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Trainee Technical Assistant

Trainee Technical Assistant

Posted 17 July by NHS Forth Valley Featured Ended
A vacancy has arisen within the ASDU (Area Sterilisation & Disinfection Unit) for a trainee technician. The core activity of a decontamination unit is the decontamination, disassembly, assembly, packaging and sterilisation of re-usable medical devices. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working a 2 shift system 5 /7. ASDU is an extremely busy department and at times can be physically demanding. You will undertake all tasks appropriate and it is essential that you complete 1-2 years training in all aspects of the operation of equipment/machinery and policies/procedures within ASDU and will be committed to gaining the IDS c technical certificate to achieve basic competence on completion of the training you will become a trained assistant and transfer to a band 3.

Hours of Work: - The department currently operates between 8am and 10pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday. The post holder will have a flexible approach to meet the needs of the service.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Michelle Holburn, ASDU Manager on Telor email

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. Please contact the Recruitment Office onif there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Forth Valley Board aims to improve health and healthcare for the people of Forth Valley. In recent years we celebrated the opening of the new Forth Valley Royal Hospital and we are now embarking on a new and exciting chapter of quality improvement as we continue to design and deliver healthcare services fit for the future, with the launch of our new Healthcare Strategy.
For further information on NHS Forth Valley please visit our website where you will find copies of our Healthcare Strategy and Annual Review.

Please note, if we have not contacted you within 6 weeks of the post closing, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Closing Date: Tuesday, 31st July 2018 at 12 noon.

Reference: 35648692

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