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Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Liverpool
£28,050 to £36,644 per annum
25/01/2019 23:59
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Ward Sister ( Decontamination)

Band 6

Band 6 Endoscopy Decontamination Manager.

Endoscopy is a rapidly developing service with advances in diagnostic and therapeutic therapies constantly evolving. The Endoscopy department within Royal Liverpool University Hospital is a fast paced and dynamic environment. We require an enthusiastic and dedicated decontamination manager to join our highly skilled team, we are passionate about delivering exceptional patient care with high standards in patient safety and quality.

We are looking for an individual with a drive to enhance and proactively build on their personal and professional development. Management experience within endoscopy decontamination is essential.

For this role it is crucial you have experience and understanding of the processes involved in the decontamination and reprocessing of medical devices. The applicant must be educated to diploma level and appropriate experience in this highly skilled area.

Royal Liverpool Hospital Endoscopy Unit

The Royal Liverpool University Hospital Endoscopy Unit is recognized nationally as a center of excellence. The unit consists of 7 procedure rooms and carries out approximately 25,000 diagnostic and complex therapeutic procedures per year, for both inpatients and outpatients. The unit also provides recovery facilities for sedated and general anesthetic patients.

The Endoscopy Unit hosts the national Bowel Cancer Screening Programme.


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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you would like to discuss this vacancy or would be interested in an informal visit to our department please contact Unit Manager Helen Dare 0151 706 2892. Alternatively, please contact 0151 706 2726/2819 and ask for the Sister in charge. They will be happy to hear from you.

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 706 4666