas as well as being able to work across the whole range ofspecialties and disciplines. Some of this equipment may be patient connected.To work on medical equipment that may require precision engineering techniques, expertiseand fine control of fine tools and small components.

Person Specification



  • Degree, or an equivalent qualification



  • Able to display an aptitude towards maintaining complex medical equipment.
  • Ability to communicate well. Ability to use tact and diplomacy
  • Able to work as part of a team. Able to work on own initiative.
  • Able to produce clear written records and documentation. Able to work in all areas within the Hospitals.
  • Able to display computer literacy. Have effective organisational skills. Have effective personal and interpersonal skills.
  • Have effective empathy skills

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Prescot Street


L7 8XP

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