Trainee Ventilation Technician (Stone, Staffordshire)


Salary range from £17.5k to £25k dependent on qualifications and experience


Stone, Staffordshire


The IOM is an internationally recognised centre for research, consultancy and training in the fields of occupational and environmental health and hygiene.

As a result of growth within our Healthcare Ventilation team in the Midlands we are seeking to appoint a Trainee Ventilation Technician to join our existing team based in Stone, Staffordshire.  Working alongside our experienced Consultants you will become trained and competent in providing high quality consultancy and service to our clients and help develop clients of your own.

Our team provides a wide range of services to clients including the testing of critical ventilation systems in Healthcare premises.  This involves testing in locations such as operating theatres, sterile services departments, Endoscopy suite and pharmacies. Testing includes using various types of measuring equipment to determine airflows and pressure measurements, microbiological air sampling and will involve assessing air handling units.

Based in Stone, Staffordshire, you will undertake comprehensive in-house training combined with hands on practical site experience, working under the supervision of our experienced Ventilation Consultants. You will also work towards attaining relevant ventilation qualifications which will be funded for you. No previous experience is required however previous technical experience would be advantageous.

Candidates should be enthusiastic and able to work with clients and colleagues at all levels, enjoy working as part of a team and possess excellent numerical and written communication skills.

This role will involve weekend working and travel throughout the UK, therefore you must be willing to be flexible and travel when required.  Overtime is often frequent but not guaranteed.  A full driving licence is essential.

A competitive salary and benefits package together with a company car on completion of training is available to the successful candidate.

This is a great role for someone aiming to progress and develop in an exciting and supportive team.

Institute of Occupational Medicine

The Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM) is a major independent centre of scientific excellence in the fields of occupational and environmental health, hygiene and safety.

Our core purpose is to improve people’s health and safety at work, at home and in the environment through excellent independent science to create a healthy and sustainable world.

IOM is a not for profit organisation.

Our aims are:

  • Create and advance knowledge through scientific research and analysis
  • Apply this knowledge to support policy and practice development (science into practice) for our clients
  • Use our knowledge to develop and deliver consultancy and services into the marketplace
  • Develop and retain our capability (people, knowledge, profile, technology) ensuring future growth and sustainability
  • Raise levels of awareness and understanding of current and emerging health, safety and welling issues with government, industry and the general public

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IOM is an equal opportunity and living wage employer.

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