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Motor Vehicle Technician

North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience £32,535-£38,540
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Motor Vehicle Technician

Location: Pallion

Salary: �32535.00-�38445.00 per annum

Full time permanent position

Main duties of the job

Due to our expanding fleet, we are looking for a Motor Vehicle Technician to join our team of technicians.

Ideally, you'll have experience of maintaining & repairing complex vehicles incorporating tail lifts, electrics, carnation systems, using computer diagnostic systems & have experience with hybrid/electric fleet vehicles.

The successful candidate must:
  • Maintain a high standard & focus on safety & quality
  • Have excellent attention to detail
  • Have own toolbox and tools.

Experience working on Mercedes, Renault, Fiat commercial vehicles & Trailers would be an advantage but not essential

In return we offer great rates of pay and a range of Benefits.

PLEASE NOTE: Although advertised on NHS Jobs, this contract is with NEASUS and not NHS.

Main duties:
  • Service & repair vehicles.
  • To carry out in-depth electrical, mechanical, & hydraulic diagnosis of vehicle systems.
  • To provide support to workshop colleagues.
  • To maintain skill levels to the highest possible standard maintaining awareness of current & future technology used in the maintenance of the current vehicle market.
  • Liaise with NEASUS manager relating to long-term vehicle concerns & ensure that work is carried out in full & followed up until resolved.
  • To keep work area & protective clothing clean, tidy, & fit for form & function whilst upholding the company image.
  • Observes a personal duty of care for the equipment & resources used in the course of work.
  • Carry out road tests on vehicles as & when required.

  • About us

    North East Ambulance Service Unified Solutions (NEASUS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (NEAS) which covers an area of around 3,230 square miles and serves a population of more than 2.71 million people.

    NEASUS are made up of a team of experts with extensive knowledge and experience in the following areas:
    • Fleet Management - Continuous and consistent awareness of the status of all operational vehicles across your fleet to make informed management and operational decisions.
    • Vehicle Servicing & Repairs - Commercial vehicle and van servicing and repairs, carried out by our highly trained technicians.
    • Fleet Fitting & Equipment - Vehicles equipped according to regulatory and clinical best practice to perform a specific care response.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    For full details of the duties and responsibilities of this role please refer to the attached job description and person specification

    Person Specification

    Work Experience/Achievements


    • The post holder must be experienced in maintaining cars, CDV's, Passenger Service Vehicles and Goods vehicles up to 7.5 tonnes.



    • Must be a fully qualified motor vehicle technician.
    • You will have attained a recognised level of certification ie. City & Guilds Motor Vehicle Technician or NVQ level 2 or equivalent.
    • Must have specialist knowledge of motor vehicle electrical systems and mechanical components.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of a range of computer based vehicle diagnostic systems and the ability to analyse and interpret the information presented by the systems to determine the most appropriate repair option.
    • Have the ability to diagnose all other vehicle faults without access to diagnostic equipment.
    • Knowledge of vehicle legislation and health and safety legislation and to be able to demonstrate what PPE is required whilst carrying out their duties.
    • Must be willing to carry out MOT tester training.


    • MOT Testing Certificate
    • Level 3 NVQ/C& G
    • NEBOSH Certificate
    • Knowledge of tail lift systems, their operation and repair.
    • LOLER testing experience.
    • Experience of working with a vehicle fleet management system.
    • Experience of vehicle carnation systems, ideally blue light systems.
    • Experience of working in a fleet management environment.

    Employer details

    Employer name

    North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust



    Unit 1 Factory Court


    SR4 6SJ

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