A vacancy has arisen for a timed served multi-skilled Technician to work on plant & equipment throughout Stockport NHS Foundation Trust premises.
The post holder will have primary operational responsibility for decontamination equipment, testing and validation. The post holder will also act as Team Leader and offer technical support, advice and guidance to colleagues and contractors as required.
There is also a requirement to work overtime, rostered and ad hoc.
Along with a recognised apprenticeship in a mechanical discipline, and a minimum of City & Guilds qualifications, a City & Guilds qualification to BSEN:285 in “large porous load sterilizers quarterly testing” and experience and knowledge of decontamination equipment, steam raising plant, pressure systems, and safe systems of work would be a distinct advantage.
The successful candidate will be a self-motivated individual with good communication skills, and possess the ability to work on their own initiative.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
If successful this vacancy will require a Standard DBS check at a cost of £26.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary
In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
There are lots of good reasons to choose to come and work at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust. A dynamic integrated Trust with integrity and vision. Exactly the same qualities you’ll see in yourself. Stockport NHS Foundation Trust aims to be the organisation of choice for patients and an employer of choice for staff. In order to continually improve all aspects of our patient experience, we rely upon having a highly skilled, motivated, diverse, productive and patient focused workforce.
Stockport Foundation Trust is one of four ‘specialist’ hospital sites in Greater Manchester. Being a ‘specialist’ hospital will enhance our general surgery, anaesthetics, critical care and emergency medicine for the benefit of people in Stockport, High Peak, Cheshire and across Greater Manchester.
Our values ‘Quality and Safety, Communication, Service’ are at the heart of everything we do and come from our ‘Your Health. Our Priority’ promise. Every day they drive the behaviour and actions for every person in our organisation.
Stockport NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting and championing a culture of diversity, fairness and equality for all applicants and employees. Applications are welcomed from all backgrounds and we strive to reflect the community we serve in our diverse workforce. Our "two tick" kite mark guarantees a candidate with a disability, who fulfills the essential criteria, an interview at the Trust. We can make reasonable adjustments, and offer support and advice in a variety of ways on request.
Applicants are encouraged to read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description and person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to assist you in completing your application.
Please visit jobs.stockport.nhs.uk to complete the required online application form to be considered for this post. You can review the full job description, as well as information on our values-based behaviours which you will need to relate to in your application.
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