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Fleet Workshop Cleaner/Driver

Employer
NHS England Apprenticeships
Location
Alfreton
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
31 May 2022

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Job summary

The post holder will carry out Workshop cleaning duties within The Fleet Workshop at Alfreton Resource Centre, ensuring appropriate cleanliness, and engineering hygiene across the workshop and working to Infection Prevention Control Measures completing daily cleaning and completing cleaning document records and maintaining the safety of the working environment. There will also be some driving duties required so a C1 driving entitlement is essential.

Main duties of the job

The East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust provides Emergency, Urgent and Non-Emergency pre-hospital care and transport across six counties (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland and Northamptonshire). We have over 70 locations and 800 vehicles, a range of specialist medical devices and 3100 staff supported by 1800 volunteers.

The post holder will carry out Workshop cleaning duties within The Fleet Workshop at Alfreton Resource Centre, ensuring appropriate cleanliness, and engineering hygiene across the workshop and working to Infection Prevention Control Measures completing daily cleaning and completing cleaning document records and maintaining the safety of the working environment.

EMAS NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to improving representation from all sections of the community and well-being of its workforce. We are keen to promote a positive work-life balance wherever possible and have introduced various policies and working practices to support this goal.

At EMAS we believe that our culture should be built upon our core values and that our behaviour should reflect these. Our values underpin everything we do - how we deliver our services and how we work with each other. We believe that it's our people who make EMAS what it is - and we have a team of great people, with great values: respect, integrity, contribution, teamwork and competence.

About us

The East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust provides Emergency, Urgent and Non-Emergency pre-hospital care and transport across six counties (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland and Northamptonshire). We have over 70 locations and 800 vehicles, a range of specialist medical devices and 3100 staff supported by 1800 volunteers

Job description

Job responsibilities

Main responsibilities:
  • Vehicles
  • a) Exterior of each vehicle in Workshops
  • i) Wash daily, or as required.
  • ii) Thoroughly clean on a rotating basis including beacons, two tone horns, lights and windows, etc.
  • b) Interior of each Vehicle in Workshops

  • Deep clean each vehicle as directed:
  • i) Remove all equipment from ambulance.
  • ii) Sweep and mop out interior of vehicle, including cab area. Clean windscreens and windows internally.

  • iii) Replace all equipment in vehicle.

  • c) Driving Duties
  • i) Drive, manoeuvre and garage each vehicle on the Station premises as required.
  • When instructed by the General Manager, may be required to drive a vehicle on the public highway to meet Service operational requirements.


  • d) Accidents to Vehicles

  • Report all vehicles accidents or accidents to property, Station or other, or persons, incurred whilst carrying out the duties of the post, to the Operations Manager and complete appropriate accident report form.

    General Duties
  • i) Sweep, clean and make safe garage floor to comply with Health and Safety legislation.


  • Workshop Cleaning
  • a) Workshop Cleaning Schedule

  • The work methods and frequencies of cleaning are set out in the Workshop Cleaning Schedule and must be strictly adhered to.
  • b) Equipment

  • Ensure proper and effective use and cleanliness of cleaning equipment and materials.
  • Petrol Issues
  • Responsible where appropriate for the filling-up of Ambulance Service vehicles in Workshops.
  • ii) Responsible for the correct recording, on the petrol issue sheet and where appropriate, in the vehicle log book, of petrol
  • Equipment

  • Ensure proper and effective use and cleanliness of cleaning equipment and materials.

  • Training

  • Undertake, as required, training appropriate to the duties of the post.

  • Health and Safety

  • Ensure that health and safety requirements associated with the duties of the post are strictly adhered to.

  • Fire Precautions

  • Comply with fire precaution requirements and fire precaution drills associated with each aspect of the duties of the post.

  • Other Duties

  • Undertake other similar duties as may be allocated by the General Manager

    The duties and responsibilities of the post will be undertaken in accordance with the policies, procedures and practices of the Trust, which may be amended from time to time.

    Patient Safety is a key priority for the Trust. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fully compliant with EMAS policies and procedures in respect of patient safety, for example Risk Management, Infection Prevention and Control, Safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

    This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities, but to give an indication of the main areas of activity and involvement.

    Person Specification

    Essential

    Essential

    • Previuos Cleaning Experience
    • Experience of working without supervision
    • Understanding of Health & Safety matters relating to cleaning duties
    • Able to follow written/verbal instructions and procedures
    • Demonstrates a through & methodical approach to work


    Desirable

    • Flexible aaproach to duties and willingness to provide cover for colleagues


    C1 Licence

    Essential

    • C1 Driving Licence


    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

    East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

    Address

    Alfreton Resource Centre

    Salcombe Court

    Alfreton

    DE55 7RG

    Employer's website

    https://www.emas.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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