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As & When Housekeeping Assistant

Band 1

Main area
Domestic Services
Grade
Band 1
Contract
As and When
Hours
As and When
Job ref
405-18-AN377DOM
Site
Dorset County Hospital
Town
Dorchester
Salary
£17,460 - £18,702 pro rata per annum
Closing
21/10/2018 23:59

Outstanding Care, Outstanding Careers

 

Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

Outstanding Location

West Dorset with its outstanding scenery and rugged coastline is characterised by a number of small towns, each with a distinct identity. The coastline is protected by World Heritage as a site of outstanding natural beauty.

Dorchester is an intriguing mix of historic and the modern, with the new Brewery Square development offering a vibrant and sophisticated leisure and shopping complex.

The local schools are amongst the best in the country with a mix of public and private education.

The hospital is close to the town centre of Dorchester, and has excellent bus and rail networks, making the major centres of Bournemouth, Bath, Southampton, Exeter and Bristol easily accessible

Outstanding Rewards

NHS Discount Scheme – free to join and a huge range of discounts for NHS staff

Childcare Support – our staff receive discounted rates at Sunny Days Nurseries and we also provide a childcare voucher scheme.

Cycle to Work Scheme – we run a Cycle to Work Scheme, offering savings on the cost of a new bike plus cycling equipment

Pension – the NHS offers one of the UK’s best pension schemes with an excellent package of benefits

Flexible working – a range options including compressed hours, term-time contracts and part-time working

Staff Recognition – as well as regular appraisals, local and corporate inductions, we recognise the great work of our staff through the Monthly Hospital Heroes Award and the Annual Gem Awards

Employee Support and Wellbeing– A free, confidential counselling service for both work and non-work related matters. A physiotherapy service is also available.

Outstanding Career

AS AND WHEN HOUSEKEEPING ASSISTANTS (BAND 1)
VARIOUS HOURS

Dorset County Hospital is looking to recruit Housekeeping staff to strengthen the already existing friendly and hardworking team.

There may also be opportunities for additional hours often at short notice to cover unexpected sickness as well as planned holiday leave and or vacancies in the short term.

Duties are predominantly cleaning clinical areas as well as some non-clinical areas throughout the main hospital site.

Training and uniform will be provided.

We operate a 24/7 service and have various posts available with as and when hours throughout the day.

PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY

Positive about disabled people

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Paul Andrews Portering & Housekeeping Manager 01305 255573 or Sarah Peyman Housekeeping Team Leader 01305 253486