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Operational Hygiene Specialist

Royal Logistic Corps

At a glance

  • Soldier
  • medical
  • logistics

From hot showers to sterile medical equipment – Operational Hygiene Specialists help keep the Army clean and bug-free.

  • The minimum amount you’ll earn during training
  • Your pay after completing basic trade training
  • AgeFrom 17 years & 9 months to 42 years & 11 months
  • Qualifications

Keeping troops clean. Dealing with decontamination. Helping Army medical teams: our Operational Hygiene Specialists do all this and more. They are part of a special Operational Hygiene Squadron - the only one in the Army - which is linked to the Royal Buckinghamshire Hussars. The Specialists provide sterilisation services at field hospitals and set up hot showers for troops. In fact, they support all kinds of high-profile training, in the UK and overseas, Join the team and you could travel the world, providing a vital service and supporting doctors, medics and soldiers, including Special Forces.

The Royal Logistic Corps are the Army’s professional logisticians keeping the Field Army marching, its helicopters flying, its vehicles moving and its tanks and guns firing. We enable its deployment and supply it with everything it needs, wherever it operates, throughout the world.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Become a specialist in sanitation and sterilisation

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Regular (full time)

Entry requirements

  • Age:

    From 17 years & 9 months to 42 years & 11 months years

  • Qualifications:

  • Basic physical fitness assessment:

    • Mid Thigh Pull 50kg

    • Medicine Ball Throw 2.7m

    • MSFT (beep test) level 6.6

    More information about the fitness test

Training for the role

Qualifications you could get after training

Pay & benefits

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