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Healthcare Cleaner

Band 2

Main area
Cleaners
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (Mon-Fri)
Job ref
320-TWS-BUR-0321
Site
Queens Hospital Burton
Town
Burton-on-Trent
Salary
£18,870 - £19,918 pro rata pa
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
03/07/2022 23:59
Interview date
15/07/2022

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together.

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

With over 13,000 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and take pride in caring for our patients.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

As a Trust we promote an inclusive environment and welcome applications from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds.  All individuals are valued and given every opportunity to succeed based on merit.

The Trust actively encourages applications from members of our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. These groups are under-represented in our organisation, and it’s important to us that our workforce reflects the diversity of our communities as much as possible.

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust is fully committed to promoting inclusion, equality, diversity and human rights in employment and delivery of its services.  The Trust is committed to providing an environment where all employees, patients, carers and visitors experience equality of opportunity by means of understanding and appreciating the value of diversity.

Join us and help make a real difference to our Trust.

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for; 

Job overview

Domestic Services Department pride ourselves on the high standards of cleanliness throughout our services. Healthcare Cleaners are a valued member of the Healthcare Team and are respected for the work they do.

Healthcare Cleaners provide a range of cleaning duties across the Trust and support services to ensure a safe, efficient and effective service to all patients, staff and visitors is delivered.

 

Main duties of the job

Basic knowledge of cleaning standards and previous experience of working in a hospital environment, which can include wards, outpatient /clinical areas.

You must be able to work alone or as part of a team

If you are proactive and think you can help us to maintain our standards and contribute to the positive experience of our patients, we would like to invite you to apply.

The successful candidates will receive full induction training.

Closing date of applications:  3 July 2022

Interview date: 15 July 2022

Working for our organisation

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:

  • A variety of flexible working options
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:

  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust – over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day – 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day

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

General

Essential criteria
  • Basic Numeracy & Literacy skills
Desirable criteria
  • Undertake relevant IT training

Work Experience

Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of cleaning procedures and Manual handling techniques
Desirable criteria
  • Have knowledge of Health & Safety Policies and work procedures
  • Have knowledge of Infection Control Policy, Guidelines and Procedures

People

Essential criteria
  • Able to work as part of a team or on your own depending on service needs
  • Able to use own initiative and common sense

Resources

Essential criteria
  • Operate mechanical and electrical machinery safely and effectively
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of COSSH (using chemicals safely)

Communication

Essential criteria
  • The ability to communicate with all levels of staff and members of the public.

Information Handling

Essential criteria
  • Ability to organise own day to day work tasks or activities from the work schedule
Desirable criteria
  • Have the ability to follow instructions
  • Ensure that all cleaning chemicals are stored correctly and not over stocked.

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Step into health

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Tom Richardson
Job title
Facilities Manager
Email address
thomas.richardson18@nhs.net
Telephone number
07385493364

If you have problems applying, contact

Address
University Hospital of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Training Centre
Rehab Block
Level 3
Derby
Derbyshire
DE22 3NE
Telephone
01332 786652 / 07385 367222