Hotel Services Assistant - Domestic
NHS AfC: Band 2
The Trust is currently under-represented in terms of individuals from BME backgrounds and welcomes applicants from these communities. DCHS is also an LGBT inclusive employer. Selection will be on a basis of merit. The Trust has achieved the status of a Disability Confident Leader and guarantees to invite to assessment applicants who meet the criteria for the job vacancy. To ensure the diversity of the workforce and understand the differing needs of our communities, the Trust is committed to the principles of Positive Action.
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An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of DCHS Hotel Services team.
What really matters to us is providing every one of our patients with an excellent experience, a service that really cares and one that delivers the right outcome, and we achieve this every day.
As a Domestic Assistant, you will become an active member of our team working closely with other disciplines.
We are looking for an enthusiastic team member who is eager to learn and to develop themselves.
Previous experience is desirable, but not essential as full training is provided.
We are looking for an individual who is highly motivated and wants to make a difference to our patients’ experience and who demonstrates values and personal qualities that support the DCHS way of working.
Main duties of the job
To provide a high quality domestic service to Cavendish Hospital working within a ward and outpatient departments and provide cover when needed to various High Peak Clinics
Working as part of a team in ensuring a clean and safe environment is maintained for patients, staff and visitors following agreed work schedules, methods and procedures in accordance with the National Standards of Cleanliness.
The post holder will be required to have a flexible approach and be prepared to work on other sites should service demands dictate.
To play an integral part in delivering outstanding patient care at Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust (DCHS).
Working for our organisation
Our purpose is to provide community health services to a patient population of over one million people in Derbyshire and Derby, as part of Joined Up Care Derbyshire.
We employ around 4,200 substantive staff, caring for patients in 11 community hospitals and more than 30 health centres, as well as in clinics, GP practices, schools, care homes and, increasingly, in people’s own homes and via virtual consultations.
During the pandemic response we have led the implementation of public vaccination centres in collaboration with partners across health and social care.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification. To apply, please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB - this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.
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- experience desirable
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Louise Holmes
- Job title
- IFM Operational Coordinator
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 07920 889 477
If you have problems applying, contact
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
1st Floor Kingsway House (Entrance D)
- 07900 138117 / 01332 564856, option 1, option 1 (please note, my normal working days are Mon, Tue, Wed)