Housekeeper Blackpool, England

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Full Time Blackpool, England 22383 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

An opportunity has arisen to appointment a housekeeper to work on ward 1 within the Integrated Medicine and Patient Flow Division.

This is an important role within the wider ward team and every day will provide variety of the role although the team will remain the same. A DBS check will be required for this post. Please note that if you are successful in your application you agree that the Occupational Health Department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer (in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests). This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

You will be trained on Induction around the aspects of the role but please read the job description for the full details of the role but the main duties will include: -

Assisting patients with their nutrition and hydration needs.

Moving and handling of a meal trolley.

Ensure ward and patient areas are clean and tidy

Management of stock

Communicating with staff, patients and relatives both verbally and on the telephone, including welcoming to the ward environment

Due to high numbers of applications this post may close before the initial closing date if enough suitable applications are received.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is ideally situated just a forty five minute drive from Manchester. The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology patients.

As one of the United Kingdom’s largest coastal resort, Blackpool has plenty to offer its residents – it’s not just a good place to work; it’s a great place to live. In addition to its bustling centre and historic seafront, the town is world famous for its many attractions, including the famous Blackpool Tower. Blackpool also offers a number of scenic cycling routes round our local parks and across the surrounding countryside, as well as boasting panoramic views of the coast on its picturesque Promenade. Further afield, Blackpool also benefits from less than three-hour connections via rail to Edinburgh in the north and London in the south.

The post holder will work as an integral part of the ward team ensuring a high quality service to patients. They will be responsible for the co-ordination of all patient facilities in the ward area and ensuring a clean, safe and comfortable environment.
The main elements of the role are insuring the effective provisions of catering, cleaning and maintenance services on the ward. You will also be required to undertake other non-clinical duties to meet individual patient needs as determined by the ward sister/charge nurse and to liaise with support service departments.

To assist the Ward Sister/Charge Nurse to ensure the appropriate and effective delivery of facilities services in order to properly maintain the patient environment.

The post holder must comply with all relevant policies, procedures and training on infection prevention and control.

For more information please see the job description attached below.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Company - Private
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