Sterile Services Technician

  • Full time
  • Taunton, Somerset
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • £18,870 - £19,918
  • August 16, 2022

Sterile Services Technician

The Sterile Services Department has an exciting opportunity for a Sterile Services Technician to join their team!

This is a 35 hour per week role, with various shifts and hours available (including weekends).


Main duties of the job


  • To undertake decontamination science duties and assist the workforce of Senior Technicians and supervisors, in providing a specialised decontamination of medical devices service contributing to the clinical care of the patient throughout Somerset.
  • To carry out the collection, receipt, disassembly, cleaning, reassembly, packing and sterilization and delivery of reusable medical devices.
  • Work in accordance with the Department’s Standard Operating Procedures and Quality Management Systems.
  • To provide supervision to Decontamination Apprentice Technicians within the team.
  • Plan your own workload with limited supervision.

This role entails shift patterns between 06:00 – 00:00 including weekend and on call service in order to meet customer requirements.


Working for our organisation


As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, fantastic pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone’s throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will to experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan – there is truly something for everyone!


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

This is varied and interesting job role- for full job description please review the document attached.

Person specification

Experience within NHS environment

Essential criteria
  • Experience within NHS environment
Desirable criteria
  • SSD experience

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Job Overview
  • Job Shift Pattern
    6-2, 2-10, 16:30-12:30
  • Hours Per Week
  • Salary
    £18,870 - £19,918
  • Job Category
    General / Other
  • Disability Confident
Job Location