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Equipment Technician

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
£20,903 - £24,491 per annum
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Health and Social Care, Health, Social Care
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Part Time
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This role is fixed term until March 2022. 

Sandwell’s Prevention Stores delivers / maintains / services equipment and assistive technology to enable the people of Sandwell to live as independently as they can within their home environment.

As an important front line service working alongside a range of Health & Social Care Services, we are looking to expand our pool of Equipment Technicians who are responsible for a range of different functions within the service.

We have 6 fixed term posts available (20 hours) until end of March 2022 and we are especially looking for candidates who have experience, knowledge or an interest in one or more of the following areas: 

  • Working within an office function, liaising with customers, their carers/family and Health & Social Care professionals to book deliveries of equipment or services, arrange collections of equipment
  • The delivery, installation, collection of community equipment such as specialist bed, hoists and other equipment provided to help maintain a person’s independence
  • The maintenance, servicing and inspection testing of our range of equipment we provide
  • Driving duties

The service operates 7 days a week (standard hours), including Bank Holidays and successful candidates will be required to work on a rota basis with each post holder required to work weekends as part of their working week.

You must have: 

  • Literacy Level 2 qualification or equivalent as a minimum
  • Full driving licence

A requirement of this post is that any successful candidate must have had a full course of an approved COVID‐19 vaccine prior to starting in the role, or be medically exempt. As part of the recruitment process the successful candidate will need to evidence this requirement.

You will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


20 hours per week

We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

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