Medequip Assistive Technology Limited

Service Engineer

Knaresborough, Scarborough, Colburn, North Yorkshire
Annual salary of £16,700
14 Oct 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Service Engineers

About Medequip: Medequip Assistive Technology Ltd is a dynamic and growing company which is part of a privately owned group. Medequip Assistive Technology Ltd supplies ‘Homecare Medical Equipment’ into the community on behalf of NHS Trusts and Social Services.
The role: To ensure all equipment is tested & repaired in line with lifting operations lifting equipment regulations 1998 “LOLER” as well as other regulations to the agreed specification and to the agreed performance, qualitative and financial targets. The role involves heavy lifting but full training will be provided before starting.

  • Undertake risk assessments on activities relating to themselves, modifications and fabrications prior to undertaking any work/duties, and should they believe that there be a risk of injury to any person then they should seek further instruction – at all costs clients should not be put at risk.

  • To visit clients homes and deliver, collect, service and repair equipment in a friendly, efficient and courteous manner with due respect to the client, their carer and their property.

  • Follow the company’s guidelines for dealing with clients/carers who are suffering from bereavement, sensory loss and also display understanding to the elderly whilst showing an awareness of client’s disabilities.

  • To ensure all equipment (stock and non-stock) requiring maintenance/inspection/servicing shall be so maintained, inspected and/or serviced – in line with, but not exclusive to, LOLER 1998 and portable appliance testing (PAT

  • Be competent in using smartphone technology to manage workload.

  • Be competent in being able to maintain and complete vehicle inspections.

  • Good DIY Skills are required for this role.

  • Be flexible with regards to working hours – be part of an on-call rota.

  • Have excellent customer service skills.

  • Have excellent personal hygiene and appearance and general cleanliness to comply with statutory and Company regulations, wearing company uniform is specified.

About you: This role requires an outstanding approach to customer care. A sensitive and caring nature is imperative for communicating with the clients. You will have the ability to keep calm under pressure and remain reliable and sociable.

Benefits include: After an initial period you will be eligible to participate in the following company benefits,

  • Company Bonus Scheme and Pension Scheme.

  • Life Insurance

  • Private healthcare – Inclusive of dental, optical and therapy treatments

Other benefits include:

  • 29 Days annual leave including bank holidays, increasing by one day per year to 33 days

  • Company Van

  • Overtime available

  • Annual bonus of £1900.00.

  • Salary and bonus are reviewed yearly

  • Annual salary of £16,700

Please note: We complete an enhanced DBS check on all new employees. How to apply: If, after reading the above, you feel you have the necessary experience and skills required to join Medequip as a Service Engineer, please forward your CV and a short covering letter outlining why you wish to join us.

  • Candidates must provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

  • Your driving license must be shown to us.

  • We can only accept a clean UK License and someone who has been driving for over 3 years

Job Type: Full-time

Required licence or certification:

  • Full clean UK License

Locations: Knaresborough, Scarborough, Colburn

All applications and questions can be made by emailing

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