Healthcare Assistant - Decontamination

London - London | Clinical | Permanent (Full time) | R0029164

Salary: £19,329 – £22,287 ​– additional shift enhancements and overtime uplifts for nights and weekends above 15% of the equivalent hourly rate. Bank holidays uplifts will be double time.

In autumn 2021, we’ll open the doors to Nuffield Health at St Bartholomew’s Hospital: The City of London’s only independent hospital, situated next to St Bartholomew’s NHS hospital. This will be our flagship centre for cardiac services and will also provide a full range of surgical and medical services, including: orthopaedics, oncology, general surgery, gynaecology and urology services.

The new hospital will consist of:

  • 48 inpatient and day case bedrooms

  • 28 consultation rooms

  • Three digital operating theatres

  • Cardiac catheterisation lab

  • Specialist intensive care beds

  • Oncology day unit

  • Endoscopy and minor ops theatre

  • Full diagnostic imaging suite including MRI, CT, ultrasound, mammography and general X-ray

Previous endoscopy experience in decontamination is desirable but not essential as we provide all in-house training and you will be assigned an experienced mentor to support you.

The successful applicant must be comfortable working in a team environment as well as being able to work autonomously and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Duties include:

  • Operation of decontamination equipment (EWD- Getinge, Scope drying cabinet, Surestore Vacuum pack, Reverse Osmosis (RO) machine

  • Pushing and pulling trolley

  • Stock control

  • Lifting endoscopy trays/ theatre sets

  • Processing reusable medical devices

  • Track and Trace documentation

  • Participate in decontamination and Infection control audit

  • EWD and RO water sampling

Be your best and join us in building a healthier nation. We promise to support you with training, career development and our unique lifestyle and financial wellbeing benefits package. This includes free membership of your local Nuffield Health Fitness and Wellbeing Club, an annual health assessment, as well as a range of lifestyle and financial wellbeing benefits.

Ready to bring out the specialist in you?

For more information, please contact Hiring Manager Vanessa Jaimes at