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Senior Technical Support Engineer

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Medical Device Service support users of medical equipment across all of our hospital sites within the Northern Care Alliance.

Main duties:

You will have a key role in supporting the departments responsibility for the maintenance, repair and sub-contractor management of Medical equipment. This will Include first line support to users of Medical equipment to optimise systems up time to gain maximum use of Medical equipment.

Ideally, you will possess a minimum of HNC in Electronics and Clinical engineering and have a minimum of 5 years' relevant experience since qualifying in the field of Medical Electronics. Knowledge in the application and repair on a wide range of Medical equipment used in a hospital and community is essential although some specific training will be provided.

Consideration may be given to applicants will reduced knowledge and skills, who follow a personnel development program on a reduced grade.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide specialist technical knowledge for the implementation and delivery of a long-term operational plan for cost effective and efficient management and deployment of safe medical devices across the Care organisations. They will be working towards achieving compliance levels for medical device repair and maintenance including down time and ensure that systems are available to enable clinical teams to have insight into progress with maintenance and repair of their devices.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

In line with the Trust's Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, marital status, social background or trade union membership.

Person Specification

Essential Qualifications


  • HNC (level 4/5 BTEC) minimum in Electronics engineering


  • Clinical Engineering Level 3 or above



  • Register for clinical technologists (RCT)

Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience


  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a field of Medical electronic maintenance and repair
  • Wide range of supplier approved training on the servicing and repair of Electro biomedical equipment.
  • Specialist knowledge in the application and use of a wide range of Electro biomedical equipment
  • Knowledge and experience of current legislation recommendations for the management of medical equipment.


  • Experience of management of sub-contractors
  • Experience of working in a ISO9001 engineering environment.



  • Full/Clean UK Driving License

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Salford Royal Hospital

Stott Lane


M6 8HD

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