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Facilities Assistant (Cleaner)

Employer
Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Horsham
Salary
£22,383 a year per annum pro rata, £11.45 per hour
Closing date
23 Feb 2024

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

Band 2

Job summary

Hospital DOMESTIC/CLEANING

Monday - Friday 1700-2000

We are looking for motivated and hard-working individuals to work as part of the Facilities team, performing cleaning duties as required, to the required standard and in compliance with legislation.

Previous cleaning experience would be an advantage, but not essential as training will be provided. Please give FULL details of any relevant experience on your application form to assist us with the shortlisting process. Any fields left blank or incomplete will not be able to be scored.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a motivated and hard-working individual to work as part of the Facilities team, performing cleaning duties as required in all areas of the premises, to the required standard and in compliance with legislation.

Previous cleaning experience would be an advantage, but not essential as training will be provided. Please give FULL details of any relevant experience on your application form to assist us with the shortlisting process. Any fields left blank or incomplete will not be able to be scored.

Please apply online via the NHS Jobs website. If you are unable to use a computer to apply online, please contact the RECRUITMENT DEPARTMENT on 01273 696011 extension 5008 (quoting the job reference number) and ask to be sent a paper copy of the application form.

About us

  • Positive 2020 NHS Staff Survey result's
  • The Care Quality Commission (CQC) rates our quality of services as good with outstanding features
  • Stunning locations in Sussex, surrounded by the South Downs and the coast
  • A great working environment in the community, in patients' homes and our community hospitals
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Real Living Wage Employer with great rates of pay
  • Flexible working options, including job sharing, annualised hours, career breaks, parental leave and adoption leave
  • Supportive team environments
  • Cost-effective and convenient workplace nurseries
  • Thriving BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks
  • Disability Confident Employer, committed to creating inclusive workplaces

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work as an integral part of the ward/departmental/health centre/community hub teams, with a flexible approach within the Facilities Department. Perform cleaning / catering duties as required in all areas of the Healthcare premises to the required standard and complying with legislation.

Please see job description and person spec attached for more details.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Desirable
  • NVQ Cleaning
  • Basic Food Hygiene certificate
  • Basic Health & Safety Certificate

Experience

Essential
  • Previous experience in cleaning services
  • Customer focused environment

Desirable
  • Working in a healthcare environment

skills and knowledge

Essential
  • literate and numerate
  • ability to follow and understand instructions
  • ability to record information correctly
  • Work as a team
  • Able to work alone

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.

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

Address

3 Grove House

Foundry Lane

Horsham

RH13 5PL

Employer's website

https://www.sussexcommunity.nhs.uk/work-with-us/ (Opens in a new tab)

Company

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) offers diverse employment opportunities across Sussex.

We employ over 8,400 full time, part time and bank staff, and our expert teams deliver a wide range of medical, nursing and therapeutic care to over 10,000 people a day, serving a total population of 1.3 million.

Why join our #CommunityThatCares at SCFT?

  • Flexible working patterns offered across our services
  • Ongoing training and development tailored to your needs
  • Excellent research opportunities
  • BAME, Disability and Wellbeing, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief staff networks 
  • Level 3 Disability Confident Leader
  • Free health and wellbeing checks for all staff
  • Workplace nurseries rated Good and Outstanding by Ofsted

SCFT is an inclusive employer that promotes equality and challenges discrimination, and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. Applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates, disabled candidates and LGBT+ candidates are particularly encouraged, to ensure the Trust’s workforce reflects the diverse communities it serves.

Contact our friendly Recruitment team on 01273 242227 or sc-tr.recruitment@nhs.net.

Check out our latest video, showing what it’s like to be an Allied Health Professional with us.....

Company info
Website
Telephone
01273 696011
Location
Glynde Building
Brighton General Hospital
Elm Grove
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 3EW
GB

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