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Senior Clinical Engineer WYT

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Healthcare scientist, Clinical scientist
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust includes major teaching hospitals. A wide range of equipment is used for medical work - diagnosis, monitoring, therapy and technical work - throughout its wards, theatres, andclinical departments.The Clinical Engineering Department delivers high quality medical device maintenance repair and management services within Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT).

Main duties of the job

An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join the Manchester University Hospitals.

You will be mainly based at workshops in Wythenshawe hospital but will need to be flexible as you will also be working at various Hospitals and Community Sites throughout Greater Manchester.

We are looking to recruit a suitably experienced Senior Clinical Engineer to join our team providing a leading role in our improvement programme for Medical Device Management and Maintenance

Ideally you will be qualified to HNC/Degree in electronics and have a minimum of three years' post qualification experience or equivalent.

You are expected to have specialist knowledge of scientific, electronic and engineering principles along with some Quality Management Systems and Health and Safety legislation. You will need to have a logical, methodical approach to your work and a passion for medical device safety. You will need to be able to work as part of a team and have excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification

Educational Qualifications


  • HNC / HTEC / HND / Foundation Degree in electronics, plus specialist knowledge


  • Professional Electronics knowledge through B Eng or equivalent, plus specialist knowledge

Skills & Knowledge


  • Knowledge of medical device management standards.
  • Knowledge of work planning and implementation of projects.
  • Knowledge and experience of structured training
  • Skills in either electronic, electrical or mechanical engineering, or a combination
  • Skills in analysing and diagnosing faults in complex equipment
  • Excellent communications skills, good planning and organisational skills, analytical skills
  • Working within a Quality Management System.
  • Able to produce clear written records and documentation


  • Servicing - experienced in maintaining a broad range of medical equipment



  • Microsoft Office Suite programs, Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Access
  • Computerised equipment inventories, service records, maintenance schedules, service environment


  • Electronic/Engineering workshop experience, Technical tasks, customer service

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust



Wythenshawe Hospital


M23 9LT

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