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Cleaner (Domestic Assistant) Bank - Gillingham & Surrounds

Posted: 7 Oct 2020 Closes: 5 Nov 2020
Gillingham, Kent, United Kingdom £9.21 Per Hour
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Cleaner (Domestic Assistant) Bank - Gillingham & Surrounds

Job Reference: 979-A-20-8656

Employer: Location: Gillingham, Kent Salary: £9.21 Per Hour

The NHS needs you now more than ever. We are looking for a Bank Cleaner (Domestic Assistant) to work in Gillingham and the surrounding areas.

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.

On our Bank team you will be offered a range of shifts to suit your lifestyle, these shifts will be between 05:00 and 20:30, Monday to Friday.

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 Parkwood Health Centre, Long Catlis Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME8 9PR, you will also need to cover Keystone Health Centre, Twydall Health Centre, Strood CDC (Snapdragons) and Boots Pentagon Centre.

What hours would you work?
You will work a variety of hours per week, with various shift patterns and start times throughout the day between 05:00 and 20:30, Monday to Friday.

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
• If you are applying for a role with an early start or part time hours, please make sure you think about how you will get to the site and that the hours will work for you.

NHS Property Services is a property owner and manager, advisor and service provider, helping to shape the NHS estate for the future. As a government-owned company we have one goal: to ensure the NHS makes the right property choices to enable excellent patient care.

Today our portfolio is one of the largest in the UK, comprising more than 3,000 properties with 7,000 tenants across England. At a total value of more than £3bn, this represents about 10% of the total NHS estate.

Our properties range from listed buildings through to award-winning, state-of-the-art integrated health campuses. Few property companies have such a high level of expertise as both a landlord and a service provider.

Since NHS Property Services was established in 2013, our portfolio has been evolving. It's been a period of tremendous change for the NHS. New models of care mean that properties have to deliver much more than in the past. We use our expertise in estate management and service provision to achieve the best value and cost savings possible.

The Rewards

The company can offer you a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes:
  • 27 days' annual leave
  • Career development opportunities
  • Supportive workforce policies
  • Group personal pension
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Personal accident cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
If you would like to join our dedicated facilities management team within NHS Property Services Ltd, we want to hear from you.

We have a statutory duty to ensure that employees operating in a customer facing role must speak fluent English and competenecy will be assessed at interview.


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