This job has expired

Facilities Assistant

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Chichester, England
Salary
£22,383 pro rata
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

View more

Sector
Healthcare
Function
Facilities Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

Job overview

We are looking for committed individuals to work in a very important role as part of the facilities team in Drayton House Chichester for 3 hours per night Monday - Friday 17.00 - 20.00.

Full induction and training will be provided for support and an opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications in cleaning will be available.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and be part of a motivated team who want to make a positive difference to people's lives. The benefits are excellent and include:
  • To be part of a forward thinking leading mental health Trust offering high quality care
  • Competitive rates of pay and enhanced pay for weekend working
  • Excellent NHS pension scheme
  • Paid annual leave entitlement
  • Challenging and rewarding work
  • Training and development opportunities

For further information and an informal chat please telephone Chris MacDonald on 07740054967 and complete the application form in full online.

Main duties of the job

Clean areas specified, including associated fittings, if appropriate to include cupboards, work surfaces, dining tables etc.
Move light equipment, e.g. tables, chairs, beds and couches (if on castors) to facilitate cleaning, taking into consideration manual handling risks at all times.

Clean high level surfaces as appropriate, e.g. ledges, pipes, wardrobes, lights, picture rails etc. and damp dust all furniture fixtures, fittings and ledges etc.
Clean paintwork, walls, doors etc. and internal glass as defined in work schedule.
General floor cleaning, to include shampooing/buffing when required.
Remove and dispose of rubbish, ready for collection.
Maintain all equipment in a clean condition, reporting any malfunctioning or broken equipment as appropriate Replenish stock where appropriate, e.g. disposal bags, soap, paper hand towels, toilet rolls.

Working for our organisation

To provide the highest possible standards of domestic services, hygiene and safety to users without constant supervision, and be able to work as part of a team.
To observe current Health & Safety Regulations, and strictly adhere to the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Policy and Waste Disposal Policy.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

We are looking for committed individuals to work in a very important role as part of the facilities team in Drayton House Chichester for 3 hours per night Monday - Friday 17.00 - 20.00.

Full induction and training will be provided for support and an opportunity to gain nationally recognised qualifications in cleaning will be available.

This is an exciting opportunity to work for Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and be part of a motivated team who want to make a positive difference to people's lives. The benefits are excellent and include:
  • To be part of a forward thinking leading mental health Trust offering high quality care
  • Competitive rates of pay and enhanced pay for weekend working
  • Excellent NHS pension scheme
  • Paid annual leave entitlement
  • Challenging and rewarding work
  • Training and development opportunities

For further information and an informal chat please telephone Chris MacDonald on 07740054967 and complete the application form in full online.

Person specification

Knowledge/Experience

Essential criteria
  • Has worked in a customer focused environment
  • Experience of working as part of a team

Sussex Partnership NHS FT is committed to supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. Our workforce is currently under-represented from Black and Minority, Ethnic and disabled communities and we would welcome applications from these communities.

We regret that we are unable to advise candidates if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children's social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognize abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people. It is expected that all staff and bank workers familiarise themselves with the appropriate structures and policies and with the Sussex child protection and safeguarding procedures and the Sussex multi-agency policy and procedures for safeguarding vulnerable adults and undertake the relevant essential training and further training appropriate to their role.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Applicant requirements

This post will require a submission for Disclosure to be made to check for any unspent criminal convictions.

Company

SPFT Banner

Who we are

We provide specialist NHS mental health and learning disability services in south east England. People receive care, treatment and support from us in hospital, at home and from a range of community services. Our services are rated ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission and ‘outstanding’ for caring.

Where we are

We provide services for people of all ages across Sussex and services for children and young people in Hampshire. There’s something for everyone in our local area, whether that’s the hustle and bustle of Brighton, the scenic South Downs or our wonderful coastline where you can chill out to the sound of the surf.

What we can offer you

When you join us, you’ll be coming to work in an organisation that puts people first. We’ll do everything we can to make you feel valued, respected and included. You will be given plenty of opportunities here for your career to flourish. We’re an organisation which is strong on innovation, research and learning, and we will support your development and help you learn new skills in whichever team or service you work in.

Check out the links below to view our key areas of recruitment

Nursing

Medical

Allied Health Professions

Phychology & PsychologicalTherapies

Social Work

Healthcare Support Workers 

Support Services

Check out our latest video below where we hear from our inspiring nurses why Sussex Partnership is such a great place to work.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01903843000
Location
Trust HQ
Swandean
Arundel Road
Worthing
BN13 3EP
GB

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert