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Healthcare Porter

Posted: 2 Oct 2020 Closes: 1 Nov 2020
Harrogate District Hospital, HARROGATE, United Kingdom £18,545 - £19,917 pa pro rata
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Healthcare Porter

Job Reference: 421-HIF-1955C

Employer: Department: Porter Location: Harrogate District Hospital, HARROGATE Salary: £18,545 - £19,917 pa pro rata

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust cares for the population in Harrogate and the local area as well as across North Yorkshire and Leeds. We also provide children's services in the North East in County Durham, Darlington, Middlesbrough, Stockton-on-Tees, Gateshead and Sunderland.

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is one of only two trusts in Yorkshire and Humber to be awarded HSJ's Top 100 Best Places to Work. We believe that You Matter Most, and this is reflected in our values of Responsible, Respectful and Passionate. So if you're looking for an interesting and rewarding career in the NHS, where you can make a real difference to patients' lives, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is the place for you.

Do you want a new start for 2020, a career in Harrogate District Hospital that is ranked 3rd in the country for staff engagement and experience?

We at Harrogate Integrated Facilities are inviting applications for a Healthcare Porters role. Duties include patient movement, collection and delivery of specimens and instruments to ward and clinical areas, waste collection and to respond to requests to support/provide assistance for onsite security incidents.

As a HIF Healthcare Porter you will ensure a high quality, timely, responsive, and pro-active portering service, You will ensure that service users, materials and equipment are safely and appropriately transferred around the hospital.

**Please be aware that this advert is for 2 positions, one is part time and fixed term for 1 year and the other is full time and permanent**

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameKeith StimpsonJob titlePortering and Logistics ManagerEmail addressKeith.Stimpson@nhs.netTelephone number01423 557951

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and are signatories of the Mindful Employer Charter which underlines our commitment to enhancing the emotional wellbeing of all staff. This commitment begins when you apply to work at our organisation. We will support individuals through reasonable adjustments both at interview and during ongoing employment. In line with the principles of flexible working and improving work life balance, all advertised full time posts will be considered for job share or part time.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, physical or mental health condition, addiction or other healthcare need.

We take pride in being a partner organisation in the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network and are committed to supporting research activity as part of the services we provide. We have research projects running across all specialties which are providing evidence and informing local and national practice.

Applicants who require Tier 2 immigration status to work in the UK are welcome, but such candidates will not be appointed to the post if there are a sufficient number of other suitable candidates, as the employing body will, in those circumstances, be unable to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test requirements, as required by UKVI. All applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates, on their application.

All job offers are subject to Agenda for Change T&C's, excluding medical posts. Offers may also be subject to a Standard or Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate, dependent on the position.

HDFT takes its responsibility for the Safeguarding of Children & Vulnerable Adults seriously. Each member of staff must comply with the HDFT policy, procedures and strategies relating to Safeguarding.

In submitting an application form, you automatically authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process, should you be appointed.

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.

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