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Bank Domestic Assistant (Grade A)

Grade A

Main area
Domestic Assistant
Grade
Grade A
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Flexible working - Bank vacancy
Job ref
423-AGHS3684639-A-B
Site
Airedale General Hospital
Town
Steeton, Keighley
Salary
£18,546 pro rata per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
23/05/2022 23:59

AGH Solutions is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust. We are proud of our NHS heritage, and proud to be supporting Airedale’s clinical services.

We provide a wide range of services from traditional facilities management and estate maintenance, to sterile services, wheelchair engineering and procurement, to clients both within and beyond the NHS.

Job overview

AGH Solutions Limited is a subsidiary of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust and provides a range of services to the Trust. We have opportunities for reliable, enthusiastic, people centred and caring individuals to join our Domestic Services team

Domestic Assistant - Bank vacancies available 

 

Main duties of the job

  • In line with National Standards of Cleanliness provide a safe, hygienic
    environment for patients and staff
  • To communicate effectively with patients, work colleagues and visitors
    throughout the process of delivery of the service and at all times respecting dignity and confidentiality.
  • To carry out all designated cleaning duties in safe manner using only equipment and materials provided by the department.Compliance with policies and procedures
  • Completion of mandatory training and relevant departmental training.
  • Uses own initiative when carrying out duties on wards and departments to ensure service is provided and standards are met. 

Working for our organisation

AGH Solutions was born out of Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, a hospital and community services trust based outside Keighley, West Yorkshire.

We are privileged to operate in a beautiful part of the country. The clinical services we support reach far up into the Yorkshire Dales, across the Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven patch. We are also lucky to have excellent transport links to Leeds, Bradford, Manchester and beyond. Leeds city centre is 25 minutes by train from Keighley.

We provide a wide range of services, from traditional facilities management and estate maintenance, to sterile services, wheelchair engineering and procurement.

Our vision is to bring you a flexible, responsive, high quality, value for money service.

Our NHS heritage means we work to the values and ethics of the NHS, and to those of Airedale NHSFT specifically.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • Completion of work records
  • Work completed in line with schedules and timescales
  • Target % as per NHS Framework for audit achieved
  • Reports any adverse event to line manager and completes on line form
  • Patient satisfaction surveys show no incidents \concerns regarding service
  • No issues raised via PALS 
  • To carry out all designated cleaning duties in safe manner using only equipment and materials provided by the department.Compliance with policies and procedures
  • Completion of mandatory training and relevant departmental training.
  • Uses own initiative when carrying out duties on wards and departments to ensure service is provided and standards are met. 

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Willingness to complete mandatory training and any departmental training\qualification
Desirable criteria
  • Customer service training\qualification
  • NVQ or BICS in Cleaning

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Ability to follow instructions both verbal and written
  • Communicates effectively
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Able to use own initiative

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Understanding of Confidentiality
  • Demonstrates an understanding of Dignity and Respect
  • Understanding of Health and Safety
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of cleaning procedures.
  • Understanding of Information Governance

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Previous experience working with the public\ customers
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working in the cleaning industry commercial\ healthcare etc.
  • Previous experience of working in a hospital\healthcare\care home environment

Special Attributes

Essential criteria
  • Working to schedules, procedures and deadlines
  • Completion of work records

Personal Qualitites

Essential criteria
  • Motivation to provide a high standard of service
  • Flexibility to meet the needs of the service

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Disability confident committed

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Elizabeth Utley
Job title
Facilities Manager
Email address
Elizabeth.Utley@nhs.net
Telephone number
01535 294231