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Medical Equipment Technician

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will be responsible for providing engineering support assisting in the delivery of high-quality equipment management within the trust. The post holder will be committed to providing best practice solutions to planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and equipment asset management. The post holder will help provide effective medical equipment support to the various wards and departments of the trust.

Based in the Medical equipment department, you will be expected to support other core areas as required.

Main duties of the job

The Medical Equipment Department is looking for a Mechanical Technician with a background preferably gained in a complex electronic services or healthcare environment to join the Equipment Team.

The work is diverse and includes the maintenance of complex equipment associated with a hospital trust, including monitoring, diagnostic, surgical systems, etc. Additional training will be given to the successful applicant to enable them to fully meet the person specification.

The vacancy will be based at our Winchester Hospital site, however the role will include work at Andover War Memorial Hospital and on any of the Trust sites.

The successful applicant will require good communication skills. An empathetic approach tostaff and patients, be adaptable, willing to learn new skills and be able to work independently as well as part ofthe team. The applicant must have the physical ability and agility to carry out manual handling.

Must have a current full UK driving license.

About us

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) provides hospital services to around 570,000 people living in Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire, and specialist services to patients from all over the country. We deliver a full range of district hospital services in a variety of locations.

The Medical Equipment team are located on two sites, BNHH and RHCH. They are dedicated to providing the most professional and effective service to staff and patients possible. There is a relaxed but professional approach to all we do. Everyone counts in our inclusive and supportive environment and we are very much team focussed.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification



  • Electronic engineering NVQ 4 minimum


  • Emergency first aid training
  • Safe working practices
  • Specific medical equipment training courses - in last 4 years

Experience & Knowledge


  • Completion of a structured training programme in electro-mechanical engineering for a minimum of three years
  • Good awareness of health & safety legislation relating to electronic equipment testing


  • Experience of working in an acute hospital environment
  • Experience of working on preventative maintenance schedules and asset management systems

Skills & Ability


  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to self-manage and work without supervision
  • Microsoft Excel and Word skills


  • Adaptable to change

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Romsey Road


SO22 5DG

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