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Senior Clinical Engineering Technologist

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Healthcare scientist, Clinical scientist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Clinical Engineering is seeking talented new team members at band 5 and 6 to continue its expansion of services. We are delivering the medical technology required to care for the people of Buckinghamshire contributing to the Trust's vision to be an outstanding and innovative care provider, creating healthy communities and creating a great place to work.

We are a forward-thinking service, driving the adoption of new technologies like integrated infusion systems with Drug Error Reduction (DERS), medical equipment fully integrated into Critical Care information systems, real time location systems to improve equipment management (RTLS) and systems to support the care of our patients in the community through Virtual Hospital. We aim to give our clinical partners the best technological solutions so they can focus on caring for patients. We are meeting the challenges of modernising the health service, changing how patients access services, digitising care and adopting new technologies while achieving the NHS net zero goal.

You will have a scientific or engineering background, be able to demonstrate an ability to think logically and show a desire to work in a well-respected engineering team. We develop our staff with an emphasis on in-depth understanding, clinical application, supporting training and education supporting apprenticeships and technical training.

Main duties of the job

  • Contributing to the provision of a sufficient safe and effective fleet of medical equipment for the Trust in order to satisfy the requirements of CQC regulations 12 and 15.
  • Delivering Clinical Engineering services in support of the Trust's clinical activity, ensuring that patient and staff safety remains the service's highest priority.
  • Carrying out planned maintenance, acceptance testing on new equipment, service & repair on medical equipment and devices in general following agreed procedures or under supervision for more advanced work.
  • Communicating with clinical and non-clinical Trust staff at a variety of levels, including whilst working in a clinical settings such as the ITU and theatres.
  • Communicating with suppliers, their engineers and representatives regarding technical equipment-related information.

About us

Listen to why colleagues think we're a great place to work! BHT - A great place to work (

What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?
  • As part of our BHT family, you'll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
  • We offer flexible and agile workingopportunities,alongside your NHS benefits ofgenerous annual leave entitlement, pension andaccess toNHS discount schemes.
  • We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?
  • We're committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
  • As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
  • Greater diversity withinourBHT familyimprovespositive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?
  • Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.
  • Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.
  • Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.

Person Specification



  • Bachelor degree or equivalent such as Level 5 apprenticeship in Electronic, Electro-mechanical or Biomedical Engineering or similar scientific or engineering discipline OR BTECH level 4 or 5, or Level 3 or 4 apprenticeship in Clinical Engineering plus relevant experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree


  • Entry or in the process of gaining entry to the Register of Clinical Technologists(RCT)
  • Membership of other professional bodies such as IET,IEEE
  • Further professional training relevant to role



  • Significant experience of medical equipment maintenance including specialist equipment (Eg ICU ventilators, anaesthetic systems, renal support systems)
  • Experience of applying current medical equipment safety standards


  • Experience of working unsupervised and taking responsibility for own standards of work
  • Experience of using general office and equipment management software



  • Ability to work under own initiative to achieve work schedules within timescale and allow urgent tasks to be prioritised
  • Good verbal communication skills to ensure effective communications at all levels with both internal and external contacts


  • Ability to interpret and communicate complex data, principles of operation of medical equipment, circuit diagrams, root cause analysis
  • Good time management skills. Able to prioritise work appropriately



  • Be able to travel to other sites and attend off-site training courses


  • Able to work in occasional contact with patients and distressing situations as part of normal duties

Employer details

Employer name

Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust


Stoke Mandeville Hospital


HP21 8AL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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