Healthcare Science Apprentice - Intermediate (Level 2)

Steris (Employer)

Synergy Health (UK) Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £19,100.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday 8am-4pm or Monday - Friday 10am-6pm
15 months (duration)
13 June 2022(start date)
Healthcare science assistant (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
27 May 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

This role will involve working in a fast-paced environment, where quality and precision is vital. No experience is required, full training and support are provided in a programme to help staff reach their fully potential, learning a wide range of hospital instruments and working in different functional areas of the sterilisation process.


What will the apprentice be doing?

You will contribute to providing a high-quality service for decontamination, inspection, assembly and packing of sterile equipment for hospital and community settings. Responsibilities include effective preparation of sterile consumables (dressings, instruments and equipment) by the process of decontamination, inspection assembly and packing within predefined quality standards. To also rigorously check, wash, lay-up and pack sets of theatre instruments to meet contract specifications.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

You will be working towards the Healthcare Science Assistant Level 2 Standard. This will be delivered in your workplace by an occupationally competent Trainer. On programme delivery will consist of blended learning along with structured teaching and learning sessions to develop the required modules within the Healthcare Science Standard.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Upon completing your L2 Healthcare Science Standard you will progress to a Sterile Service Technician advancing to our Technician career pathway.

Reality Check

The Apprentice must be 17 years or over due to the nature of the business and health and safety regulations. WE ARE AN APPROVED DISABILITY CONFIDENT EMPLOYER UNDER OUR LEGAL ENTITY SYNERGY HEALTH UK (STERIS is our trade name)

Skills Required

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 1-9 / G-A*) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 1-9 / G-A*) Desired
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