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Decontamination Technician

Grafton Recruitment
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Job Title: Decontamination Technician

Location: Sheffield

Hourly Pay Rate: £8.92 to £10.28

Hours: 20 per week

Contract Length: Temporary (open ended)

Grafton Recruitment are now seeking to appoint a Decontamination Technician to assist in the testing and sterilisationof medical equipment for our client. The successful candidate will ideally have a background in a clinical background with experience with sterilisationequipment however, we are looking to speak with candidates from alternative backgrounds.


· Carry out all daily tests and housekeeping duties on the decontamination equipment. Keep all work areas tidy and free from hazards.

· Perform leakage tests on all scopes.

· Decontaminate flexible scopes using the automated washer disinfectors.

· Complete necessary paperwork as part of the quality tracking system for each scope.

· Inform Clinical Engineering of any repairs and complete necessary paperwork

· Report and trouble shoot any problems with machinery to the Supervisor.

· Programme washer disinfectors to self-disinfect as per department policy.

· Change detergents as required and record batch numbers in the control logs.

· Alert the supervisor or the decontamination manager of any consumable low stock levels.

· Put all stock away safely and securely.

· Maintain an awareness of value of endoscopes and kit.


· Educated to GCSE (or equivalent) grade C or above in English and Maths

Knowledge & Experience

Decontamination background in endoscopy or sterile services would be desirable but not essential, as full training will be provided.
  • Relevant experience working in a clinical setting or controlled environment.
  • Willingness to undertake full training within the department
  • Understanding of decontamination practices and its importance to patient care and quality control
  • Team Player
  • Understanding of national standards and requirements of decontamination

Hiring Contact: Shannon Adams

Agency: Grafton Recruitment

If you would like any further information about any vacancies before applying, please feel free to contact
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