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Assistant Technical Officer (Band 3)

Job Description

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We offer the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,500 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.

Cardiothoracic Theatres / Cath Labs has an exciting opportunity for an organised and practical person with excellent communication skills to work within this busy demanding department , the successful applicant will provide technical support on a day to day basis ,to the multi-disciplinary Team

Your main duties within Cardiothoracic Theatres /Cath Labs will include organising the maintenance of a range of basic medical electronic devices and ensuring routine service /calibration, minor device repairs are carried out includes a range of administrative duties, management of stock and assisting of commissioning of new devices and disposable of redundant stock .along with liaising with EME Department to assist with asset management.
Applicants should be able to demonstrate good manual dexterity, understanding of relevant legislation, practical skills good verbal and written communication , show organisation skills and IT literacy The successful applicant should be able to work flexibly within the Cardiothoracic department following jobs through to completion ,working within the NUTH trust Professional Leadership Behaviours at all times.

Important note on completion of reference section of Application Form

All references from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. Therefore, when completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover 3 years employment. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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