Mobile Service Engineer

Equals One
22100.00 GBP Annual
22 Oct 2021
03 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Mobile Service Engineer


Based at: Wallasey Service Centre CH44 7HX - driving licence essential

42.5 hrs pw

Job purpose:

To enable the Company to achieve the agreed contractual standard of service required by completing initial training in the workshop reconditioning community mobility equipment to gain essential product knowledge. On completion of initial training this will enable you to work out in the field delivering, collecting, repairing and servicing community mobility equipment. The expectation is that once fully trained the majority of jobs will be completed on a first time fix basis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivering and collecting community equipment /wheelchairs to and from service user's homes and NHS departments, ensuring at all times that the Company Infection Control Policy is followed.
  • Servicing and repairing wheelchairs and community mobility equipment in the field with the aim of achieving a first time fix whenever possible.
  • Ensure all paper work relating to each job is read carefully and completed with all the necessary information regarding parts used and action taken written onto the job card to enable the administration team to accurately update the data base.
  • Ensure all tasks related to the hand held scanner are completed with care and accuracy on a daily basis.
  • Ensure any PPE supplied for use in carrying out your duties is used as instructed.
  • Observe all regulations covering the driving and use of the Company vehicle on the public highway and be aware of employee responsibility under the Health & Safety at Work Act.
  • Keep the vehicle you use in a tidy state and ensure stocks of all necessary parts are replenished each day.
  • ensure the vehicle safety check and the van check sheet are done each week
  • Maintain a professional customer service attitude and always use discretion when dealing with all service users and other agencies, always wear your uniform and identification badge, and ensure the uniform is kept clean and laundered at all times.
  • Prioritise and organise your work load, referring to Line Manager as and when appropriate
  • Be responsible for the maintenance and safe keeping of all tools and equipment provided by the Company as outlined in the Company handbook.
  • Agree to undertake all training offered that is necessary to maintain the skills required for this role.

Skills and qualifications

  • Full UK driving licence
  • Full training given, no experience necessary

Physical demands of the job

  • Moving and handling of equipment and accessories following handling guidelines
  • Standing at a bench to work
  • Kneeling/crouching
  • working in confined workspace if the job necessitates(installing equipment in small toilet areas or bathrooms)
  • Use of ramps and any other agreed moving equipment.

Most challenging/difficult part of the role

  • Flexible working/responsive to changing priorities as set by Line Manager or Customer Service team
  • Committing to being available for short notice overtime necessitated by emergency response requirements
  • Responsibility of out of hour's duties.

Ross Care is committed to promoting and embedding equality, diversity and inclusiveness and expects that the post holder will actively promote and engage this commitment in all that they do. The post holder should ensure that in all their behaviours, attitudes and working they recognise and take account of the health needs and rights of all sections of the community including ethnicity, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation and religion/belief. The post holder will be expected to engage the service users, other agencies and the public where relevant and adhere to the Company's policies and procedures governing zero tolerance to discrimination, harassment, bullying, stereotyping and prejudicial treatment

Ross Care will be an equal opportunities employer. Its aim will be to ensure that neither applicants nor employees receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, disability, religion, creed, colour, race, nationality, ethnic origins or social background, or are disadvantaged by conditions or requirements that cannot be shown to be justifiable.

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