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Domestic Assistant
NHS AfC: Band 2
Part time - 28 hours per week (Covering a 7 day service, including some weekends. A mix of 7 hour shifts, for example: 06:00am-13:30pm, 07.00am-14:30pm or 11:30pm-19:00pm)
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Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Cavendish Hospital
£18,870 - £19,918 pa, pro rata
Salary period
07/07/2022 23:59

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Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy 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.

Be outstanding – join an outstanding team!

COVID-19  We recognise that the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted on people in different ways. Please be reassured that at DCHS we understand this and have a risk assessment process in place, where this is needed, to ensure your safety.

Job overview

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.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • not essential
Desirable criteria
  • desirable


Essential criteria
  • not essential
Desirable criteria
  • experience desirable

Employer certification / accreditation badges

We are a Living Wage EmployerArmed Forces CovenantApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyHSJ Best places to workMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Age positiveDisability confident leaderCare quality commission - OutstandingDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - GoldArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Stonewall equality policy. Equality and justice for lesbians, gay men, bisexual and trans people.

Applicant requirements

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.

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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

Recruitment Team
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
1st Floor Kingsway House (Entrance D)
DE22 3LZ
07900 138117 / 01332 564856, option 1, option 1 (please note, my normal working days are Mon, Tue, Wed)
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