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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 19/07/2021.

Housekeeper - Band 2

Job Reference: 327-21-580

Employer:
Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Tewkesbury Hospital
Location:
Tewkesbury
Salary:
£18,005 to £19,337 per annum pro rata

We love what we do and we think you will, too!

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed in October 2019, following the merger of 2gether NHS Foundation Trust and Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust. The two Trusts joined together to provide integrated mental health, physical health and learning disability services to communities.


Gloucestershire Health and Care Foundation NHS Trust are looking for a friendly, conscientious and motivated individual to join our Facilities Team.

The purpose of the role is to provide a cleaning and catering service within our Community Hospital.

The service we provide operates shifts across 7 days of the week. The successful candidate will be working throughout the hospital in non-patient and inpatient areas. We are looking for a person who can work as part of the team to maintain the high standards of cleanliness and to prepare safely and consistently food and beverages for patients in our care.

This patient facing role requires candidates to have good communication skills. The successful candidate will require the ability to follow instructions and procedures via written, verbal and IT methods of communication and preferably have previous experience in a similar role or environment.

A flexible approach towards the work will be required to meet the changing priorities of the workload, duties and department.

Please note, the hours for this vacancy 20 per week.

For an informal discussion and any enquires please contact the Facilities Manager on the details below:

Manager Name: Di Foster

Manager Contact details: Tel: 07977 508261 E-mail: diane.foster@ghc.nhs.uk

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 19th July 2021

Shortlisting date: 20th July 2021

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice’ prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render them liable to dismissal.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are proud to have been recognised as a ‘Veteran Aware Trust’, evidencing the provision of the best care for Veterans and driving to improve the care for veterans and their families. Find out more about this by clicking on the link at the right hand side, titled ‘Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance’.




Applicants who have been shortlisted will be contacted via NHS Jobs. Please check your account regularly. If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date you have probably not been shortlisted. We are sorry that on some occasions we are unable to let you know the outcome of your application personally. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Please note that all candidates who declare themselves on their application form to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the post will be shortlisted in accordance with the Trust’s Two Ticks Pledge on disability.

Applicants should note that all appointments to GHCNHSFT are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.(excluding Medical Staffing appointments).

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, GHCNHSFT will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service, pension, sick pay entitlement and pay grade. Your permission will be sought at application and /or later in the process.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered. Any request will be set against genuine operational requirements and limitations and it is not obligatory for a manager to accede to the request.

For positions Band 8a and above there is a requirement to participate in an on-call rota to ensure a high quality of care for patients at all times and continued support to all staff with access to the right knowledge and expertise. For further information on this please consult the job description.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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