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Field Service Engineer - Band 4

Band 4

Main area
Band 4
Permanent: Permanant
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Bristol Centre for Enablement
Gloucestershire & Bristol
£24,157 £21,892- £24,157 per annum
Salary period
28/10/2020 23:59

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Field Service Engineer

North Bristol NHS Trust

The Wheelchair and Special Seating Repair Service, based at BCE, Cribbs Causeway, require an enthusiastic Field Service Engineer to join our busy Service Repair team. You will be part of one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, doing field work in the, Gloucestershire, Bristol and the Bath area’s as part of our specialist team undertaking repairs and maintenance to a wide range of mobility equipment.

You will undertake repairs and refurbishments to mechanical and electrical medical equipment such as wheelchairs, components and batteries, carrying out diagnostic testing of faulty control boxes in a variety of community settings (eg home addresses) as well as participating in the On Call rota across the region.


  • Will have the ability to work efficiently and methodically under pressure, masterminding engineering solutions.
  • Be comfortable handling a busy and demanding work load and have a flexible work ethos.
  • Have a sound engineering background that includes electronics bias.
  • Be a good faultfinder, analytical and enjoy problem solving.
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Have a ‘can do’ attitude and a desire to reach your clients expectations.
  • Able to identify the correct parts needed for a repair


  • Is for 37.5 hours per week.
  • Attracts Band 4 pay scale
  • Service vehicle
  • NHS Pension
  • Ample free parking at operations site.
  • Full range of excellent NHS benefits.


  • As a competent engineer you will make a real difference in the community and have the satisfaction of seeing your work provide quality to people’s life
  • A unique role that will challenge you and motivate you, providing a work experience unlike any other.
  • Stable job security.

If you have what it takes to be our next engineering champion, then we would like to hear from you.

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Stefan Sowka
Job title
Wheelchair Repair and Service Manager
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Telephone number
0117 4145938
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Stefan Sowka