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Unit Support Workers

Job Reference: 358-2745917-COR

University Hospitals of Leicester
Capacity Planning, LRI but could cross site
£18,005 - £19,337 pro rota per annum

We are actively promoting flexible working options, helping you to manage a work / life balance”.

These days, more and more people are looking to take control over their working lives whilst having the stability of regular work.

As a Unit Support Worker at the University Hospitals of Leicester you will provide the hospital site (Leicester Royal/Leicester General/Glenfield) with portering, housekeeping and domestic services as required ensuring patients are moved in a timely manner.

This job purpose covers a 7 day week, 24 hours , including weekends and bank holidays.

We are actively recruiting staff to work primarily at LRI site but may be required to cross site work at LGH and GGH sites, to support the timely transfer of patients across the ED and emergency floor and ward areas.

You will have full induction to the role and be supported by the Operations Team. We also offer a range of benefits such as pension, weekly pay, and annual leave payment depending on how much you work.

NHS experience is not essential for these roles as full training will be provided.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Sarah Mayoh-Smith - Deputy Site Manager / 07950866587

Vacancies will close early if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Applications are transferred to TRAC, by completing an application you authorise the transfer of your data. Emails regarding applications will be sent via TRAC.

UHL is an equal opportunities employer. We aim to employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities we serve and where discrimination is outlawed, and staff and service users are equally valued and supported. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who match our job criteria.

We welcome applications from members of our black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities, as we have identified that UHL has an under-representation of BAME employees at band 7 and above.

Applicants who have a disability and meet the essential criteria will be interviewed if indicated you wish to be considered under the Disability Confident Scheme. If you require any reasonable adjustments please make the recruitment services team aware as soon as possible. Appointments will be made on merit.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS)

If this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order)1975 a submission for Disclosure to be made to the DBS

COVID 19 Risk Assessment

Due to Covid 19 we have introduced a staff risk assessment into our pre-employment process.

This is intended to ensure you are able to safely perform your duties in any of our work areas, and if you have been identified as being vulnerable to coronavirus. Our main aim is to reduce risk and to ensure the safety of all new starters as well as current staff, patients and visitors.

If it is identified that you are within a vulnerable category, we will endeavour to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate this.

Tier 2 Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who require Tier 2 sponsorship. NON-UK candidates may not be appointed if the Trust is unable to satisfy the Home Office Visa requirements or there is a appointable applicant who already holds the right to work in the UK.

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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