Porters Team Lead

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England
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Spire Healthcare £ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
17 Jul 2021
Closes
15 Aug 2021

Job Description

Head Porter | Cambridge Lea | Full Time | 37.5 hours a week | Permanent employment

At Spire Cambridge Lea, caring is our passion and our vision is to be recognised as a world class healthcare business. We're committed to looking after people, both patients and colleagues.

Duties and responsibilities
  • To supervise and organise the portering service of the hospital and maintain a disciplined team, through good communication and fair leadership.
  • To promote a courteous working relationship with all hospital staff, working closely with nursing staff and Heads of Department.
  • To be the waste management lead for the hospital, monitoring collections and carrying out audits as required, as well as training to the portering team and individual departments.
  • Ensure all individual competencies are completed by team, and maintained as appropriate.
  • Organising staff rota and basic HR activities
  • Hold regular 1:1 and team meetings
  • Provide hands on support to the portering team, with daily duties as required.
  • Act as a patient escort throughout the Hospital as required
  • Ensure security checks are carried out, and premises are secure before porter on shift is finished evening shift , with relevant records kept
  • Operationally maintain the Medical Gas System and rotate cylinder stock.
  • Organise collection of samples and drugs from clinical departments and deliver to appropriate areas or destination, following due safety procedures in place, which may include external to Hospital.
  • Control of general, clinical and cytotoxic waste in line with corporate and Hospital policy
  • Ensure department compliance with Health and Safety policy and utilise safe systems of work.
  • Any other ad hoc duties considered reasonable at the request of line management.

Who we're looking for
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Hold a full UK driving license.
  • Experience in a customer facing environment/role
  • Excellent communication and social skills and an open, friendly nature.
  • Able to lift heavy items and manoeuvre patient beds/trolleys.

Benefits

We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom and the largest in terms of revenue. From 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland, Spire Healthcare provides diagnostics, inpatient, day case and outpatient care.

For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Sarena Phillips on Applyor S Apply

Spire Healthcare are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture for all. Our people are our difference, it's their dedication, warmth and pursuit of excellence that sets Spire Healthcare apart.

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications

Ref: 6086

Job Details

Porters Team Lead

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Englandd Spire Healthcare
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
17 Jul 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
15 Aug 2021

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