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Position Title: Trainee Sterile Services Technician
Location: Southland
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week
Date Posted: 06/11/2020
Application Closing Date: 22/11/2020 11PM
Job #: 064392
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Trainee Sterile Services Technician 
Southland Hospital

  • Permanent, 1.0 FTE (40 Hours per week), working a variety of shifts

About Us
We are a team of patient focused, dedicated professionals who are responsible for the reprocessing and distribution of reusable medical devices used in our Operating Theatre and other clinical areas. The role involves a series of complex interrelated processes that include decontamination, inspection, assembly, packaging and sterilisation of all reusable medical devices to a high standard.

About the opportunity
You will become part of an experienced, high quality driven, supportive team who are all trained in this specialised profession. This role is like no other, it is both physically and mentally demanding, you’re required to complete complex tasks that require high levels of concentration, undertake manual, dexterous work and operate a broad range of equipment.

We offer on the job training with a comprehensive orientation programme, opportunities for further development and study to become a qualified Sterile Services Technician. You will be required to work rotating, rostered shifts including weekends and evenings.

About you
This isn’t just ‘a job’. This is a role where the very small things that you do, matter greatly.
Key criteria: 

  • Being methodical and remaining calm under pressure
  • Ability to follow written instructions closely 
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • Quality driven 
  • Good organisation and attention to detail skills 
  • Positive attitude

Please note: applicants should apply with the understanding that weekend and evening shift work is a requirement.

Closing Date: Sunday, 22 November 2020

For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:   

Children’s Act 2014
 Due to this position having contact with children and the SDHB’s commitment to child protection, you will be subject to ‘safety checks’ under the Children’s Act at the time of hire and thereafter as per the relevant legislation.

Pre-Employment Occupational Health Assessment
 In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to an Occupational Health Assessment to confirm suitability and fitness to work in the role you are being considered for.

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