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NHS AfC: Band 2
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Sussex Partnership NHS FoundationTrust
Employer type
Meadowfield Hospital
£18,546 - £19,918 pa
Salary period
27/01/2022 23:59

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COVID-19 Vacancy Facilities Assistant

NHS AfC: Band 2

Welcome from our Chief Executive - Samantha Allen

Our organisation is expanding and we're looking for people with the right values, skills and/or potential to join us. We need people with energy, expertise, enthusiasm to help us provide the very best possible specialist NHS mental health and learning disability care. This involves helping us achieve our strategy to improve the quality of life for the communities we serve through People, Prevention and Partnerships.

So what can we offer you in return?

We're an organisation which puts people first. We'll do everything possible to help you feel respected, valued and included. We'll help you learn, acquire new skills and gain further experience to support your career development. And we'll provide the opportunity for you to bring your fresh ideas to work about how we can do things differently and continue improving.

You will also be joining a health and care system committed to working together to do the best we can for the communities we serve. Above all, at Sussex Partnership you'll have the chance to make a difference to the lives of the patients, carers and families across our communities.

If you like the sound of that, then come and join our team.

Samantha Allen

Chief Executive

Job overview

Catering and cleaning on a mental health ward.

All training will be given and opportunities for courses and development.

Working in a team of 15 staff. 

Main duties of the job

Cleaning the ward and serving the food to the patients.

Cooked chilled system in place and full training will be given. Basic food hygiene will be provided.

Working for our organisation

We are a small team in the facilities department and work well as a team. 

All training will be given and the trust induction

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Cleaning and catering on the ward. Cleaning patients rooms and serving meals using the cooked chilled system.

All training will be on the ward and the trust induction.

The shifts are 07.00 - 15.00 or 10.30 - 18.30 working Monday to Friday. 

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Has worked in a customer focused environment
  • Experience of working as part of a team
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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

Chris MacDonald
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Facilities Manager (West)
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