Job Title:  Sterile Services Technician I

Req ID:  43944
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Salisbury District Hospital (S, SRY, GB, SP2 9BU


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.


No experience is needed - Full training is given.
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 SSL in Salisbury could be a great fit for you. 

There is an excellent opportunity to join SSL sterile services at an entry-level and receive world-class training to get you on to a defined career pathway. 

Working Pattern

Full-time, 37.5 hrs per week on Monday-Friday at 13:00-21:00.

What is involved?

  • Ensuring the effective preparation of sterile consumables, instruments, and equipment) by the process of decontamination, inspection assembly and packing within predefined quality standards.
  • Rigorously checking instruments, laying up and packing sets of theatre instruments in trays to meet contract specifications within predefined quality standards.
  • Safely operating and monitoring machines and equipment used in the decontamination and sterilisation of surgical instruments.
  • 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?

  • The salary is £22,383.00 with enhanced rates for evenings, weekends and bank holiday working. 
  • Full structured and comprehensive training 
  • Ongoing education leading to industry-recognised qualifications
  • Defined career path when fully operational 
  • A diverse and people-centric culture 
  • AfC (Agenda for Change) pay structure
  • Starting at 27 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays and increasing to 29 days after 5 years’ service and 33 days after 10 years’ service 

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 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:  43944
Job Category:  Clinical Support, Operations & Education

Salisbury District Hospital (S, SRY, GB, SP2 9BU

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