Job Title:  Zero-Hours Sterile Services Technician I

Req ID:  44390
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Lincoln County Hospital, LIN, GB, LN2 5QY


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.


About You
Do you want to spend your working time making a difference in the world around you? Are you passionate about helping our incredible national health service make a difference? Do you care about keeping vulnerable patients safe? If so, then a career with STERIS Instrument Processing (IP) could be a great fit for you. 
About Us

At STERIS Instrument Processing (IP) we are the believed experts in surgical instrument sterilisation. We offer on and offsite re-processing, alongside reliable instrument maintenance solutions. Our diverse and talented teams use cutting-edge technology to ensure that the highest quality of infection prevention is delivered to our customers. We are recruiting for staff on a flexible working basis, with 0 hours contracts. You tell us your availability, and we work around you!

Training and Working Pattern

12 weeks of full-time training on Monday-Friday at 9:00-17:00. Then, move to zero-hours contract (no guaranteed/fixed number of hours/shifts in a week).

What is involved?

  • Ensuring the effective preparation of sterile consumables (dressings, linen, instruments and equipment) by the process of decontamination, inspection assembly and packing within predefined quality standards.
  • Rigorously checking, washing, laying up and packing sets of theatre instruments to meet contract specifications within predefined quality standards.
  • Safely operating and monitoring machines and equipment (washer/disinfectors, ultrasonic and sterilisers) effectively.
  • Ensuring that repairs and missing instruments or equipment are recorded and logged on the Tracking and Traceability computer system (SynergyTrak).
  • Ensuring that repaired instruments or equipment are returned to stock or the appropriate coded sets or the Trust’s appointed person.

What's in it for you?

  • Flexible working
  • Full training
  • Full worker's rights

Whether you have no experience whatsoever or have previously worked in the healthcare industry, we want to hear from you! We are a committed equal opportunity employer, and encourage applications from all backgrounds. We cannot wait to meet you!

Required Experience

  • Educated to a good general standard with demonstrable verbal and numerical abilities.
  • Basic end user IT skills to operate track and traceability IT system.


  • Flexibility
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Working under pressure
  • Accountability
  • Attention to detail


For more information about us, please visit our STERIS Instrument Processing (IP) website:
STERIS plc provides employment and advancement opportunities without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/belief, sex (gender), sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic as defined by UK employment law. The Company bases all employment decisions on merit, qualifications, skills, and abilities with the intention that the best candidate is selected for each position.



STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  44390
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Lincoln County Hospital, LIN, GB, LN2 5QY

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