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Job summary

Main area
Facilities
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part time - 30 hours per week (5pm to 11pm - working 5 out of 7 days per week on a rolling rota, includes weekends.)
Job ref
J389 - 3885433QEQM
Employer
2gether Support Solutions
Employer type
NHS
Site
QEQM
Town
Margate
Salary
£10.46 per hour weekdays. £11.46 per hour weekends.
Closing
07/10/2022 23:59

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Domestic Assistant NCS

 

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, 2gether Support Solutions prides itself on the delivery of high-quality Facilities, Property and Estates, Procurement, Equipment Management and Professional services.

 

We put customer service and quality at the heart of everything we do across all of our areas of expertise, from Cleaning and Catering to Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

 

Encompassing five Hospitals across East Kent, (William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital in Margate, Buckland Hospital in Dover, Royal Victoria Hospital in Folkestone; and Kent and Canterbury Hospital in Canterbury), we are working hard to become an employer of choice by improving pay, and providing opportunities for learning and development in the workplace for all of our employees. 

 

Job overview

2gether Support Solutions are seeking a Domestic Assistant based at QEQM Hospital on a permanent contract. The role is part time (30 hours a week)  17.00pm until 23.00pm.

 

When you’re working for us, we want you to feel valued and appreciated for your hard work. You will be part of a team that plays a huge part in making all patient, visitor and staff member experiences as positive as possible

 

Working for the NHS gives you the opportunity to deliver care and improve the quality of lives every day. Whilst also offering long term career opportunities and job security by being one of the UKs largest employers.

Main duties of the job

Domestic services staff are the lifeblood of the NHS and an integral part of the team, keeping hospitals, health centres, offices and other areas clean and hygienic.

You will perform crucial cleaning duties within the hospital in accordance with the service level agreement and your job description.

 

Whilst also offering you the opportunity to study with us. BICS (Cleaning Operators Proficiency Certificate Stage 1) Is an internationally-recognised qualification providing benchmark skills for all staff in the cleaning industry

 

If you are looking for a rewarding and physically active role, whereby you will be a vital part of the hospital team, showing good communication skills, initiative and self-motivation in your work, apply today for consideration.

Working for our organisation

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, 2gether Support Solutions prides itself on the delivery of high-quality facilities, property, procurement and professional services.

 

We put customer service and quality at the heart of everything we do across all our areas of expertise, including cleaning, catering, portering, security, parking, logistics, laundry, estates, medical engineering and procurement. We work over five East Kent hospitals: William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital in Margate, Buckland Hospital in Dover, Royal Victoria Hospital in Folkestone; and Kent and Canterbury Hospital in Canterbury.

 

As a new organisation, we are working hard to become an employer of choice by improving pay, and providing opportunities for learning and development in the workplace.

 

Our Values:

  • We pull together as one team to make a difference
  • To deliver great support to patients and staff
  • We find solutions, care about what we do and you can trust us
  • We are proud of our work and know what we are here to do

 

Our Benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave allowance
  • The opportunity to buy or sell up to 10 days annual leave each year
  • Company Pension
  • Training and development opportunities including BICS and functional skills training
  • Career progression
  • Discount in selected high street retailers
  • Onsite childcare facilities at our three acute sites
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme with Health Assured

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out cleaning duties to a high standard as per cleaning schedule for assigned area
  • Clean all work areas/equipment during and after use and remove all waste to the appropriate area
  • The equipment is used safely and in accordance with current regulations and company policies and to maintain the equipment in a clean, safe and tidy condition
  • Report all maintenance issues and hazards to your line manager
  • Carry out duties in accordance with agreed Method Statements
  • Effective communication with all levels of staff
  • Complying with the Trust policies on Health & Safety, COSHH and other statutory legislation
  • Order of goods and materials as necessary from Team Leaders
  • Maintain records as required
  • Ensure all security procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Any other cleaning duties required from time to time

The Candidate:

  • Good communication skills including verbal and written English
  • Shows initiative and self-motivation
  • Awareness of service image and takes pride in their work
  • Physically fit for the work
  • Friendly and reliable
  • Prepared to work unsociable hours if shift pattern requires
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexible attitude to working times and methods
  • Customer focused
  • Health and Safety Awareness
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be desirable

2gether Support Solutions is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age

If you are successful in securing a role with us you will undergo pre-employment checks including gaining proof of right to work and DBS ID (if applicable). Details of these checks and which documents you will need can be found here: https://2gethersupportsolutions.org/pre-employment-checks/

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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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Name
Charlotte Webb
Job title
Talent Acquisition Advisor
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