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Equipment Library Assistant

Grade A

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Grade A
Part time: 11 per week
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Yeovil District Hospital
£19,121 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
26/10/2020 23:59

This advert for a vacancy with Simply Serve Limited appears under the authority of Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.


We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Equipment Library Assistant to join the Equipment Library team. The Medical Electronics Department is responsible for the Maintenance, repair and management of patient connected electronic, electrical and mechanical equipment within the Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Working within the Equipment Library team, this role is to assist in the provision of the equipment library and support service. We provide specialist medical devices and equipment to assist in the care for patients across the Trust- over 365 days a year.

This role involves processing and preparing key items of equipment and devices that have been returned to the Library and making them ready for patient use again. You will carry out equipment condition and functional checks; order, receive and re-charge spare parts as needed and maintain records of all equipment.

Based within the main hospital, you will visit various wards and departments to maintain equipment stock and storage areas. You will need excellent communication skills to explain complex instructions.

Quality and safety are key drivers for the service, and you will be required to deliver a service to the highest standard. You will need an eye for detail to ensure equipment is always safe and records are up to date. This will be an exciting opportunity for you to develop your skills and work within a respected multi-disciplinary, customer focused team.

This is an opportunity to join a hard working and friendly team and to gain knowledge and skills around a wide range of equipment.

Hours: 11 hours per week rotational.

Week 1 – Friday 5 hours, Saturday 6 Hours (Friday 08:00 to13:00 (flexible) and Saturday 08:00 to 14:00)

Week 2 – Sunday 6 hours, Monday 5 hours (Monday 08:00 to13:00 (flexible) and Sunday 08:00 to 14:00)

Flexibility to work different or additional hours will be expected in order to maintain the service and cover periods of annual leave, bank holidays and sickness (which can be at short notice.)

Simply Serve Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary company that has been set up by Yeovil Hospital to manage its non-clinical support services.

Substantive post £19,121 per annum pro rata.

For an informal discussion please feel free to contact Andrea Drayton (Equipment Library Team Manager) on 01935 384781.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Andrea Drayton
Telephone number
01935 384781