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Team Leader

  • Closing date28/07/2024
  • HoursFull time
  • Role TypePermanent
Location(s)
Circle Decontamination - Unit E

Overview

Team Leader

Circle Decontamination - Stockport

37.5 Hours & Permanent

Salary: Up to £27,080.50 per annum.

Circle Health Group Decontamination is responsible for the provision of sterile equipment and instrumentation for use in surgical and interventional procedures in hospitals across the Southeast of England. The unit operates 24 hours a day/7 days a week with rotating shifts covering days and nights as required.

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s top 5 best big companies to work for as well as top 5 to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Team Leader to join their team of staff in our Stockport Decontamination site.

This is a full-time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

Personal Attributes:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good level of general education
  • Flexible and approachable
  • To be able to lead by example
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Experience:

  • Proven experience of working in a sterile services unit and Endoscopy decontamination unit.
  • Knowledge of track and trace systems – electronic and manual
  • A working knowledge of machine testing, validation and operation
  • Experience of decontamination quality systems (ISO 13485)
  • Previous team leader/ supervisory experience.

Knowledge/ Skills/ Qualifications:

  • Previous sterile services experience
  • Evidence of training in decontamination
  • Institute of Decontamination Certificate (IDSc) or NVQ Level 3 Decontamination
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines.
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • NHS Intuition
  • Supervisory qualification
  • flexible endoscope decontamination experience

Duties of this role include:

  • To ensure all equipment is maintained to the required standard of safety
  • To routinely monitor all production records and quality control checks, documenting results where required
  • To be the prime contact for customers and deal with telephone enquiries and act in a solution focused manner
  • To resolve issues with equipment or instruments as they arise and report any matters to the Senior staff as they arise and within an email and within the shift email handover.
  • To maintain the accepted Health & Safety requirements for the protection of all members of the workforce, unit visitors, agency employees and all other stakeholders including the patient end user
  • To ensure adequate and pro-active stock levels are maintained at all times informing senior staff of any discrepancies as they arise
  • To ensure that the department is kept clean, tidy and hazard free at all times.
  • To ensure the safe operation of Ultrasonic machines, autoclaves, endoscopy washer disinfectors, trolley washers and washer disinfectors including documentation of results
  • To work as an active member of the team ensuring agreed standards are maintained and policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • To observe relevant costing procedures, promote cost awareness and ensure cost containment
  • To ensure daily maintenance and checking of equipment is carried out and recorded
  • To ensure that staff duty rotas reflect the needs of the department and maximise staff deployment in liaison with senior staff highlighting any discrepancies and ensure corrective action is taken as required after discussion with senior staff.
  • To liaise with the Production Manager on staff appraisal and training needs

Please refer to the additional job description for a more extensive overview of what this role entails.

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Non-contributory life insurance
  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits
  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your wellbeing
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities

…and much more!

Circle Health Group is committed to creating a diverse workforce offering inclusive opportunities for all our colleagues. Our definition of diversity goes beyond the established characteristics protected by the Equality Act, as we strive to attract candidates with diverse experiences, backgrounds, identities or expressions, skills, work styles…and more.

Circle Health Group are proud to be a Gold member of the Armed Forces Covenant, and we welcome applications from members of the Armed Forces Community. We are also part of The Valuable 500 and we pride ourselves in being a Disability Confident Employer.

We’re passionate about creating an environment where our people can thrive, grow and develop professionally and personally. Our principles and values guide our colleagues to be selfless, compassionate, committed, collaborative, brave, agile, tenacious and creative and are at the core of our purpose and culture.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy

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  • Closing date28/07/2024
  • HoursFull time
  • Role TypePermanent
Location(s)
Circle Decontamination - Unit E

Overview

Team Leader

Circle Decontamination - Stockport

37.5 Hours & Permanent

Salary: Up to £27,080.50 per annum.

Circle Health Group Decontamination is responsible for the provision of sterile equipment and instrumentation for use in surgical and interventional procedures in hospitals across the Southeast of England. The unit operates 24 hours a day/7 days a week with rotating shifts covering days and nights as required.

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s top 5 best big companies to work for as well as top 5 to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Team Leader to join their team of staff in our Stockport Decontamination site.

This is a full-time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

Personal Attributes:

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good level of general education
  • Flexible and approachable
  • To be able to lead by example
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Experience:

  • Proven experience of working in a sterile services unit and Endoscopy decontamination unit.
  • Knowledge of track and trace systems – electronic and manual
  • A working knowledge of machine testing, validation and operation
  • Experience of decontamination quality systems (ISO 13485)
  • Previous team leader/ supervisory experience.

Knowledge/ Skills/ Qualifications:

  • Previous sterile services experience
  • Evidence of training in decontamination
  • Institute of Decontamination Certificate (IDSc) or NVQ Level 3 Decontamination
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines.
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • NHS Intuition
  • Supervisory qualification
  • flexible endoscope decontamination experience

Duties of this role include:

  • To ensure all equipment is maintained to the required standard of safety
  • To routinely monitor all production records and quality control checks, documenting results where required
  • To be the prime contact for customers and deal with telephone enquiries and act in a solution focused manner
  • To resolve issues with equipment or instruments as they arise and report any matters to the Senior staff as they arise and within an email and within the shift email handover.
  • To maintain the accepted Health & Safety requirements for the protection of all members of the workforce, unit visitors, agency employees and all other stakeholders including the patient end user
  • To ensure adequate and pro-active stock levels are maintained at all times informing senior staff of any discrepancies as they arise
  • To ensure that the department is kept clean, tidy and hazard free at all times.
  • To ensure the safe operation of Ultrasonic machines, autoclaves, endoscopy washer disinfectors, trolley washers and washer disinfectors including documentation of results
  • To work as an active member of the team ensuring agreed standards are maintained and policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • To observe relevant costing procedures, promote cost awareness and ensure cost containment
  • To ensure daily maintenance and checking of equipment is carried out and recorded
  • To ensure that staff duty rotas reflect the needs of the department and maximise staff deployment in liaison with senior staff highlighting any discrepancies and ensure corrective action is taken as required after discussion with senior staff.
  • To liaise with the Production Manager on staff appraisal and training needs

Please refer to the additional job description for a more extensive overview of what this role entails.

Salary & Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Non-contributory life insurance
  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits
  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your wellbeing
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities

…and much more!

Circle Health Group is committed to creating a diverse workforce offering inclusive opportunities for all our colleagues. Our definition of diversity goes beyond the established characteristics protected by the Equality Act, as we strive to attract candidates with diverse experiences, backgrounds, identities or expressions, skills, work styles…and more.

Circle Health Group are proud to be a Gold member of the Armed Forces Covenant, and we welcome applications from members of the Armed Forces Community. We are also part of The Valuable 500 and we pride ourselves in being a Disability Confident Employer.

We’re passionate about creating an environment where our people can thrive, grow and develop professionally and personally. Our principles and values guide our colleagues to be selfless, compassionate, committed, collaborative, brave, agile, tenacious and creative and are at the core of our purpose and culture.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy

Interested?

Apply for this job

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