Job Title:  Sterile Services Technician I

Req ID:  43884
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Princess Royal University Hosp, BRY, GB, BR6 8ND


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 Us
At STERIS Instrument Processing we are 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 currently recruiting for a Sterile Services Technician vacancy. This is an excellent opportunity to join the business at an entry-level and receive world-class training to get you on to a defined career pathway.  

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 would be a great fit for you. 

Working Pattern

Full-time, 37.5 hrs per week on rotation basis: 
Week 1: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday at 13:30-21:30
Week 2: Monday-Friday at 7:00-15:00
Week 3: Monday-Friday at 13:30-21:30
Week 4: Monday-Wednesday, Friday-Sunday at 7:00-15:00

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 is in it for you?

  • An annual salary of £22,383.00 plus a 5% performance bonus, and generous shift allowances if you work overtime/unsociable hours! Plus a higher cost of living allowance if you work in London. 
  • Full structured and comprehensive training 
  • Ongoing education leading to industry-recognised qualifications
  • Defined career path when fully operational 
  • A diverse and people-centric culture 
  • Structured salary increases upon completion of training 
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays 

Access to a Level 2 Healthcare Science Assistant Apprenticeship! This is a 12-15 month fully funded programme studying good scientific practice for the Healthcare profession! It is universally applicable outside of STERIS! Completed on the job, you are given 20% of your working hours to study towards the qualification. Further apprenticeships are available throughout the course of your career!

Whether you have no experience whatsoever, or you 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 on good general standard with demonstrable verbal and numerical abilities.
  • Basic end-user IT skills to operate track and traceability IT systems.


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

For more information about us, please visit our STERIS Instrument Processing 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:  43884
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Princess Royal University Hosp, BRY, GB, BR6 8ND

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