Head of Medical Device Management Services

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Band 8b £56,164 to £65,262 pa
Closing date
5 Dec 2022

Job Details

We have a vacancy for a Clinical Engineer to lead and manage our large Medical Device Management Services (MDMS) team in providing safe and effective medical device management services from within the Clinical Engineering department at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

You’ll be responsible for the high performance of the Medical Device Management Services and staff, for continuing the embedded culture of working within a certificated quality system, engendering a philosophy of service improvement, and ensuring the strategic direction of the service is consistent with that of clinical engineering and the Trust.

You’ll house and support apprentices and trainees across all medical device related programmes and will be involved in the delivery of medical device training at local and national level. 

Main duties of the job

  • To lead a large team of clinical engineers and associated staff to provide safe and effective Medical Device Management Services (MDMS) within Clinical Engineering.
  • To be responsible for managing the MDMS at STH, acting with a high degree of autonomy in all operational matters.
  • To support the Head of Clinical Engineering in directing and developing a high-quality Clinical Engineering service, primarily regarding the MDMS activities undertaken for the Trust and its external customers.
  • To ensure that the strategic direction of the service is consistent with that of Clinical Engineering and the Trust.
  • To engender a philosophy of service improvement within the service To be responsible for ensuring that all relevant key performance indicators and activity levels are delivered.
  • To be responsible for the performance management of the MDMS.
  • To translate advanced knowledge, both theoretical and practical, into engineering practice across the MDMS activities of Clinical Engineering.
  • To support the Head of Clinical Engineering in developing the MDMS within the objectives of the Directorate and the Trust, with responsibility for leading defined projects. 

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

For more information, please Dr Charlotte Kemp, Head of Clinical Engineering via email charlotte.kemp@nhs.net or call 07488 003237.



Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has a vacancy for an enthusiastic person to work in a group providing maintenance and repair to over 50,000 medical devices to stringent quality standards.

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