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Domestic Assistant

Job Reference: 175-1718-OP1206

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Estates Engineering
Papworth Everard, Cambridge
£15,404 to £18,157 pa

As the largest and leading specialist cardiothoracic hospital in the UK, Royal Papworth Hospital is dedicated to providing patients with the best possible care through the excellence of our caring staff.

In September 2017 the hospital was delighted to receive a royal title following approval from Her Majesty The Queen. Royal Papworth will become the first royal hospital in the East of England, in recognition of its pioneering history and continued commitment to developing the treatments of the future. We look forward to welcoming you to Royal Papworth and becoming part of our future.

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is currently preparing for its move to a bespoke, purpose-built hospital on the world-class Cambridge Biomedical Campus (CBC) in September 2018 and to Administrative Offices in Huntingdon in June 2018.


Estates and Facilities Services

Domestic Assistant – Residential Accommodation

Band 2

Salary Scale:

£15,404 - £18,157 pa

Domestic Assistant 37.5 Hours.

This is a new and exciting role providing an excellent cleaning service to staff within their accommodation environment.

Reporting to the Accommodation Manager, the successful candidate will be part of a small team maintaining a clean and safe environment for all residents and staff. As a Domestic Assistant you will carry out cleaning duties and maintain accurate records working in accordance with COSHH and Health and Safety regulations.

You will work on a daily basis with direction from the Accommodation Manager; you may also be required to cover some administrative tasks.

If you are able to carry out an excellent standard of cleaning and enjoy communicating with staff on all levels; we want to hear from you.

Hours of work will be 37.5hrs covering 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday with the possibility of some weekend cover being required.

Accommodation may be available to the right candidate.

The post will be based at the Hospital’s staff accommodation in Waterbeach, Cambridge.

For more information, please contact Angie Ford Accommodation Manager

Estates and Facilities Services

01480 364958

Closing date: 28/02/2018

Interview Date: TBA

** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

The support and benefits available to staff include:
NHS Pension Scheme, Occupational Health Service, Personal Support (via Occupational Health), Childcare Vouchers, Onsite Gym, NHS Discounts, Chaplaincy, Staff Recognition Scheme, NHS Fleet Car Scheme, Cycle Scheme, Corporate Gym Membership, Low cost Home Ownership Schemes, Subsidised Restaurant, Programme of Social Events, Flexible Working Options and Library.

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

In submitting an application form you authorise Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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