Decontamination Assistant - Theatre Sterile Supply Unit

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1382774001-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Ramsay Health Care
  • Location: Bingley, Yorkshire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Health and Safety, Procurement & Supply Chain, Project Management, Social care
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

Job Description

Decontamination Team Leader

We are now inviting applications for the post of Decontamination Technician Team Leader. This is a Full time position (37.5 hours per week) and is based at the Yorkshire Clinic in Bingley.

We are looking for a dynamic people person with excellent organisational skills. You will know your way around the decontamination of re-usable medical devices and you will have had experience of ISO standard quality systems. You will have strong motivational skills and be comfortable working alongside your team in achieving the daily requirements of the unit.

What you'll have

  • Decontamination (Sterile Services and Endoscopy) process and procedure experience.

  • Good identification of surgical instrument knowledge.

  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required

  • Good computer skills (MS Office package)

  • Flexibility and adaptability

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent organisational ability

  • Demonstrated customer service skills

Duties Include

  • To supervise a team in the Decontamination Department to ensure the team objectives are achieved.

  • Liaising with Apprentice/Trainee Decontamination Technicians, Decontamination Technicians and Decontamination Manager

  • To participate in the provision of a specialised decontamination of medical devices service contributing to the clinical care of the patient.

  • To perform a full range of decontamination duties.

  • Manages Decontamination records in own area of work.

  • Provide a high quality and timely service to all customers.

  • To ensure Departmental Standard Operating Procedures are adhered to by all decontamination staff in accordance with Quality Management Systems.

  • Plan your own workload and work with minimal supervision.

In return we offer:

  • 25 Days Leave + Bank Holidays

  • Buy & Sell Flexi Leave Options

  • Private Pension where Ramsay will match up to 5% after a qualifying period

  • Flexible shift patterns available where possible

  • Enhanced Competitive Parental Leave Policies (launched 2023)

  • Private Healthcare for you and dependents includes online GP

  • Life Assurance (Death in Service)

  • Free Training and Development via the Academy

  • Free Parking on site for workers (where possible)

  • Subsidised staff restaurant (where possible)

  • Over 8,000 discounts and special offers via benefits portal

  • Book discounted cinema tickets on the dedicated cinema portal

  • The Blue Light Card Scheme

About us

We're Ramsay Health Care UK. With 35 hospitals, 7,600 staff and 200,000 patients treated every year, we're one of the leading independent healthcare providers in England. We deliver a wide and comprehensive range of specialised clinical services from routine to complex surgery, day case procedures, cancer care, diagnostic services and physiotherapy. In addition, we also have our three standalone decontamination units which are essential to supporting our clinical outcomes. 94% of our facilities are rated Good' by the CQC, and we are extremely proud of the high quality of our staff as well as excellent relationships with doctors and our strong, longstanding partnership with the NHS.

We're part of a global hospital group with over 50 years' experience that operates in 11 countries across the world. As people caring for people, our ethos helps make a huge difference in the lives of millions. We know that our people are our most important asset to our organisation, and are the key to our success and continuing growth.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to close our adverts prior to the announced closing date to ensure a quality recruitment process.

We care.

It's more than what we do, it's who we are. Everything we do is about striving to deliver the best care. And it's a belief that's as true today as it was when we welcomed our first patients in 1964.

The Ramsay Way culture recognises that our people are our most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success.

We are proud to support the UK's Armed Forces and Reservists and have already achieved the Silver Award as part of the MOD's Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme. The scheme recognises employers who actively support Defence while encouraging other organisations to adopt the same behaviours in their workplace. As a company we are committed to supporting the wider Armed Forces community and this includes our staff as well as our patients.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to background and DBS checks.