Decontamination Engineer x2

2021-01-07 13:55:092021-02-03 300North Recruit
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Portsmouth
Area Hampshire, England Hampshire England Portsmouth
Sector Facilities Management - Technical & Engineers
Salary £30k - 32.5k per year + pension, training, holidays
Start Date
Advertiser Jenny Cantrell
Job Ref 1816
Job Views 231
  • Decontamination Engineer
  • £30,000 - £32,500 (including shift allowance)
  • Portsmouth
  • Training Provided
  • Permanent role

We are currently recruiting for a Decontamination Engineer to work at a well established hospital in the Portsmouth area. The role is working a mix of days and lates with a week on days 7.30am - 4.15pm, a week on later 12.15 - 10pm and a week off (there is one weekend worked within the pattern on the late shifts, all the other weeks are Mon- Friday). The purpose of the role is t o undertake planned, preventative maintenance, testing, repairs and new installation work covering a wide range of equipment, services, systems and buildings associated with the running of a large hospital.

While an experienced Decontamination engineer would be preferred, applicants with a technical background are also welcome to apply and training will be provided on the specific equipment (previous electrical experience preferable to quickly pick up the training)

There is a call out 1 week in 4 which you will be paid and extra standby allowance for.

Main Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Support the Estates Management in the provision of a 24hr maintenance Service within the hospital
  • After suitable training and guidance diagnose faults, repair and maintain complex equipment in accordance with Health Technical Memorandum (HTM's) and other specialised hospital equipment.
  • To carry out weekly Process Control Testing and Maintenance of all decontamination Plant including Breakdowns, fault finding, servicing and repairing along with audit trail paper work.
  • To observe statutory and other relevant requirements at all times in particular those relating to the Health & Safety at Work Act, COSHH regulations and Electrical IEE regulations.

To work on the following types of machine including the services that support them.

- Sterilizers

- Washer disinfectors

- AER's (automated endoscope reprocesses)

- Reverse osmosis plants

- Ultrasonic cleaners

- Little sister machines

- Scope sterile hanging cabinets

- Pathology LTE machines

- Steam, air, water, drainage, electrics, etc

The Applicant

The ideal applicant will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Experience in a commercial maintenance environment
  • Ideally decontamination experience OR electrical experience with a desire to retrain into the post
  • Hospital experience is desirable (not essential)
  • Able to work the shift pattern
  • Local to the Portsmouth area or willing to commute there daily
  • Good communication and people skills
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