Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/10/2019.

  • Add to favourites

Housekeeper

Job Reference: 841-19-287-HR

Employer:
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Department:
Housekeeping
Location:
Cirencester Hospital
Salary:
£17,652-£19,020

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust was formed on Tuesday 1st 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.


Housekeeper

Band: 2

Salary: £17,652-£19,020

Base: Cirencester Hospital

Hours: Zero Hours Contract

Contract: Bank

Applications for bank staff are welcomed - an opportunity to work flexibly with hours that suit you. staff are expected to work enough hours to meet the requirements of mandatory training.

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust is looking for a friendly, conscientious and motivated individual to join the 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 all of the seven days a 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 safe and consistently high standards of 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 computer based 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.

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

Manager Name: Diane Foster

Manager Contact details: Email: diane.foster@glos-care.nhs.uk / Tel: 0300 421 6283

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check with an Adults Barring List check. Successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

Shortlisting Date: Thirsday 3rd October 2019

Interview Date: TBC



Online Assessment
NHS 'Values for healthcare' challenge

As part of your application you are invited to complete the NHS 'Values for healthcare' challenge available at https://nhsvaluestool.e-lfh.org.uk/

All NHS employees share a belief in the quality of patient care. It is important that our shared beliefs are part of everything we do to ensure that our role has a positive impact on the lives of patients. Try one of the 'Values for healthcare' video challenges at the link above and find out whether you have what it takes to join the NHS.

You can choose any one of the featured job roles for your challenge - don't worry too much about having to match your choice exactly to the type of job role you are thinking about. You only need to follow one job role to complete the challenge.

If you are invited to interview you may be requested to bring a copy of the outcome of the 'Values for healthcare' challenge with you.


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.

Applicants should note that all appointments to Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust 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, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust 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 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.



SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (https://www.safer-jobs.com), a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Standard Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • Armed Forces Covenant
  • CQC Good
  • Step Into Health
  • Listening into Action