Equipment Technician

5 days left

Dolton Way, Tipton, DY4 9AL
Band D, SCP 9-17, (£21,269-£24,920 Per Annum), (£11.02-£12.92 Per Hour)
20 Jun 2022
04 Jul 2022
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

This role is fixed term for 12 months.

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. You will be in contact with people who have infectious diseases including Covid-19. Full PPE will be provided.

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 12 month fixed term posts x 3 available and we are especially looking for candidates who have experience, knowledge or an interest in the following areas: 

  • The delivery, installation, collection of community equipment such as specialist bed, hoists and other equipment provided to help maintain a person’s independence
  • Driving duties throughout the borough

You will be required to have Literacy Level 2 qualification or equivalent as a minimum and to undertake Level 2 Trusted Assessor training or equivalent in the safe and appropriate use and fitting of basic daily living equipment. You must hold a full driving license.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a driving assessment to operate the Council's fleet vans.

You will also be required to undertake an enhanced Disclosure 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.

Location: The service covers all locations across the borough and operates from a central building in Tipton.

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.


37 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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