Facilities Assistant /Porter
Temporary role until Mid-Jan 2021
Hourly rate £9.20 Unsocial uplifts will be paid for working Monday to Friday 8pm to 6am Saturday at 41% and Sunday at 83% To work up to 37.5 hours a week over 7 days Specific
We are looking for a temporary Porter starting immediately within healthcare services.
Working for a leading facilities provider, you will operate and maintain a porter duties to both patients and Staff to the Hospital.
Duties and responsibilities will include
- Providing efficient service at all times
- Lifting, handling and transporting patients in wheelchairs, stretches
- Collections & delivering - flowers, parcels as well blood products, medical gases to wards and departments.
-Movement of clean linen to wards and departments and removal of infected/soiled linen to the appropriate holding area
-Sweeping of the hospital entrances and pathways
-Lift and transport furniture, stores and stock as required, occasionally these can are very heavy desks
- Staff may be allocated to specific hospitals/areas of work, but will remain flexible and can be transferred at the discretion of the Pottering Contract Manager and Supervisors.
You will have :
Excellent communication skills to defuse situations that can lead to occasional abusive or violent situations
Carry out the movement of beds, chairs, and equipment during a Major Incident or Fire as directed. Occasionally unsupervised and to respond to requests in a polite manner
Carry a multitone bleep whilst working in A&E to respond to ‘2222’ emergency calls
Ability to respond constructively to unpredictable situations
Training is required, experience not needed
This is a temporary role starting ASAP.
DBS is required