Trainee Technical Assistant – Area Sterilisation And Disinfection Unit

Type: Trainee
Region: Scotland

2 x Trainee Technical Assistant 20hrs

A vacancy has arisen within the ASDU (Area Sterilisation & Disinfection Unit) at FCH for a trainee technician. The core activity of a decontamination unit is the decontamination, disassembly, assembly, packaging and sterilisation of re-usable medical devices & processing of Endoscopes. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working. ASDU is an extremely busy department and at times can be physically demanding. You will undertake all tasks appropriate in all aspects of the operation of equipment/machinery and policies/procedures within ASDU & Endoscopy which is based in FVRH.

Hours of Work: – Monday to Friday 5-9pm. There will be on occasion a requirement to participate in weekend working 8am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday. The post holder will have a flexible approach to meet the needs of the service.

Rate of Pay: Agenda for Change Band 2 progressing to Band 3 once training is complete

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to complete a Standard Police Act Disclosure Scotland Check.

Informal Enquiries to Michelle Forsyth, ASDU Manager,01324 673538 or

Please note that the majority of correspondence is sent by e-mail, therefore please check your e-mail regularly (including junk folders) and your Jobtrain account for updates.

NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotlandwelcomes applications from all sections of society.

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