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Housekeeper

Job Reference: 841-19-310-LW

Employer:
Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Department:
Cirencester Hospital - Facilities
Location:
Cirencester
Salary:
£17,652 to £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 - Restaurant

Band: 2

Salary: £17,652 to £19,020

Hours: 20 hours per week, working hours 10am - 2pm

Base: Cirencester Hospital

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust are looking for a friendly, conscientious and motivated individual to join our Facilities Team.

The purpose of the role is to provide assistance in the Hospital Restaurant to support the Restaurant supervisor. To provide freshly prepared food to the visitors, staff and patients.

This patient Customer 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 IT 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 and duties.

For an informal discussion and any enquires please contact Diane Foster, the Facilities Manager on 0300 421 6283 or email her on diane.foster@glos-care.nhs.uk

This vacancy is subject to an Enhanced disclosure with barring for adults. Successful candidates are expected to undertake a DBS check at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

Short-listing Date: - Friday 11th 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.



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