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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/08/2019.

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Domestic Assistant

Job Reference: 979-02361

NHS Property Services Ltd
Ambleside Health Centre, Rydal Road, Ambleside LA22 9BP
£16,777.04 (pro-rata)

You will have an integral part to play in the high standards of our premises and maintaining standards of cleanliness and infection prevention and control.  The requirements for cleaning the building will include reception, clinical areas, offices, staff room, toilets, showers, circulation space and handling of refuse to the external storage area.


NHS Property Services is positive about disability and is a disability symbol user.  We also wish to be known as an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications form all sectors of the community. The value we place on our employees is reflected in our commitment to improving the working lives of our employees. 


We are looking to appoint a suitably motivated and experienced Domestic Services Assistant to carry out the cleaning of Ambleside Health Centre in Ambleside to ensure that staff, patients and visitors benefit from a safe healthcare and working environment.


It is essential that the post holder is well organised, self-disciplined and able to work in accordance with the requirements of the service.  He/she maintains a neat and tidy appearance and a good standard of personal hygiene, is polite and courteous when dealing with the public and site staff.


We are looking for an individual who has knowledge of cleaning procedures, colour coding  and COSHH with the with the ability to follow planned work schedules. We are looking for colleagues who are willing to work towards an NVQ 2 and will be provided an induction and training in Domestic Cleaning. Team members should be able to use own initiative on routine cleaning issues and work in a professional and courteous manner.


If you have any queries regarding your application please contact Kerri Carruthers on 07706906647.


Please ensure that you provide appropriate individuals as referees to avoid delays in the appointment process, and refer to the “Essential Reference Information for Applicants” document before completing your application form.


If you have not received a reply within 6 weeks of the closing date please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.



NHS Property Services is an Equal Opportunities Employer and operates No Smoking and Flexible Working Policies.  Applicants wishing to job share will be considered unless otherwise stated.  Applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria for the post will be guaranteed an interview.

This is an exciting time to join NHS Property Services. We are creating an exciting new property and facilities management company which is delivering added value for our customers and the wider NHS.

At a time of major change for the NHS, the company is reducing costs, unlocking value and reinvesting directly in the future estate to improve frontline patient care.

We are on a journey, and we are looking for motivated people to join a team that is dedicated to delivering first class services to the NHS.

NHS Property Services is one of the largest property owners in the UK, with a £3 billion asset portfolio, some 4,000 properties, 3,000 employees and an annual income of over £700 million. Established in April 2013, the company provides professional property and facilities management advice and services to the NHS. In its first three years, the company has managed over 200 new developments so that patients are treated in better, modern facilities. The company has also achieved substantial savings for the NHS through the application of professional expertise to its estate and through providing more cost effective facilities management services.

The Rewards

The company can offer you a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, which includes:

  • 27 days’ annual leave
  • Career development opportunities
  • Supportive workforce policies
  • Group personal pension
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection
  • Personal accident cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme

If you would like to join our dedicated facilities management team within NHS Property Services Ltd, we want to hear from you.

We have a statutory duty to ensure that employees operating in a customer facing role must speak fluent English and competenecy will be assessed at interview.


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