4147 - Decontamination Manager
Barnsley Facilities Services
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The interview date for this role will be w/c 2nd October 2023.
Come and join a flexible and supporting work environment within the Decontamination Services of Barnsley Facility Services Ltd, within Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Decontamination Services within BFS provides a decontamination service, for both surgical instruments and endoscopes, to Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and several other NHS and Private Providers in the surrounding areas. The Decontamination services are used by the Trusts many wards, departments, theatres and also external health care providers and are supplied with sterile surgical instruments, scopes and soft packs for safe patient use. The department has recently undergone a major refurbishment of the Automated Endoscope Reprocessors, and ongoing investments are underway.
An exciting opportunity has now become available to lead the department as Decontamination Manager. Working with a strong managerial support team including an Operational Manager, a Production Manager, a Quality and Support Coordinator and a Supervisory Team, you will be responsible for developing the department's strategy and enhancing the service provided to customers and patients.
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We welcome applications from individuals who may require sponsorship under the skilled worker or health & care visa route.
**Please note funding for travel & associated relocation costs may not be covered by the Trust**
Please see further details below.
Main duties of the job
Supporting the BFS culture and behaviours with a positive attitude in caring for staff health and wellbeing, by managing staff objectives, identify learning and development needs and opportunities, supporting strategic plans, recruitment and succession planning, and engaging with staff in regular communication and forums.
Manage and control all operational duties of the Decontamination departments, ensuring continuous service development, that offers statutory compliance, appropriate staffing structure and level, and meet customers needs.
To act as the Decontamination Trusts advisor on medical and surgical devices, liaising with Key departments and to lead and maintain current Quality Management System and registration for ISO 13485 and Medical Device Regulation (MDR) 2002
Ensure that the Health & Safety Policy is implemented and maintained E.g. risk assessment; the production of safe systems of work; standard operating procedures.
When required, raise and investigate Datix, investigate Field Safety Notices (FSNs), Medical Devices Alerts (MDAs) and adverse incidents involving possible medical equipment failure.
Ensure that Operations are run in a cost-effective and efficient manner, in line with Trust saving cost initiatives, cost pressures and budgetary provisions, with auditable and accurate systems of record keeping to monitor companys finances, stock and service performance.
Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.
Operating as a Wholly Owned Subsidiary to Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, BFS has over 40 years heritage in providing high quality estates, facilities, procurement services and Outpatient pharmaceutical services to the healthcare sector. With a turnover of over £50m per annum, we take pride in our people, the quality of our work and in making financial contributions back into the NHS, supporting our patients and staff to deliver front line patient services.
BFS are passionate about providing essential facilities and healthcare support services. Our highly skilled and experienced leading professionals take pride in what they do, delivering world-class services and best-in-class NHS standards.
We believe in our people, and our ethos is to put our customers and team at the heart of everything we do.
Our vision is to provide quality essential services, growing for the ultimate benefit of public healthcare and beyond.
Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Barnsley Facilities Services (BFS) are committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.
The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.
Job Description for 4147
Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.
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