An opportunity has arisen at Westhaven Hospital to join the Facilities Team as a Cleaner
Our cleaning team are a vital part of our hard working team at the hospital and are valued and as important as much as any other member of staff.
Applicants should be enthusiastic, motivated and able to work as part of a team and also on their own
This position is for 20 hours per week, working set days in the week, to include working every other weekend for which extra level of pay is offered.
Additional hours are also available for sickness cover or annual leave cover should the need arise
This role also offers an exiting opportunity to undertake a Level 2 Facilities Operative apprenticeship, after successfully completing a probation period. This isn’t an essential requirement for this post however is a great opportunity to help your progress in your career
Full training, induction and uniform will be provided and we also offer generous annual leave entitlement as well as a pension scheme
Employment in this post requires a Standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, which the Trust will cover the cost of. Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service are able to present a valid DBS certificate instead of requiring a new check.
Main duties of the job
This is a multi-skilled roll to provide an effective, patient-focused Facilities Service.(FM) in the delivery of cleaning, portering and catering.
Provide an effective, patient-focused cleaning and domestic service, to meet NHS cleanliness standards as a minimum
Provision of appropriate portering services
To contribute to the delivery of Catering Services in the hospital and ensure a clean, safe and hygienic environment.
At Dorset HealthCare we’re on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We’re a dynamic, forward-looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.
We do things differently here – it’s one of the reasons the CQC rated us ‘outstanding’ in 2019. It’s also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you’re looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, vibrant urban locations, thriving seaside spots, or among the rolling hills of Dorset, there are lots of ways you can make a difference in our communities.
Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We’re all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.
Working with us you’ll be part of a strong team, challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don’t know. And you’ll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.
10 February 2023
Agenda for change
£10.37 to £10.90 an hour per hour
For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND TRAINING
- Level 2 in Housekeeping or working towards
- Level 2 in Basic Food Hygiene Certificate or working towards
- Knowledge of COSHH, induction and on-going training
- Previous experience in a similar role
- Knowledge of stock control procedures and methods
- Basic IT skills