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Specialist Clinical Technologist (NICU/NTS)

Barts Health NHS Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inc
Closing date
5 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Clinical Engineering is a dynamic and active part of the Department of Clinical Physics. We provide whole life equipment management services for the range of portable medical equipment in use across the Trust and external organisations who purchase our services. We have over 50 members of staff based in workshops across our five main sites. We are actively pursuing plans for growth, having demonstrated the value for money we provide to our patients and customers.

This is an exciting post for our very vulnerable patient groups and therefore are looking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced Specialist Lead Clinical Technologist to be part of Clinical Engineering supporting and maintaining a variety of clinical equipment used by Neonatal ICU and Neonatal Transport Service. This post will be based at the Royal London Hospital. As a successful candidate, you will hold a degree in Engineering or Physical Science and have an equivalent level of knowledge gained through a combination of formal learning and experience. You will have knowledge and experience of providing front line customer service and will have experience of working in a clinical environment.

You will be required to work to high standards of safety and accountability and will be involved in carrying out preventative and corrective maintenance on specialist equipment used by NICU and NTS. Close communication is always required with Clinical engineering and the Clinical/Medical teams.

Main duties of the job

To ensure that the Specialist Lead Clinical Technologist for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Neonatal Transfer Service has regularly maintained, monitored, safe and functional equipment. To ensure good communication is kept within the department and with Clinical Engineering and Medical Physics. To ensure that all audits, PPM's, database and the like are regularly maintained and updated.

To ensure risks are identified and escalated and that good governance is practised at all times.

To ensure that there is an appropriate and regularly monitored planned preventative maintenance programme for NICU and NTS.

To ensure that high risk items are prioritised and that levels of compliance with the planned programme are readily available.

To manage the information on the medical equipment management database for the site, ensuring that records are accurate and up to date, to provide accurate management information and to support service planning and delivery.

To ensure that both customer-facing and internal work systems and processes related to own work are agreed, implemented, monitored, and improved, in line with the requirements of the departmental ISO9001 quality management system.

To ensure that all staff are supported and developed by agreeing clear objectives and training needs through the Trust's appraisal system.

About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

Person Specification



  • Degree in Engineering or Physical Science or an equivalent combination of qualifications and experience.
  • Evidence of regular attendance at technical training courses throughout career.
  • Registered Clinical Technologist status.


  • Member of IPEM or IET.
  • Incorporated Engineer.



  • Considerable Specialist experience in all aspects of the management of clinical equipment.
  • Experience of working in a clinical environment, taking account of patient safety, dignity and infection prevention.
  • Experience of working within a Quality Management System and evidence of active participation in


  • Experience of developing junior staff.

Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust


Royal London Hospital


E1 1FR

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