Domestic Assistant (Weekends)
Serco is a FTSE 250 international service company that improves the quality and efficiency of essential services that matter to millions of people around the world. The work we do for national and local governments involves us in the most important areas of public service, including health, education, transport, science and defence.
We are looking to recruit x10 Domestic Assistants to work 13 hours per week at William Harvey Hospital.
William Harvey Hospital is part of the East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust. One of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals serving a local population of around 759,000 people. We have a national and international reputation for delivering high quality specialist care, particularly in cancer, kidney disease, stroke and vascular services.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:Carrying out flushing duties as per schedule for the assigned areaEnsure that all water outlets and shower drains are flushed daily and free from visible scaleCleaning all work areas/equipment during and after use and remove all waste to the appropriate areaObserving the codes of practice for Health and SafetyEnsuring that customer complaints are promptly dealt with, and action taken to prevent reoccurrenceEnsuring that industrial cleaning and safety equipment is used safely and in accordance with current regulations and company policies and maintained in a clean, safe and tidy conditionReporting all maintenance issues and hazards to your line managerEffective communication with all levels of staffComplying with the Trust policies on Health & Safety, COSHH and other statutory legislationAdvising helpdesk on any defects within own areaOrdering goods and materials as necessary from SupervisorsMaintaining records as requiredAssisting with infection cleans and any other cleaning duties required from time to time
Key Skills and Attributes:Customer focusedAttention to detailSelf motivatedRisk Assessment awarenessHealth and Safety AwarenessPrevious cleaning experience is desirableBICSc training to Operator Proficiency Certificate Level 1 (OPC L1) is desirable