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Technical Supervisor

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Medical Engineering Technical Supervisor to join friendly Medical Engineering Team at Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust.

The successful candidate must have excellent IT skills including knowledge of medical device integration.The Technical Supervisor will supervise the day to day technical work of the Medical Engineering Department . Additionally they will have cross site roles in managing the Health & Safety compliance of the workshops and assisting the Operational Manager maintain PPM compliance as required.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be responsible for contributing to the transformation of services and contribute to the wider organisational strategies in preparation for our move into the new Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH) which opens in October 2024. The Medical Engineering Department will be moving into brand new state of the art facilities located on the 4th Floor of the new Hospital.

The successful applicant will also be responsible for the new Endoscopy decontamination unit and its associated equipment ensuring the relevant standards are met in line with JAG accreditation.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    For further information, please see the attached job description and person specification for the role.

    Person Specification



    • Extensive post qualification in maintenance and repair of a wide range of biomedical, electronic and electromechanical equipment. This will have been gained in a role without direct supervision.
    • Experience in the use of computerised equipment management systems.
    • Experience in the use of electronic Test & Measurement equipment and practical experience in the use of machine tools in light engineering applications.


    • Understands application of technology to healthcare



    • Degree in electrical/electronic, mechanical or clinical engineering, or Equivalent Experience
    • Demonstrate ongoing training (CPD) to ensure that relevant theoretical knowledge & practice has been continually updated, including attending manufacturers services courses


    • Recognised Health & Safety Qualification.
    • Management Qualification

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust

    City Hospital, Dudley Road


    B18 7QH

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