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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/09/2020.

Facilities Technician (XN02)

Job Reference: 298-FAC-007

Employer:
Estates and Facilities
Department:
298 CSU62 COVID-19 Impact (E&F)
Location:
St James University Hospital
Salary:
£18,005 to £19,337 pa

Facilities Technician (Porter)

 

Previous applicants within the last 6 months need not apply

 

We are looking for patient centred people to work on flexible contracts as facilities technicians at our St James’s site.  The hours and shift available will vary from week to week, but will include evenings, nights and weekends. You will collect patients from wards or other areas and transport them in a wheelchair or on a trolley for tests or ward moves within the hospital site and will clean touch points and patient movement equipment.  You will work alongside existing portering staff to assist with the transfer of patients in a hospital bed and help with the movement of goods around the hospital.

 

The following are essential for you to be successful:

 

  • Physically able to spend majority of working time on your feet
  • Have a good standard of written and spoken English
  • High standard of personal hygiene
  • Able to follow strict protocols relating to infection prevention and patient confidentiality
  • Customer service experience / skills gained from prior employment
  • The willingness to work across all areas of the site and an understanding of the need to follow instructions when working around patients who are suspected of or confirmed as having Covd-19



This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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 Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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