Cleaner (Domestic Assistant) Bank - Southwold & Surrounds

Suffolk
Up to £9.21 per hour
22 Sep 2020
20 Oct 2020
DOMSOU220920
NHSPS FM
Public Sector
Permanent
Part-time

The NHS needs you now more than ever. We are looking for a Bank Cleaner (Domestic Assistant) to join our team based at Sole Bay Health Centre and work in surrounding areas at various NHS locations.

Our people are working hard behind the scenes to provide safe, clean, well maintained environments for patients and their NHS colleagues during this challenging time. They are the #HiddenHeros and we need more of them. You will become part of a team who are passionate about supporting the NHS and its people in their vital work by keeping premises clean and safe.

As a mobile team member, you will support a number of sites in the local area and will need to be flexible and travel.
On our Bank team you will be offered a range of shifts to suit your lifestyle, these vary from part time to full time hours with some early starts, evening works and day time shifts up to 7 days a week.

Salary and benefits
* £9.21 per hour
* Plus, up to 50% premium for early, late and weekend hours
* Excellent holidays - 27 days plus public and bank holidays
* Life assurance, income protection, personal accident cover and an employee assistance programme in addition to many other benefits.


Where would you work?
You will be based at Sole Bay Health Centre, Teal Close, Reydon, Southwold IP18 6GY and you will also cover two other NHS locations in Suffolk as required.


What hours would you work?
You will work a variety of hours per week, with various shift patterns and start times throughout the day from early starts to late afternoons, Monday to Sunday.


What would you do?
* You will be responsible for ensuring a clean environment for patients by; vacuum cleaning; mopping; dusting, cleaning mirrors, baths, showers, sinks, toilets, washing of tiled surfaces and paintwork; walls and ceilings; emptying and cleaning bins and making sure paper towels; toilet tissue; hand soap dispensers.
* If you are working in a ward you will usually have additional duties such as washing up and cleaning the kitchen, helping to serve food and drinks and some laundry duties.


What experience and skills do you need?
* You do not need to have any experience as full training and support will be provided
* We are looking for people who have the right values and want to make a difference
* You will need to have good basic level of English because you may need to speak to patients, visitors and staff in a healthcare environment as well as reporting any issues, ensuring that you understand your training and can carry out all policies and procedures and able to keep accurate records.


What are we looking for?
* You will do a great job in the right way
* You will deliver the best cleanliness standards for NHS Patients, staff and visitors
* You will work hard, be a great team ambassador and bring energy to everything you do
* You will join a team who are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity - we welcome people who want to contribute to our inspiring and inclusive workforce.


What do you need to think about before applying?
* This role is physically demanding, and you will be moving/using equipment and furniture, stretching, reaching, bending and doing lots of repetitive movements
* You will also be exposed to dirt, dust and smells
* You will work in a buildings where you have access to patients, we will need to complete a DBS (Criminal Record Check) check before we can offer you a job