SSD Technician

Job details
Posting date: 08 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £17,598 pa (pro rata part time)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 21 April 2021
Location: Gateshead, NE9 6SX
Company: NHS Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 297-QEF231-21

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QE Facilities Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary company of Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust. QEF is a separate legal body which provides a range of non-clinical, high quality Estates and Facilities services. QEF has been established on the solid foundations of the NHS and is in the unique position to be able to provide a flexible, pro-active range of services as an independent commercial organisation, delivering significant savings and efficiencies to NHS organisations.

Salary £17,598 pa increasing to £19,336 once fully competent

1 X 30 HOURS – Permanent


QE Facilities’ Decontamination Services based at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Gateshead is seeking confident, self-motivated individuals to work/ train as Decontamination Technicians; successful applicants must poses excellent interpersonal and communication skills to join our busy team in providing a full range of decontamination services on a wide range of medical devices.

The role will incorporate rotational working across Sterile Services, Endoscopy Decontamination, Sterile Services Department logistics & Stores and the Medical Equipment Library.

You must be able to demonstrate a flexible and adaptable approach to working to cover holidays and sickness at short notice. The position is shift based including day, evening, night, weekend, and bank holiday rotas.

The role is physically demanding and involves input into all stages of the decontamination cycle, ensuring comprehensive records of all tasks are maintained for tracking & traceability purposes; this will necessitate the operation of specific computer and database applications; therefore IT literacy is required including knowledge of IT applications such as Word, Excel & Outlook.

Within this role you will come into contact with contaminated devices i.e. blood body tissue etc.

For additional Information, visits welcomed by:-

SSD and Theatre Integration Manager Tel: 0191 445 8482

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