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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2020.

Facilities Assistant

Job Reference: 150-HD4753-EAF

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Facilities, Housekeeping, Portering
Horsham Hospital, Horsham

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust (SCFT) is the largest community healthcare provider in Sussex.

  • 5,000 full and part time staff, with over 4,000 people registered on our bank
  • Medical, nursing and therapeutic care provided to over 9,000 children and adults a day
  • July 2018 Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating of ‘Good’ with ‘Outstanding’ features
  • BAME, Disability, LGBT+ and Religion and Belief Staff Networks
  • Disability Confident Employer – Level 2

37.5 hours per week, including Bank Holiday and weekend working (enhancements given).

We are looking for a Facilities Assistant to work as part of the Domestic team, and to assist the Housekeeping and Portering teams, performing housekeeping, cleaning and catering/kitchen duties, and moving lifting and shifting items. The post holder will need to understand the importance of meeting the National Specifications for Cleanliness in the NHS and maintaining Food Hygiene Standards.

Previous experience would be an advantage, but not essential as training will be provided.

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer and invites applications from all sections of the community.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameSteve PartlettJob titleFacilities SupervisorEmail addressstephen.partlett@nhs.netAdditional contact information

Mike Clarke, Facilities Manager

01273 696011 ext. 2445

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