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Job Title:  Housekeeper

Req ID:  16683
Job Category:  Processing Operations
Country:  GB
State:  KWL
City:  Liverpool
Zip:  L34 9FB

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.


At STERIS Instrument Management Services (IMS) we are the trusted experts in surgical instrument sterilisation, offering both on and off-site reprocessing alongside reliable instrument maintenance solutions, ensuring our Customers’ reusable inventory can and is used reliably time and time again. Our teams are vital to the success of the business, through their knowledge, expertise and dedication we have created a supportive, nurturing culture which rewards hard work and dedication and ensures that we consistently provide the best quality services and products to our Customers.

Position Summary

•    To provide a quality service, maintaining the integrity of sterile instruments and items by receiving, checking and rotating stock.
•    To advise the Theatre Staff / STERIS of any missing trays/instruments.
•    To take a flexible approach to work within the department.
•    The post holder will undertake routine duties under minimal Supervision.
•    Perform general housekeeping duties ensuring own areas are kept clean and organised.
•    Provide cover for colleague’s absence.
•    To transfer equipment/instrumentation between locations within the Trust.


•    To ensure effective communication with colleagues, interdepartmental personnel and STERIS.
•    Be fully aware and understand STERIS Policies and Procedures.
•    To respond to or refer enquiries to the appropriate area.
•    To perform tasks in accordance with the agreed protocols.
•    To contribute to the care of patients/clients. In respect of infection control and the integrity, storage and stock rotation of instrument sets and supplementary instruments.
•    To fill the orders as required by the on-site theatre teams for their operating lists and inform them of any shortages/absence of instrumentation required.
•    To take receipt and check the instruments received from STERIS, including scanning and processing the delivery notes.
•    To complete non-conformance reports using
•    To distribute and collect instruments to and from appropriate areas and departments across the trust.
•    To organise own daily tasks and work within allocated areas, with limited supervision in the absence of the designated line manager.
•    To work in accordance with the agreed operational policies and to propose the appropriate policy and service changes which impact within own area.
•    To have complete knowledge and be conversant with the STERIS policies and procedures.
•    To assist in the cost effective and efficient utilisation of hospital resources e.g. adhering to stock control guidelines in respect of fragile packages/instrumentation.
•    To complete time sheets and similar work records legibly and accurately.
•    To contact STERIS and report non-arrival of STERIS deliveries on site.
•    To undertake any other duties or tasks as reasonably required. 


Working under pressure
Attention to detail

Required Experience

For more information about us, please visit our STERIS IMS website:


STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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