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Hotel Services Assistant - Band 2

Job Reference: 327-18-384

Employer:
2gether NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Wotton Lawn Hospital
Location:
Gloucester
Salary:
£17,460 to £18,702 per annum pro rata

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2gether NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health and learning disability services to the people of Gloucestershire and Herefordshire.

Rated ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission.


Wotton Lawn is an 88 bedded hospital caring for mentally ill adults with six wards, a therapy suite, treatment suite, offices and departments. The Hotel Services department provides portering, catering and housekeeping services on site and at other satellite units.

We require hardworking, committed and flexible Hotel Services Assistants to join the existing team to ensure that high standards of catering, hygiene and cleanliness are maintained for our patients, visitors and staff. The post is a site wide position so the successful applicants will be in close contact with adults displaying challenging behaviour so experience of working in a similar environment would be advantageous but not essential.Training will be provided in various aspects of the job.

Some weekend work will be required and weekday shifts will be variable, between Monday-Friday. However ongoing flexibility is required as the successful applicant will be required to cover for annual leave and sickness, and on occasion may be required to vary their hours or work at other sites within the Trust to support service and business demands.

Good communication, team working skills and the ability to understand and interpret instructions are essential for this post.

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

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Jane Jones, Facilities Manager, on 01452 894508.

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

To ensure you fully understand how the 2gether NHS Foundation Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document ‘2gether NHS Foundation Trust 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 him/her liable to dismissal. 




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. The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

Applicants should note that all appointments to 2gether NHS Foundation Trust (excluding Medical Staffing appointments) are subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probation period.

Please be aware that all employees of the Trust who need to have a DBS check in order to carry out their role, will be required to repay the cost, which is currently £50 for an enhanced check or £32 for a standard check.

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.

As part of the Trust requirement to practice safely all internal applicants, including bank staff, are required to be up to date with statutory and mandatory training, or have booked dates for expired training.

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.

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.

The Trust is a signatory to the Mindful Employer Charter


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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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