Location
Reading
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

If you hold an Authorised Person qualification in Decontamination and you're looking for you next challenge we could have just the role for you at Practice Plus Group.
 
Our focus at all times is on ensuring that our patients receive high quality treatment quickly, in a professional, clean and comfortable environment, our decontamination process is integral to this ethos.
 

Reporting to the National Decontamination Lead you will support the authorised engineer and engineering managers. 

The role will provide and leadership and support to the site based teams and specialist contractors to ensure decontamination practices are compliant and providing best value service at all times and foster a collaborative approach to delivering an outstanding service to caregivers and patients.

The role is for the provision of an efficient and cost effective system of specialist service in respect to the maintaining, testing, commissioning and validating sterilisers, autoclaves, washer/disinfectors, endoscope washer disinfectors and endoscope drying cabinets in accordance with the requirements of Department of Health best practice Health Technical Memorandum and local policy and procedures.

About You

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Act as Authorised Person for decontamination AP (D) in respect to engineering equipment in line with HTM requirements
  • Responsible for operational management, planned maintenance, validation and periodic function tests of engineering decontamination equipment namely sterilisers, autoclaves and washer / disinfectors, endoscope washer disinfectors and endoscopy drying cabinets in accordance with CFPP and HTM's
  • Responsible for the operational management for the safety of the engineering decontamination systems
  • Responsible for the acceptance criteria for operational and performance testing of all installed complex decontamination equipment
  • Responsible for authorising the use of decontamination equipment after major repair or refurbishment and after quarterly and annual tests
  • To liaise with the appointed Authorised Engineer AE (D) lead, decontamination lead and other interested professionals and Managers
You'll be required to already hold the appropriate qualification for the role, and prior experience within decontamination is a must.

About Us

When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career. We work with you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go. If you want to move up the ladder, we’ll support you. If you just want to stay in your role, that’s fine too. We’ll help you be the best you can be. 

We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. We also recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance – so we always try to be flexible, helping you fit your working life around your home life. 
To apply for the role click on the link below. If you have any questions contact [email protected]  in our friendly resourcing team, or call 01189521902.  Rebecca will also be happy to arrange an informal call or visit with Vera, our Endoscopy Manager should you wish to speak with her ahead of making a formal application.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates but please note Practice Plus Group retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Our employment offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the EU.

We are one of the UK largest independent sector healthcare providers and work in close partnership with the NHS to deliver more than 50 services throughout the UK. We provide high quality specialist care and excellent results for more than 50,000 patients each year.

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