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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/11/2020.

Job Reference: J12-WIRRAL-PORTER

Employer:
NHS Professionals - Non-Clinical
Location:
Wirral
Salary:
£9.21 Per Hour

Porters needed Urgently! We are looking for people to help increase the number of Porters across the Wirral University Teaching Hospitals.

The shifts are between 08:00-20:00 7 days a week and will be worked on a rota up until the end of march.

All new colleagues can expect to receive a warm and friendly Wirral welcome from the very first time they make contact with the trust. They are described as “competent and caring staff” by our patients.

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is situated on The Wirral peninsula which has a stunning coastline and beautiful countryside surroundings, with great activities for its residents.

They are one of the largest and busiest acute Trusts in the North West of England, comprising of the Wirral’s only Emergency Department. They provide a high quality range of acute care services and employ over 6,000 staff, who serve a population of approximately 400,000 people across Wirral, Ellesmere Port, Neston, North Wales and the wider North West footprint.

They have approximately 855 beds trust-wide and our financial turnover is in excess of £337m.

We have Full-time placement opportunity available for a Porter up until the end of March at Wirral University Teaching Hospitals.

About the role

The main duty of the post holder is to take calls for assistance from wards and departments, provide a portering service to all wards and departments, to carry out routine ad-hoc duties, dealing with all enquiries and deliveries, liaising with the Porter Team Leaders on day to day matters.

Main duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide a porter service to all wards & departments. To escort and convey patients by wheelchair, bed or trolley
  • To distribute food trolleys and boxes – and food items
  • To transfer various specimens or bloods to the pathology department and other wards and departments
  • To collect prescriptions and drug books from wards and departments and deliver them to the Pharmacy department
  • To distribute and change medical gas cylinders as requested
  • To transport records, X-rays, furniture, equipment and materials
  • Receiving goods delivered to site
  • A driving license is desirable as some driving duties may be included but this is not essential

Qualifications and Essential Skills

No formal qualifications are required to become a hospital porter. You will need to have a good command of the English language both written and spoken. Previous experience of moving and handling and customer Service experience desirable.

Varying Shift Patterns available Monday-Sunday between 08:00-20:00

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: -

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it - 24/7 365 days
  • Stakeholder pension

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 126,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Register today for various flexible working options and long-term placement opportunities.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Successful applicants will be contacted after the closing date.




Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Successful applicants will be contacted after the closing date.



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