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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/06/2022.

Facilities Operative (Domestic Services)

Job Reference: 163-3288E-05-22

Barnsley Facilities Services ltd
BFS Internal Domestic Service
£19,228 pa pro/rata



BFS Level A - Spot Point - £19,228 per annum pro/rata

Post 1 – 11.50 Hours per week, Permanent (Rota below)

Post 2 – 19 Hours per week, Permanent (Rota below)

Post 3 – 19 Hours per week, Permanent (Rota below)

Post 4 – 16 Hours per week, Permanent (Rota below)

Exciting opportunities are available to be part of the Barnsley Facilities Services Team, working within Barnsley Hospital. We have vacancies for Facilities Operatives working within our Domestic Cleaning & Housekeeping Services.

We are looking for enthusiastic team members who are eager to learn and to develop; previous experience is desirable, but not essential as full training is provided. We are looking for individuals who are highly motivated and want to make a difference to our patients’ experience and who demonstrate values and personal qualities that support the BHNFT way of working.

As a Facilities Operative you will become an active member of our team working closely with other disciplines and have the ability to progress and learn new skills.

What really matters to us is providing everyone of our patients with an excellent experience, a service that really cares and one that delivers the right outcome, and we achieve this everyday.

Rota’s for the positions are:

Post 1, EW, Mon - Fri, 17:00 -20:00, Sat - Sun 15:45 - 19:45, 7 on 7 off, No Break.

Post 2, Working 76 hours per month so week days work changes weekly.

Post 3, Working 38 hours per month so week days work changes weekly.

Post 4, EW, 4 Over 7, 3 Wk. Rota, 16:45 - 19:45, No Break.

For further information, please contact Clare Booth on 01226 432800 or via e-mail on

Barnsley Facilities Services is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

PLEASE NOTE: all correspondence regarding this vacancy and the interview process will be sent by e-mail.  Therefore, you are advised to check your emails/NHS Jobs account regularly following the closing date.   To speed up the recruitment process please ensure that your references are appropriate and where possible you have provided an email address and telephone number.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges for adverts placed from 1st June are as follows:

Please note that these charges are not applicable for Level A positions.

As from 6th April 2022 the charges will be:

Standard Check: £18.00 + Administration cost of £3.69 = deduction from salary as a one-off payment.

Enhanced Check: £38.00 + administration cost of £3.69 = £13.69 deduction from 1st months’ salary, then deduction from salary over following 3 months.

Closing date for applications: 5th June 2022

Interview to be held on: TBC

 If you wish to apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs website and quote Ref No: 163-3288E-05-22

 Please refer to the attached additional document when completing your application, this will inform you about Values Based Recruitment at Barnsley Facilities Services.


We have recently worked with our staff and patients to develop values that we are strongly committed to. Treating you as you would wish to be treated yourself is high on the agenda, as is working together and focusing on individual and diverse needs.

As an organisation, we are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, potential staff or users of our service, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. We actively promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills, and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates. We select all candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications, and experience.

Applications are welcomed from people who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a job share or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.

This advert for a vacancy with Barnsley Facilities Services ltd appears under the authority of Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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