Sterile Services Team Leader

Job Reference : 002518
Location : Cobalt Hospital
Closing Date : 17/10/2018
Salary : Competitive
Employment Type : Permanent - Full Time
Hours Per week : 37.5
We are now inviting applications for the post of Sterile Services Manager (Decontamination).  This is a full-time position (37.5 hours Monday to Sunday) and is based at the Cobalt Hospital, North Tyneside.  Reporting to the Matron, the successful candidate will be able to:
 
Manage and develop sterile services provision across the hospital. 
Provide clean instrumentation for theatre teams, ensuring safe efficient processes are followed which are compliant with appropriate standards
Manage the quality management system (QMS) and operation of the unit in accordance with BS EN ISO 13485 and Directive 93/42EEC Article 12 Annex V (Sterility).  HSC2000/032.  Aspiring to achieving audit results of 100%.
Ensure a timely and efficient service to our stakeholders based in Teesside. 
 
The ideal candidate will have:
 
Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire a small team of individuals. 
Effective communication skills and proven ability to work effectively in a team environment and independently as required
Risk management within the department to ensure robust safety processes. 
Good written and verbal communication skills with sound skills in problem solving. 
Planning and organisational skills
Good computer skills (MS Office package)
Flexibility and adaptability in terms of hours and attendance 
People Management experience
Demonstrate commercial and financial awareness
Previous health sector experience
Have a full, clean driving licence. 
 
In return for your professionalism we offer an attractive benefits package and ongoing training and development.
 
Salary on request and benefits as follows:
 
Enhancements for unsocial hours
Flexible shift patterns
5 weeks annual leave, rising with long service 
Free car parking
Contributory pension scheme
Life assurance
Private medical insurance
Professional support and ongoing training and development
Scholarship fund opportunity
 
All offers of employment will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Standard/Enhanced Disclosure Certificate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.(if relevant to the position)
 
Previous applicants need not apply
 
The Cobalt Hospital is committed to quality, equality and opportunity for all.
 
Interview Date: Monday 22nd October 2018