Non Clinical - Medical Engineering Degree Level Apprenticeship

  • Department Medical Engineering
  • Salary £7,605 per annum (1st year)
  • Closing Date 14/07/2019
  • Location The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Grade Apprenticeship
  • Job ref 223-MEA-262
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed Term for 3 years
  • Hours Full time 37.5 hours per week

Are you a motivated team player with a willingness to learn and an interest in the technology of a healthcare setting?

Do you have or expect qualifications of 3 GCSEs grade 9 - 4 (A* - C) or equivalent in English, Maths and a Science subject? 2 A Levels in Chemistry or Biology and one other Science subject? Or BTEC Level 3 equivalent?

If so, you could pursue a rewarding career with The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust multidisciplinary Medical Engineering team, providing a comprehensive equipment management service to medical devices with a value of £40 million.  To support future development we are seeking 3 apprentices to work in our Shrewsbury, Telford and Renal teams.

We have an Open Day taking place on 22nd June at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and 29th June at The Princess Royal Hospital, to find out more about the Apprenticeship. It is strongly advised you attend.

This is a chance to meet the team and ask any questions you might have about the course.

Click here to book your place at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

Click here to book your place at The Princess Royal Hospital.

We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to partake in a 3-year Healthcare Science (Clinical Engineering) degree from the University of West England (UWE). During the apprenticeship, you will be sponsored to undertake a BSc (Hons) and benefit from structured in-house training in all aspects of medical device servicing, whilst also receiving the national apprentice wage in year 1.  Years 2 and 3 will be paid at the Government set National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage Rates which are reviewed each April.

All university and training costs are included as part of this programme. 

The successful candidate will be expected to have a logical and practical approach to problem-solving, good communication skills, willingness for continuous learning and development and an interest in electronic/mechanical engineering and IT.

Delivering safe and high-quality health care is a priority for our Trust and our Medical Engineers are responsible for checking our medical equipment to make sure it’s working properly and is safe to use.

Medical engineering is a really exciting and varied role where you’ll use your expertise in electronic or mechanical engineering to undertake these activities to maintain the equipment required for the safe care and treatment of patient.

If you have any questions please contact Marion on 01743 261000 ext 3224 or email

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