NHS Jobs Southend-on-Sea, SS2 4XH
Summary Spire Wellesley has an exciting opportunity for a Sterile Services Technician, to join our experienced and dynamic team. Working with a wide variety of specialisms you will be able to develop your skills in a modern and supportive environment. Spire Wellesley offers comprehensive private hospital services in a comfortable and relaxed environment to patients from across Essex. We believe it's our people that really set us apart, from the very best medical professionals, to our attentive and highly experienced support staff. The Wellesley has 3 Theatres (2 laminar flow) and an endoscopy unit, a 33 bedded Surgical Ward covering a wide variety of specialties including Orthopaedics, Bariatrics, General Surgery, Vascular, Plastics, Gynae, Ophthalmology, Spinal, Urology and ENT. We have a Theatre refurbishment planned for Spring 2019 to further upgrade our theatre environment and bringing cutting edge technology to our hospital. Benefits We commit to our employees well-being through training, support and reward. We offer employees a market competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to: Excellent work life balance, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, Life assurance, Private medical insurance, Wellness screening, Eyesight tests, Cycle to work, Discount portal (including cash back and reloadable cards). Spire Wellesley Hospital also offer free parking and a subsidised staff canteen. About the role To provide the multidisciplinary perioperative team with an exemplary sterile supplies service within the operating theatre suite by assisting in the reprocessing and distribution of medical and surgical reusable devices for use in patient care. This role involves manual handling, exposure to blood and bodily fluids, and working with chemicals and machinery. There is no involvement with patients. Duties and Responsibilities: Accurately checking back into the department instruments that have been used in patient operations, decontamination, inspection, assembly, packing, sterilisation and distribution. This will involve learning about the safety and operational aspects of machinery used in the departments. To complete all paperwork correctly, legibly and on time. Particular attention is paid to accounting for each instrument / item on the Tray List / Pack Specification. To inform a Supervisor when any raw material stocks are becoming low. To assist in the training of decontamination colleagues to perform tasks as directed by the supervisors/managers To ensure that Clinical Governance and risk management are embedded within daily practice. Provide and receive patient information, ensuring that all patient information is provided, received and recorded in accordance with the Data Protection Act and Spire Policies. Who we are looking for: Ideally you will be a Sterile Services Assistant at present with a minimum of 12 months experience and be used to working in teams with minimum supervision. Competent across a range of skills. An NVQ level 3 in care or TVQ level 1 & 2inDecontamination is desirable Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group with 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and two Specialist Cancer Care Centres across England, Wales and Scotland. We deliver to the highest standard of care, and we've been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for nearly 40 years. A career at Spire Healthcare offers variety, development and outstanding teamwork. For further information please contact Carly on 07850725333 alternatively you can email [email protected] Join us, share our values and invest in your future. With opportunities to learn and develop your own skills, you can help us build on our reputation forexcellent service.