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Bank Housekeeper

Posted: 1 Oct 2020 Closes: 31 Oct 2020
Cross Lane Hospital, Scarborough, United Kingdom £18,005- £19,337 pro rata per annum
Permanent & Full-time NHS_jOZkps6zd1Td

Bank Housekeeper

Job Reference: 346-EF-071-20

Employer: Department: Estates Location: Cross Lane Hospital, Scarborough Salary: £18,005- £19,337 pro rata per annum

We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.

We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal's Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.

We require friendly, positive thinking, organised and motivated individuals to work as a Bank Housekeeper within the Trusts Hotel Services Team.

Housekeepers are responsible to provide and maintain cleaning and catering services as part of the Hotel Services team to office, patient and communal areas within the Trust. Ensuring a clean, safe and supportive environment for staff and patients working towards their recovery.

You will need to be passionate and enthusiastic about patient care putting patients at the heart of everything you do. You will be working in a multi-professional team and will need to be able to think on the spot and be empathetic. You will be passionate about our business, creating a culture of continuous improvement.

The post holder will be based at Cross Lane Hospital, Scarborough, and will be required to work shifts between the hours of 7.00 am-6.30 pm up to 5 days per week including weekends and bank holidays on a Rota basis as and when required.

You should be highly motivated, reliable, and flexible also willing to work at short notice as there may be opportunities for extra hours.

Experience in cleaning duties and use of chemicals and equipment are essential as you will be working in a demanding environment. Catering and food service experience would be beneficial along with a passion to providing high standards of customer service.

Experience of working or volunteering in a Mental Health and Learning disabilities is essential. Also the ability to provide a positive approach and image, when working with relevant client groups throughout the Trust.

Candidates must possess Food Hygiene Certificate level 2 or work towards successful completion in an agreed timescale.

Essential are; Numeracy, Literacy and IT level 2. (Equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 (A* to C in old GCSE grading system).

NVQ Level 2 Housekeeping is desirable. All candidates should demonstrate a commitment to undertake further training and qualifications as deemed necessary to the position within agreed timescales.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Marta Dubinska- m.dubinska@nhs.net-07342073356

Michael Andrew-Michael.andrew1@nhs.net-07557606216

Gail Sefton gail.sefton@nhs.net 01723-384662 07557295652

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible

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