Overview

Salary: £6.06 – £9.50

Shift hours: Part Time

We currently have an opportunity for a Domestic Assistant to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

  • Carry out routine cleaning tasks at the scheduled time, in a specified area and in accordance with all relevant policies and procedures
  • Maintain high standards of cleanliness throughout the area of responsibility
  • Empty and dispose of domestic and clinical waste in accordance with the Trust’s infection prevention and control & waste disposal policies
  • Replenish consumables (i.e. paper towels, toilet rolls, soap, etc)
  • Store and use cleaning equipment and materials safely and efficiently and in compliance with COSHH
  • Use only approved cleaning equipment and materials in accordance with training and instructions provided
  • Undertake all cleaning duties in a safe manner, using PPE and hazard signs as appropriate
  • Liaise with clinical staff in order to deliver a patient focused service
  • Be vigilant and report care and estate issues to your supervisor
  • Under supervision, respond to any ad-hoc cleaning requests on-site complying with infection prevention and control and/or management instruction
  • Comply with Trust and Sodexo policy and deliver patient promises

 

Specific domestic cleaning duties may include, but may not be limited to all of the following:

  • Collection and movement of refuse
  • Cleaning of sanitary areas, floors, all surfaces, furniture and fittings
  • Replenishment of cleaning supplies and other consumables (hand towels, toilet rolls and soap)
  • Assist with stripping and sealing floors
  • Changing curtains
  • Dishwashing 
  • Bed cleaning
  • Maintenance and stock control of cleaning equipment and materials
  • Use of electrical cleaning machines
  • Use of correct cleaning products and equipment for the specific tasks
  • At the discretion of the line manager, carry out cleaning duties in any other area of the hospital, as and when required

Essential:

  • Experience – working with a cleaning team, dealing with waste, smells and bodily excretions and dirt.
  • Show empathy, care and compassion (C)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors, colleagues, clients (C)
  • Ability to work independently, flexibly and professionally  – dealing with stressful and changeable situations (A)
  • Ability to adhere to instructions, standards and procedures (A)
  • Ability to build relationships and show respect for other people (R)
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm (E)
  • Ability to work as part of a team (S)
  • Excellent customer service skills (S)

Desirable

  • NVQ Healthcare support services, BICSc CPSS
  • Previous experience working in a healthcare environment
  • Previous experience working in a customer facing role

 

 

Reference: SDX/TP/975567/66237

Location: Haywood Hospital, England