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Sterile Services Technician

Job Reference: J240-CLI01701

Spire Healthcare Ltd
Tunbridge Wells
Equivalent to Band 3

Sterile Services Technician | Theatres | Band 3 depending on experience | Tunbridge Wells | Full Time 37.5 hours a week

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital has an exciting opportunity for a Sterile Services Technician.

Spire Tunbridge Wells is a 40 bedded acute hospital situated in rural Kent, located within five miles of Royal Tunbridge Wells and on the boundaries of West and East Sussex. The hospital offers a range of services and facilities including two operating theatres, a sterile services department, a dedicated endoscopy suite, and a diagnostic and imaging department with an MRI and CT scanner.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accurately checking back into the department instruments that have been used in patient operations, decontamination, inspection, assembly, packing, sterilisation and distribution. This will involve learning about the safety and operational aspects of machinery used in the departments
  • To complete all paperwork correctly, legibly and on time. Particular attention is paid to accounting for each instrument / item on the Tray List / Pack Specification
  • To assist in the training of decontamination colleagues to perform tasks as directed by the supervisors/managers

Who we are looking for:

  • Ideally you will have completed the IDSc Technical Certificate or Decontamination Solutions Level1/2
  • Sterile Services/Decontamination experience
  • Enthusiasm to learn and develop your knowledge


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

Please see the attached benefits leaflet under ‘’additional information’’ for more details.

We commit to our employees with on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals, 10 clinics and a Specialist Cancer Care Centre across England, Wales and Scotland.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Penny Lawless on 07715 055760 or

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

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