Decontamination Engineering Technician

Brighton and Sussex Un
Royal Sussex County Hopsital, Brighton
Competitive salary
12 Jan 2021
21 Jan 2021
Role Type
Start Date
About our Trust

Our Trust is rated as 'Outstanding for Caring' by the CQC - fundamental to this is the way that we value and respect our staff. At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that everyone without exception should feel free to be their authentic self in the workplace.

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

Our Trust is already a Disability Confident employer and we are holding ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES). Our work on promoting equity and inclusion for our Black, and Minority Ethnic (BME) colleagues continues to be driven by engagement with the WRES (Workforce Race Equality Standard) and the WRES Experts Programme.

In 2019, we committed ourselves to becoming a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ+ Employer. We also support the national 'Veteran Aware' scheme and are an ERS Gold accredited Hospital who welcomes applications from all members of the Armed Forces communities.

For our patients, we do everything we can to deliver fair access to all our services. This includes providing interpretative and other services to meet the needs of disabled communities. We're careful to show sensitivity towards ethnic, cultural and religious differences. Our staff uphold these values and so help our care to get better all the time.

We are an ambitious organisation seeking outstanding individuals, committed to delivering the best quality care for our patients and staff.

With a new executive leadership team in place and clear focus on quality, there has never been a more exciting time to join Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. In its most recent report, the Care Quality Commission rated BSUH as Good overall and Outstanding for Care.

The SSD Engineering Team is responsible for the day to day maintenance, repairs and operational testing for a wide range of Decontamination Engineering equipment and plant located across all the Trust sites. The department provides a highly skilled and professional service to the Sterile Supplies Department ultimately, patients and staff of the Trust.

We are looking to appoint a professional and enthusiastic Decontamination Engineering Technician to join our existing team of Engineering Technicians.

The successful candidate will have served a recognised mechanical or electrical apprenticeship and also have excellent technical knowledge of all aspects of decontamination engineering, including all relevant standards and guidance. E.g. BS EN 285, BS EN ISO 15883, HTM 01-01, HTM 01-06

The post holder will have good experience of mechanical and electrical services including steam and a good understanding of the operation of the equipment and experience to advise on rectifying faults. The post holder will be expected to travel between sites as part of the role and be included in a Trust Wide on call rota.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Carl Short

Job titleTeam Leader (Authorised persons)

Email address

Telephone number 01273 696955 ext 64134/68854

Additional contact information

Mr Brian Jolley, EBME Services Manager. 01273 523438.

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General information for applicants

On 1st April 2021, Brighton & Sussex University Hospital Trust will be merging with Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to form a new NHS Foundation Trust that will bring together the very best of both organisations to innovate and improve the health of our communities and deliver outstanding, compassionate care locally whilst increasing the opportunities for specialised services to flourish in Sussex. This role will be subject to a TUPE transfer to Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on 1st April as part of this merger.

Salaries for substantive posts will be offered to successful candidates in alignment with the NHS Agenda for Change terms and conditions. All our substantive colleagues will also receive an annual appraisal. For substantive colleagues appointed after 1 April 2019, this guides their progression through the salary steps. Please note this does not apply to Bank only applicants.

As part of our commitment to a safe working environment, we undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check on all new employees where the role is eligible for a criminal record check . We make offers in line with the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975.

Applications for Tier 2 sponsorship are welcome for those that meet the Visa and Immigrations eligibility criteria. Please note our Bank only roles are not eligible for Tier 2 sponsorship. These will be considered alongside all other applications. Under the Residence Labour Market Test, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available. For further information please visit the website searching for Tier 2.

Please apply as early as you're able for this role. In the event of exceptional interest we may close adverts earlier than specified.

Further Information

For help with the application process, please contact the HR Employment Services Team on 01444 448692 /448616 or by email:

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