Scarborough, North Yorkshire, England
- Full time
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager)
- 26 Mar 2020
- 25 Apr 2020
Housekeepers are responsible for providing and maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and the provision of food. As a housekeeper you will work as part of the housekeeping team to provide a clean, safe supportive environment in which patients can recuperate.
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 Yo12 6DN, and will be required to work shifts between the hours of 7.00 am - 6 pm including weekends.
Opportunities for extra hours may also be available so flexibility is required.
You should be highly motivated, reliable, flexible and willing to work at short notice. Experience in cleaning duties and use of chemicals and equipment are essential as you will be working in a demanding environment. Also any catering and food service experience would be appreciated along with a passion to providing high standards of customer service.
Candidates must possess NVQ Level 2 in Housekeeping or be willing to works towards in an agreed timescale and Level two Food Hygiene certificate as well as being able to demonstrate commitment to undertake further training and qualifications. You are also required to be IT literate.
The ability to work with relevant client groups throughout the Trust, i.e. Learning Disabilities, Mental Health is essential.
In the event that permanent funding is secured for this post the successful applicant will be confirmed in post on a permanent basis.
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.
In order for your application to be successfully processed we will require references from your current and previous employer(s) which must cover a minimum period of three years. Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous line manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed.
If your application is successful, the information you give on your application form will be used to create and be retained on your electronic staff record and to provide access to core Trust systems.
Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee.
After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.
Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted by e-mail. You should check your SPAM folders as well as your inbox. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you should assume your application has been unsuccessful.
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