Job Description

Decontamination Technician 

We are now inviting applications for the post of Decontamination Technician. This is a full-time position and is based at Ramsay Sterile Services East, Braintree.

The Hub is operational 24/7 and we are open to discussing flexible working patterns.

We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated individuals who have already worked within the field of Decontamination of re-usable medical devices for at least 2 years, or who have completed a recognised decontamination course (NVQ/TVQ/Technical Certificate).

For those looking for progression we offer training and development including the opportunity to undertake the IDSc Technical Certificate.  We are looking for people to develop their careers with us, so if you feel you need to move forward with a fresh start, come and meet the team for an informal visit.

The successful applicant must have:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Decontamination Technician within a health care setting
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
  • Good computer skills (MS Office package)
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Willingness to work the occasional night shift once competence is achieved

Key responsibilities include:

  • Performing the full decontamination cycle on re-usable medical devices (surgical instruments) to the highest of standards, in line within all Ramsay policies and procedures
  • Participate fully in quality control processes ensuring procedures and documentation is completed accurately at all times

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:

Ramsay Health Care UK is a well-established global hospital group with over 50 years’ experience. It is well respected within the healthcare industry and is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England.

We love people with a positive, “can do” attitude who want to make a difference in their work. "Our employees are Ramsay." The skills and commitment of our employees forms the basis for our success.

“The Ramsay Way” culture recognises that people – staff and doctors – are Ramsay Health Care’s most important asset and this has been key to our ongoing success.

All offers of employment in respect of this appointment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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.

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