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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/02/2021.

General Porter

Job Reference: 223-GRP-041

Employer:
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
Department:
Portering Department
Location:
The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury
Salary:
£18,005 - £19,337 per annum/pro rata

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Please be aware that The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust utilise a third party recruitment system (TRAC). When applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into TRAC and any emails will be sent via the TRAC System (PLEASE CHECK YOUR JUNK/SPAM).

We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.


This is an exciting opportunity for a positive and hardworking individual to join our Portering Team.

We provide a wide range of duties created by the demands of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. These duties include the movement of patients throughout the Trust, collection and delivery of mail, transport of blood products, movement of office furniture, the movement of waste and a host of duties that provide a high standard of care to our patients.

The successful candidate will be expected to work on a rotational basis which will include 24 hour cover including, weekends, nights and bank holidays.

The successful candidate should have a basic knowledge of using a mobile device as iPods are an integral part of the Portering role.

 




The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us. If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you. This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

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If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.

We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible. In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.


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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