On the North Merseyside and West Lancashire Border, Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust covers a diverse population of some 260,000 on two sites 8 miles apart. The seaside resort of Southport is to the west, Skelmersdale to the east, rural Lancashire to the north and the fringes of Liverpool to the south.
There is a wide choice of housing, schools, shopping and entertainment, with easy access to Liverpool, Manchester and the Lake District. Annual events in Southport include the Jazz Festival, Flower Show and Air Show.
The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.
Our philosophy is to provide safe, clean and friendly care.
All our staff are trained in customer care and Equality and Diversity. We expect our staff to act in a professional manner being helpful, polite, courteous, approachable and above all friendly.
We offer family friendly policies, new, purpose built child care facilities on the Ormskirk site and gym facilities are available to staff.
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Providing Safe Clean and Friendly Care
Salary £14,153 - £14,864 pro rata for part time hours
The aim of the Domestic Services Department is to maintain high levels of cleanliness throughout the Trust. delivered by a professional, patient focussed team, supporting our nursing and Infection Control teams
Duties will include general and specialised cleaning in wards, public areas, hospital departments and offices using manual and mechanical cleaning equipment and techniques.
This is a physically demanding role.
You must be motivated and keen to develop yourself, working as part of the domestic services team.
Bank holiday working is required.
All staff receive 27 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays and can also join the NHS pension scheme
Experience is not essential as full training will be given will be given.
The Trust is keen to develop all staff and offers the opportunity to attain NVQ Level 2 in Cleaning Building Interiors .
Based at Southport and Formby District General Hospital but could be asked to work at Ormskirk and District General Hospital.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Trust and see what a difference you can make.
This isnt just cleaning this is specialist cleaning!!
Informal enquiries to Lynne Shaw 01704 704515
Please apply on-line and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via e-mail. This includes 'Invitation to Interview', so it is important you check your e-mail account on a regular basis.
Trust policy is that we do not pay interview expenses.
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Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of 3 years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an e-mail address for your referees.
If you are shortlisted we require at least one item of photographic documentation at interview. If you do not have this, you are required to provide a passport size photograph endorsed on the back with the signature of a 'person of standing' who has known you for at least 3 years. The photograph should be accompanied by a signed statement from that person indicating the period of time they have known you.
You will be required to complete a 'Declaration of Fitness to Practice' form if the post requires a CRB, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is that we charge sucessful applicants for the CRB
In submitting an application, you authorise Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper Staff Transfer form, should you be appointed.
We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.
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