Position Details

Reference Number 172595
Position Title Instrument Technician Grade 5
Employment Status Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Program Surgical & Critical Care
Location University Hospital Geelong
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 112
Position Summary



  • Work as a Central Sterilising Unit (CSU) and Satellite Reprocessing Unit (SRU) Supervisor
  • Be part of a highly skilled team that is constantly evolving and modernising with the times
  • Help shape the environment as we work to expand and rebuild our service 

About the facility 

Barwon health is the major regional health provider for the Barwon South West region. It is one of Victoria’s largest regional health service with one of the busiest hospitals in the state, University Hospital. We serve over 500,000 people through the efforts of over 8,000 staff and more than 1200 volunteers. We provide care at all stages or life and circumstance through a wide range of services from emergency and acute to mental health, primary care, community services, aged care, and subacute/rehabilitation. Care is provided to the community through over 28 key locations throughout the region.

The Central Sterilising Unit (CSU) and Satellite Reprocessing Unit (SRU) are well-equipped, spacious and modern facilities which provide reprocessing services to all Barwon Health internal and external sites and departments, the largest of these being our busy Operating Services

About the role 

As an Instrument Technician Grade 5 you will manage the work flow and function of the CSU or SRU floor. Your role will be to address and overcome challenges that arise with the changing needs of the unit and the organisation while maintaining a high standard of practice in accordance with Barwon Health policies and procedures as well as AS/NZS 4187:2014. You will be responsible for ensuring that contaminated and sterile items are collected, stored and distributed in a manner specified by the relevant policies, procedures and standards pertaining to Infection Prevention and the CSU/SRU.

About the culture

Our dynamic work environment provides support and education as you grow and develop your skills and abilities. You will be encouraged to think on your feet to overcome challenges and learn from those experiences. You are encouraged to show initiative and innovation in your role as a supervisor to bring your own points of view in ways in which the unit can grow as a team.

Barwon Health staff benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development
  • Access to employee wellness facility
  • Salary packaging
  • Social club
  • Doorstep to the Great Ocean Road, Bellarine Peninsula and the Surf Coast

Diversity and Inclusion

At Barwon Health we are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce where we value each person’s uniqueness. We embrace diverse life experiences and the perspectives of our people, whilst providing high-quality health care to all members of our community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, religion, cultural background, disability, or sexual orientation.

At Barwon Health we are committed to providing positive employment opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and welcome employment applications from candidates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background.

We at Barwon Health strongly encourage people with disability and diverse backgrounds to apply for our roles.

If we can assist you with any reasonable adjustments in order to submit your application for this role, please contact the Talent Acquisition team via email at talent.acquisition@barwonhealth.org.au noting your preferred method of communication and contact details and a member of the team will be in touch.

We Barwon Health are proud to be Totally Smoke Free.

This role must be fully vaccinated for Covid -19 and meet the requirements of the Barwon health immunisation policy.


Selection Criteria Essential: Can you please list Barwon Health's values?
Essential: Can you please choose one of Barwon Health's values and describe a situation in the workplace where you have displayed this value?
Essential: Certificate IV in Sterilisation Services
Desirable: Certificate III in Sterilisation Services
Desirable: Certificate in Training and Assessment or Equivalent
Desirable: I agree to meet Barwon Health’s immunisation requirements (including full COVID vaccination) as set out in Barwon Health’s Staff Immunisation Policy as amended from time to time. I acknowledge that meeting this ongoing requirement is mandatory and a condition of any employment subsequently offered.
Contact Person Joshua Griffiths 
Contact Person Job Title Nurse Unit Manager 
Contact Number 0400 866 796 
Alternate Contact Person Maureen Atchison 
Alternate Contact Number (03) 4215 2197 
Closing Date 02/02/2022
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on closing date. Please ensure your application is added before then as we do not accept late applications.