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Domestic Assistant (Grade A)

Posted: 5 Oct 2020 Closes: 3 Nov 2020
Airedale General Hospital, Keighley, United Kingdom £8.99 per hour
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Domestic Assistant (Grade A)

Job Reference: 423-AGHS2683913

Employer: Department: AGH Solutions Limited Location: Airedale General Hospital, Keighley Salary: £8.99 per hour

AGH Solutions was born out of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, a hospital and community services trust based outside Keighley, West Yorkshire.

We are privileged to operate in a beautiful part of the country. The clinical services we support reach far up into the Yorkshire Dales, across the Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven patch. We are also lucky to have excellent transport links to Leeds, Bradford, Manchester and beyond. Leeds city centre is 25 minutes by train from Keighley.

We provide a wide range of services, from traditional facilities management and estate maintenance, to sterile services, wheelchair engineering and procurement.

Our vision is to bring you a flexible, responsive, high quality, value for money service.

Our NHS heritage means we work to the values and ethics of the NHS, and to those of Airedale NHS FT specifically.

Work with us

Our business is our people and without our hard-working staff AGH Solutions would not exist.

We therefore aspire to be an employer of choice and through our people we deliver a service that is efficient, effective, and patient- and customer-focused. We encourage hard work and good performance and in return we reward staff for adhering to our values, displaying the behaviours we expect, and for good performance.

We offer competitive salaries and a good benefits package.

We are committed to offering people from all backgrounds and circumstances the opportunity to gain employment. As well as offering traditional working patterns we also offer work patterns that include evenings and weekend working where appropriate to give individuals the flexibility of employment that meets their personal and family commitments.

Domestic Assistant - Various Shifts Available (Fixed Term until end March 2021)

Shifts/Hours : Mon- Frid: 6.30am - 2.30pm

Wed- Sun : 12pm - 8pm

Sat-Sun: 6.30am -2.30pm

Mon-Wed :12pm -8pm

Mon- Friday 5pm-9pm

AGH Solutions Limited is a subsidiary of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and provides a range of services to the Trust. We have opportunities for reliable, enthusiastic, people centred and caring individuals to join our Domestic Services team

In line with National Standards of Cleanliness you are required to provide a safe, hygienic environment for patients and staff

To communicate effectively with patients, work colleagues and visitors throughout the process of delivery of the service

The ideal candidate will treat patients with dignity and respect. This is a physically demanding role but also a very rewarding role that makes a real difference to people's lives. Applicants must have experience of working with a diverse cross section of the community and the public in general. Previous experience is not essential but you must be able to align to the following values:
  • Compassion
  • Commitment to quality of service
  • Respect and Dignity
As well as offering a good rate of pay in exchange for your hard work and good performance you have the opportunity to earn an annual bonus and up to a week of extra leave. You can also benefit from a pension scheme, enhanced sick pay, enhanced maternity pay as well as a host of employee benefits.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameElizabeth utleyAdditional contact information or 01535 294231

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

NOTE: This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

If you are applying for the vacancy via NHS Jobs please note that your application form will be transferred to the Trac system and all further correspondence regarding your application will be from Trac systems.

If you are offered a position which requires you to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £47.50 or Standard £29.50) from your first full months salary. This is a condition of your employment.

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You are encouraged to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year.

This advert for a vacancy with AGH Solutions Ltd appears under the authority of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust.
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