Trainee Service Technician – Oxford

We are a manufacturer of specialist hospital beds and manage over 25% of the UK’s acute bed and mattress fleet, working with more than 150 hospitals across the UK and Ireland.

Guided by our core values of Respect, Teamwork, Excellence, Commitment, Integrity and Trust, we believe that our people are what makes us great, which is why we offer a high level of support to ensure that employees are able to succeed. Our teams work closely together to support each other internally as well as providing a trusted service and partnership to our customers.

We are now looking for a Trainee Service Technician to join us and help provide high-quality medical products to customers, feeding from our Thame, Oxfordshire service location.

The Role:

As a Service Technician, you will ensure an effective and timely product delivery and maintenance service to our customers. After training, this will include the delivery and set up of products for patients within agreed delivery times, repair and proactive maintenance of products and provision of support to customers in various clinical environments in regards to the product.

Main responsibilities of the role:

– Deliver clean, ready-to-use, products to customer sites
– Collect products after use and return to the service centre
– Disinfect, function check, repair and electrical safety test products – full training will be given
– Complete records of testing, delivery and collection within our computerised system
– Maintain available product stock and spare parts inventory
– Complete product modifications when required
– Provide product demonstrations and basic training to staff
– Maintain a clean and tidy work environment

Hours of work: 37.5 per week – will include some weekend work. Flexibility needed in terms of hours, days/shifts, with occasional Saturday work.

You will also be required to participate in an out-of-hours on-call rota (once trained) to support the team and the customer. This is subject to an on-call payment and additional payment for hours worked.

Experience Needed:

To join us as a Trainee Service Technician, ideally you will need to have or be willing to develop the following:

Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Mechanical or electrical background desirable, but not essential as full training will be provided
  • Experience of working within a healthcare setting is desirable
  • Full UK Driving licence required (we use long wheelbase vans, but training and support to build confidence in manoeuvring of these vehicles will be provided where required)
  • Knowledge of Medstrom and/or other medical device manufacturers’ products would be desirable, but not essential

Personal Requirements:

  • A proactive, ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Ability to work under own initiative, and follow procedures laid out by the business to achieve deadlines
  • Basic knowledge of hygiene and safety rules
  • Basic PC skills to include email and MS Office
  • DBS Checked ( or the willingness to complete one)

In addition to the salary and related benefits, you will join a company that has grown extensively within the last 5 years and through our unique ownership model is continuing to grow, whilst offering great career opportunities for those that are keen to progress.

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