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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/08/2022.

Facilities Technician/ Housekeeping/ Cleaning

Job Reference: 298-FAC-029

Estates and Facilities
298 Patient Environment Beckett Wing SJH
St James University Hospital
£18,870 to £19,918 pa





Do you want to make a difference to your local community? The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is looking for flexible and reliable individuals to work as Facilities Technicians (Patient Environment); which is a band 2 post.


“Join us” and you will get:

  • Flexible working- We are committed to supporting our colleagues to have a good work-life balance and welcome conversations about flexible working wherever possible.
  • Generous pension– We offer a generous, defined contribution, pension scheme with matched contribution.
  • Agenda for Change pay scales and holiday allowances– We are committed to the AfC scales for all colleagues and acknowledge all existing NHS length of service.
  • Development opportunities– We have many opportunities for development and learning in all roles.
  • Access to health and wellbeing support services, on-site gym and NHS discounts.


Be part of an organisation doing things differently. One that delivers CQC-rated “Good” NHS healthcare services.


Facilities Technician - Primary role is Housekeeping: (ward cleaning/catering for patients)

Vacancies available are: Monday to Friday

  • POST TYPE ONE: 2pm - 10pm
  • POST TYPE TWO: 1pm - 7:30pm
  • POST TYPE THREE: 3pm or 4pm - 7pm
  • POST TYPE FOUR: 12pm - 6:30pm


We currently have permanent vacancies, for Facilities Technicians to primarily work as Ward Housekeepers’ on Wards, department areas or public spaces. The successful candidates will be required to work at St James Hospital or Leeds General Infirmary. Join us and become a hospital hero!!


Duties will include:

Providing both cleaning and catering service.

  • Ensuring the environment is cleaned to the highest standards.
  • Catering duties involve a caring, person centered approach to meal & beverage service to patients.

There will be an expectation to complete ad-hoc duties when required.

The ideal candidates will be enthusiastic, good team players and able to work on their own initiative and be able to demonstrate the Leeds Way values, these being:-

- Patient Centered

- Accountable

- Collaborative

- Fair

- Empowered


Full Training and a uniform will be provided.

This vacancy may close before the closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with & listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance & provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff & are committed to equal opportunities & welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants & to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely.

You may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the check on your behalf & will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service & pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last 3 full years & include valid work email addresses. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment.

Please note that a car parking permit or space is not guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme & we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact Recruitment on (0113) 2065980

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