At East & North Herts NHS Trust we place value on the role of the SSD Technicians in the patient’s experience. Our department is Certified with a Registered body and is compliant to Directive 93 / 42 / EEC as well as ISO standards.
We are looking for the following staff to join our pro-active team.
This is a one year fixed term post in which you will learn all aspects of decontamination, inspection and packing, and sterilization of re-
usable surgical instruments and flexible endoscopes. This will include operating washer / disinfectors, handling surgical instruments, endoscopes and operating autoclaves.
When you have successfully completed the training you are eligible to apply for a Qualified Technician post.
The department offers a 24 hour service and shift working is applicable to the post. Applications from staff interested in evening and night work are welcome, although Trainees will need to complete certain aspects of their course before commencing shift work.
In the event of a high volume of applications being received the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in the post.
Our aim is "Proud to deliver high-quality, compassionate care to our community" and our Trust values are PIVOTAL in helping us to achieve this aim.
We expect all our staff across the Trust to demonstrate, promote and encourage these values.
Our values are :
We strive for excellence and continuous IMPROVEMENT, taking personal responsibility for making things happen and achieving results -
We VALUE everybody, considering and showing respect for the opinions, circumstances and feelings of colleagues and members of the public -
We are OPEN and honest, ensuring that we communicate with tact, diplomacy and transparency, that information is accurate and that others feel able to ask questions -
We work as a TEAM, working effectively as a team member and developing strong working relationships to achieve common goals
Committed to our Community
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion for all job applicants, staff, patients and the wider community.
We welcome applications from all sections of society and are especially keen to hear form people that are currently under-
represented across our workforce.
Should you require any reasonable adjustment or have specific access or communication needs, please do not hesitate in contact us.
We are proud to be a Disability Committed employer and achieved our status in 2019.
Our EU staff are a valued and appreciated group within our workforce. We are committed to providing them with the support they need to continue living and working in the UK.
As a result, we continue to welcome applications from EU citizens.
We are also proud to support our UK armed forces by supporting Reservists, Cadet Instructors, Veterans and military spouses / partners into employment and offering supportive policies that value their contribution to the community and to our Trust.
When you apply...
Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date in certain circumstances. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.
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We look forward to receiving your application!