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MEAM Porter (Higher Level)

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Manchester Royal Infirmary
£16,623 per annum
12/12/2018 23:59

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the UK, employing over 20,000 staff.

We are responsible for running a family of nine hospitals across six separate sites, providing a wide range of services from comprehensive local general hospital care through to highly specialised regional and national services.

We are the main provider of hospital care to approximately 750,000 people in Manchester and Trafford and the single biggest provider of specialised services in the North West of England. We are also the lead provider for a significant number of specialised services including Breast Care, Vascular, Cardiac, Respiratory, Urology Cancer, Paediatrics, Women’s Services, Ophthalmology and Genomic Medicine.

Our vision is to improve the health and quality of life of our diverse population by building an organisation that:

  • Excels in quality, safety, patient experience, research, innovation and teaching
  • Attracts, develops and retains great people
  • Is recognised internationally as a leading healthcare provider

The Medical Engineering & Device Management Directorate is one of the largest of its kind in the North West, responsible for the maintenance and repair of over 20,000 medical devices across all the Trust sites. The applicant would be an integral part of the Medical Engineering & Device Management Directorate team delivering that service and would have access to all the benefits that come with employment within the NHS.

It is essential you have a full clean UK driving licence (Category B) and experience of manual handling and moving loads, preferably within a hospital environment. It would be desirable to have GCSEs or equivalent, which should include Maths and English.

You will be responsible for the safe transportation of critical medical equipment to and from all areas the Trust. Only people with an eye for detail and who are safety conscious need apply.

You should be able to prioritise your own workload and liaise with all hospital staff to ensure that devices are returned promptly and should act professionally and be presentable at all times.

Our Trust is committed to ensuring that all staff complete a full induction programme when starting with the Trust. Then annually have access to Mandatory Training and annual appraisals, where their development needs are discussed. The Medical Engineering & Device Management Directorate is committed to ensuring that all staff have full access to development opportunities.

The Medical Engineering & Device Management Directorate aspires to be the most suitably qualified provider for medical device maintenance and management. We will provide a service people want to engage with and develop a team people are proud to work in.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Lee Ryan or Sarah Roebuck (nee Corbishley) on 0161 276 4826

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