Workshop Technician Apprentice BAYWATER HEALTHCARE UK LIMITED

To support home oxygen and long-term condition services to patients in the community on behalf of the NHS. To support the regional team of technicians in providing a high-quality service to users by ensuring stringent quality cleaning, verification, and repair of healthcare equipment.

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Closing date: 03 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Mon-Fri 08:00 – 16:30. Lunch is 1/2 hour unpaid daily.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Maintaining stores area and ordering depot consumables weekly
  • Maintaining a good stock rotation of stores consumables
  • Working alongside the Regional Team Manager to ensure that depot compliance is always up to date
  • Responsible for testing and quality checking new equipment
  • Recording serial numbers of equipment received from Healthcare
  • Technicians & placing the equipment into the correct ‘holding’ area.
  • PAT testing & Soak testing the equipment
  • Verifying, cleaning & where required, repairing the equipment
  • Verifying and servicing Liquid Oxygen equipment
  • Recording accurately all work carried out
  • Recording serial numbers ready for dispatch to Healthcare Technicians
  • Occasional need to off-load delivery vehicles on site - goods receipt any other stock as required
  • Work as part of a team to produce high quality results at all times
  • Work with various devices and the ability to swap between different items during the working day
  • Follow manufacturer guidelines to ensure full compliance of medical devices
  • Scope – Planned servicing and repair of all equipment associated with the company’s delivery of Home Oxygen Service 
  • Responsibility – To ensure servicing and repair requirements are met in line with both manufacturer and company policy guidelines
  • Transparency – communicate effectively with line managers and colleagues
  • Culture – A “can do” culture is expected within the constraints of safety and company policies

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Full training to be provided towards the achievement of the Level 2 Engineering Operative Standard which includes:

  • Diploma in engineering operations (skills)
  • Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge)
  • Apprentices without Level 1 (or equivalent) in English and maths must ensure that apprentices achieve Level 1 and take the test for Level 2 prior to taking the end-point assessment
  • All training to be completed onsite at Baywater Healthcare UK Ltd - Erdington

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Possible progression to full time Workshop Technician or field Medical Equipment Engineer

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

This position will require working in a small workshop with other team members and can be cold first thing in the morning in the winter. The candidate will either already be able to drive or looking towards qualifying as a driver. There may be a need to complete some deliveries as part of this role in the future.

About the employer

Baywater Healthcare is an independent specialist provider of healthcare services to patients with long term conditions, delivering a high-quality, cost-effective solutions with care closer to home. Working exclusively in the health sector, our reliability means we successfully provide care to more than 30,000 patients throughout the UK with our ultimate aim being to support the changing NHS while helping patients to maintain their mobility, independence and overall quality of life. Our range of healthcare services includes: home oxygen therapy, sleep diagnostics, CPAP treatment and adherence management, telehealth through remote monitoring, ventilation therapy, nebuliser therapy and emergency oxygen.







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Training provider



Courtney Bishop

01604 230371

Apprenticeship standard

Engineering operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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