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Job summary

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NHS AfC: Band 2
Bank hours only
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
  • Term time hours
0 hours per week (flexible hours available)
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Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Maghull Health Park
£18,546 - £19,918 pro rata per annum
Salary period
Today at 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Bank Domestic FMA

NHS AfC: Band 2


Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Estates and Facilities Department for an   enthusiastic team member for a Facilities Management Assistant (FMA) Domestic - Bank Position. This post would suit staff looking for full time , part time, term time or any flexible working pattern

The post is suited to a motivated and  experienced Domestic services  worker to work in Ashworth & Rowan View with Maghull Health park, Maghull L31 1HW

 The postholder(s) will provide a cleaning/ house keeping service around Secure Division ensuring National cleaning standards, PLACE requirements and CQC standards are met

Main duties of the job

he provision of a high quality professional centred service ensuring all policies and procedures and standards are adhered to.

  • To work to a high standard to meet national Standards
  • Work as part of a team working flexible hours to deliver cleaning cover throughout the year.
  • Work to an agreed cleaning schedule and complete relevant documentation.
  • Responsible for ensuring all cleaning equipment and cleaning agents are available.

Working for our organisation

Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 11 million people. 

We offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities. 

At the heart of all we do is our commitment to ‘perfect care’ – care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. We support our staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together. We’re currently delivering a programme of organisational and service transformation to significantly improve the quality of the services we provide and safely reduce cost as we do so.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Principal Responsibilities:
1. To work as member of a team, carrying out tasks as allocated and prioritized by the manager.
2. To participate in training, including Mandatory training as required by Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust. To participate in performance management, PACE whilst maintaining personal responsibility to ensure that all required training is kept up to date.
3. To adhere to and follow Trust and departmental procedures.
4. The post holder will be expected to act as a team member in all areas of Facilities Secure Division.
5. To carry out daily vehicle maintenance checks and taking appropriate action as required. Work with other members of the Transport Department to ensure that vehicles are clean and fit for purpose at all times and ensuing all documentation complete.
6. To be accountable for recording accurate information regarding duties, driving hours, mileage, working hours, activities, vehicle searches, financial transactions and other  information as required.
7. To be responsible for reporting to the line manager all untoward incidents and accidents so that the relevant paperwork is completed.
8. To transport all Mersey Care service users between their place of residence and designated Day Hospitals, Mersey Care Locations, Courts and any other locations in the UK in a safe and secure manner.
9. To be responsible for operating the GPS system fitted in vehicles and to maintain communication with the Transport office.
10. To assist patients and staff to enter and exit the vehicle in a safe manner. 

11. Following appropriate training- to be responsible for the securing of powered and manual wheelchairs within the vehicle.
12. To liaise with and maintain relationships with management, supervisory and nursing staff at all locations.
13. To be responsible for liaising with relevant clinical staff for any concerns with reference to service users.
14. To assist the nursing staff cleaning spillages within the vehicle.
15. To ensure toilets on the vehicles are empty after use.
16. To work an ‘On call’ service as necessary to ensure a continuous 24 hour transport service for the Trust.


Person specification

Experience and qualifications

Essential criteria
  • NHS experience or similar setting
  • Cleaning experience
Desirable criteria
  • Food Hygiene qualification
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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jacqui Hughan/ Simon Murphy
Job title
Facilities Site Managers
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Telephone number
0151 471 2453
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