Mask Fit Tester and Coordinator

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Leigh
NHS

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen a passionate Mask Fit Tester and Coordinators to join the Health and Safety Team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the local fit testing process to ensure that respirators fit the face of an individual to provide respiratory protection against harmful pathogens. The successful candidate will be fully trained for the qualitative (taste) and quantitative (particle count) fit testing methods.

Successful candidate will provide comprehensive support to managers and those being mask fit tested, and will play a key role in educating staff on the best practices of donning and doffing FFP3 masks.

Working with managers the Mask Fit Tester and Coordinator will ensure that staff who are reliant on Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) are trained in its assembly, use, storage, decontamination, and maintenance.

The post requires a person who is a team player, someone who has:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with a variety of staff groups at all levels.
  • Efficient IT skills and be experienced and proficient in the use of Microsoft packages including word, excel and PowerPoint.

They will be expected to work unsupervised and be able to use their own initiative to ensure the smooth running of fit testing sessions as well as escalate as appropriate.

It will be important that they are able to work independently and most importantly work efficiently and accurately.

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