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Renal Technologist

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Role Summary

  • To provide technical services in the form of maintenance, calibration and repair of medical devices throughout the Trust.
  • To provide technical support for a wide range of medical devices across the Trust and community sites, including standard ward-based devices and specialised equipment used in Surgery/Medicine/Specialist Services and Renal services.
  • To participate in providing on call cover to medical devices and associated equipment as part of a rota when required.

About the Role

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we'll help you get there.

Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you're starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You'll benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You'll have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we'd love to hear from you.

About Us

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role

The Medical Equipment Management (MEM) department is seeking a committed and enthusiastic individual to join our Renal Section team who provide a comprehensive technical and maintenance support service function across the Trust’s dialysis units, including an on-call service. The post is based at the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (Wonford), working across the acute site and Community locations.

The Department actively supports personal development via external technical training courses and in-house Trust training avenues, including Continuous Professional Development opportunities.

The successful candidate will possess good technical skills and be an excellent communicator, working closely with other teams within MEM to achieve the high standards that we expect. They will possess good organisational skills and be able to manage multiple workstreams and changing priorities, providing feedback and updates in partnership working with senior team staff. They will be working directly with clinical staff, maintaining a professional relationship, whilst undertaking their daily tasks.

We would highly recommend, and welcome contact from, interested parties who may have questions about the role and would encourage a visit to the department to see our facilities and potentially meet the team. If you are interested and believe you have transferable skills you’d like to discuss, please do make contact via the e-mail as advertised.

Working Pattern: Monday - Friday 07:00-15:00 / 08:00-16:00 + on call

Interview date: TBC

For further information please contact Keith Channing Chief Renal Technologist on 01392 402526 or

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.


Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

It’s never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you'll help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.

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