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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/08/2020.

BANK Housekeeper - BAND 2

Job Reference: 264-A-20-17604

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Bank Band 2 Housekeepers

We have an opportunity within our Facilities Department to join the asHousekeeper, who play a vital role, right across Kettering General Hospital Foundation Trust.

The main duties include deep cleaning of patient wards as well as general cleaning of the public and staff areas in accordance with departmental schedules and specifications, ensuring high levels of cleanliness at all time.

Working hours are between 16:00 - 20:00 Monday to Friday

The ability to follow instructions and work without direct supervision, whilst maintaining the highest standards of hygiene, confidentiality, courtesy and consideration to all patients and visitors to the Trust, is essential. This is a really important role within the Trust ensuring that infection control and best practice is maintained.

You must be flexible and have a ‘can do’ attitude to your work, together with very high personal housekeeping standards.

The role involves constant interaction with all other users of the hospital and requires you to be aware of the need to be caring, courteous, respectful, confidential, and customer focused in the delivery of their duties.

Previous experience of working in Housekeeping or a similar role is desirable.

The benefits of working Bank;

  • An online self-booking system that also allows you to submit time sheets electronically - “No more paper time sheets”
  • A dedicated recruitment team to ensure you can work as quickly as possible
  • A dedicated compliance team that ensures you remain compliant to work
  • Core Skills Training
  • A bookings team to ensure you work when and wherever you want to

For further details / informal visits contact:

Bank Partners - Jack Symons -

Important Information

Applications will be transferred to TRAC system, by completing an application you are giving authorisation for the transfer of your data.

Correspondence regarding your application will be sent to you via a TRAC system account.

Please submit your application as soon as possible; we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from all backgrounds. This includes members of our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, especially in relation to senior posts within at KGH.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria for the job will be interviewed if you indicate you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme. If you require a reasonable adjustment at any stage of the recruitment process please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible.

Appointments will be made on merit.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Kettering General Hospital (KGH) NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process. Including factual reference, occupational health clearance and statutory and mandatory training record.

If your role requires you to have a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining this (£50).This amount will be reclaimed from your first salary. It is also recommended that following your DBS check you subscribe to the DBS update service.

Please note that news starters with KGH are subject to a six month probationary period.

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