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Domestic Assistant

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Stockport
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Jun 2022

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Band 2 Domestic Assistant

We currently have Vacancies for Domestic Assistants to work as part of the Domestic Team at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust at Stepping Hill Hospital. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated people to join our current 204 strong team, who have a passion for delivering a quality cleaning/ decontamination service.

As this is a public facing service we are seeking individuals who enjoy customer interaction and have the ability to react to a changing and sometimes challenging environment. Our service covers wards, department and office areas across the site.

We use all the latest cleaning equipment and materials. We offer further development via apprenticeships/ NVQ opportunities.

This vacancy will be working shift pattern as below:

Monday - Friday 7.00 am - 15.00 37.5 hours

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the FM operational team, responsible for providing a comprehensive support service in the hospital environment.

This will involve carrying out the following Facilities Management functions:

The primary function is general cleaning within the hospital environment, including clinical and patient areas such as the emergency department, Theatres, patient bedroom/bathrooms along with all other non-clinical areas, such as infection cleans, office and public areas. You will be required to work in any of the areas following the required training.

To provide a high quality responsive, efficient and effective patient support service to wards and departments within Stockport NHS Foundation Trust acting in a caring and professional manner and ensuring we meet the National Cleaning Standards required.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers. We are an integrated provider of acute hospital and community services for the people of Stockport, as well serving the populations of East Cheshire and the High Peak in North Derbyshire.

Our mission is to make a difference every day.

Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian & minority ethnic candidates, LGBTQ+ people & Disabled people.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require a standard DBS at a cost of £18, this will be deducted from your first Trust salary.

In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated and you would like some advice or information, including how to get vaccinated, please email mandatory.vaccine@stockport.nhs.uk. There is a current Government consultation underway which will determine whether some new starters may need to be vaccinated.

Person Specification

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

Employer details

Employer name

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Stepping Hill Hospital

Stockport

SK2 7JE

Employer's website

http://www.stockport.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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