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Endoscopy/HSDU Quality Manager

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
£27,461 to £33,428 a year per annum
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are pleased to offer the position of Endoscopy/HSDU Quality Manager in our recently opened state of the art Sterile Service Unit on the new Grange University Hospital. The post would also involve travelling to our other hospital sites.

The post holder will undertake the decontamination, packing, sterilisation and re-supply of surgical instruments etc., under the direction of the HSDU Operations Manager, as part of a team.

Main duties of the job

To participate in the provision of a specialised decontamination of medical devices service contributing to the clinical care of the patient and perform a full range of decontamination duties.

Work in accordance with the Department's Standard Operating Procedures and Quality Management Systems and provide supervision to Decontamination Technicians within the team. Plan your own workload with minimal supervision.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your specialty or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac

Person Specification



  • Experience to NVQ3 or equivalent
  • ILM Level 4
  • KSF


  • Membership to IDSC
  • Lead Auditor ISO 13485:2016



  • Minimum 2 years' experience in all sections of decontamination
  • Experience of supervising less experienced/qualified staff
  • Experience using decontamination equipment
  • Workplace inspections and ensuring production targets are fully met
  • Internal audits, specifications and assessments within the unit
  • Can demonstrate the ability to work to strict standards of quality and safety


  • 5 Years experience as a technician or relevant experience in another area of Health Care



  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills, relates to colleagues in an effective and positive manner on routine matters
  • Planning and organising tasks weekly e.g. staff rota's, priority work, loan trays, oncall
  • Good telephone manner

Special Knowledge


  • Managing computer track and trace systems
  • Daily inspections for procedures and processes
  • Excellent knowledge of surgical instrument
  • Medical terminology
  • Manage test instruments for endotoxin and bioburden testing
  • Manage repairs of surgical instruments

Personal Qualities


  • Approachable
  • Honest
  • Good memory
  • Dependable
  • Conscientious and hard working
  • To be able to work unsupervised
  • To be fair and to manage discipline



  • Ability to undertake and report on non-conformances and investigations and understand when limit of capability has been reached
  • Ability to recognise and monitor parameters of quality, accuracy according to departmental standard operational procedures

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board


Grange University Hospital


NP44 8YN

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