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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/01/2021.


Job Reference: 264-2774962-COR-A

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Kettering general Hospital, Kettering
£18,005 - £19,337 Pro rata

We believe our staff are our biggest asset. We want to develop a positive, inclusive, and caring culture that engages and inspires all our staff, with a clear focus on improvement. We are looking for highly motivated flexible individuals to join the large welcoming Housekeeping Team. You will assist the Trust to maintain high standards of cleanliness on the wards and departments and be expected to deliver a quality cleaning service throughout the hospital in various areas from Theatres, to ward areas or public areas such as corridors & public toilets working alongside our clinical and other non-clinical colleagues to make a positive contribution to our patients and staff experience. The Housekeeping team deliver housekeeping services 247 within the Trust and you should possess excellent people skills, have a good command of both spoken and written English, and an ability to communicate well with others. You should be an enthusiastic team player with a positive "can-do" attitude. You will be hard working, committed person with a keen eye for detail and a fully flexible approach towards your work .

We have a number of vacancies full time or part-time days, evenings & weekends , fixed term & permanent posts experience is an advantage but not essential as training is provided.

Benefits include:

NHS pension

Dedicated training

Progression opportunities

Generous annual leave allowance

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameTrudy BarnesJob titleSenior SupervisorEmail addressT.barns@nhs.netTelephone number01536491576

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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.

"Safeguarding is everyone's business. KGH considers safeguarding a priority amongst its citizen's and a key value for all employed to the service."

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.

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