Herefordshire and Worcestershire NHS Trust are currently recruiting. Regardless of job title or level, the trust works collectively and tirelessly to ensure that they improve the health and wellbeing across all service users, ensuring that every user of the trust has the best experience possible. As a result, they have formed a joined-up approach across all areas to improve quality across all sites. As part of this, we are currently seeking for a permanent part time Housekeeping Supervisor based at the Princess of Wales Hospital in Bromsgrove.
The shift pattern is Monday-Friday - 3:30pm to 8:30pm.
Your new role
Your key responsibilities will involve being responsible for the Housekeeping Services within all Trust locations, and to have specific responsibility for the day-to-day supervision of the Housekeeping Teams. You will also need to organise and regulate the issue of cleaning materials throughout all Trust properties, ensuring that the supply levels are reasonable. In addition, you will be required to be responsible for the below:
- Monitor usage patterns and ensure that all materials/goods are kept in a secure and safe storage area, regarding substances hazardous to health.
- Ensure correct and economical use of all materials and equipment.
- Investigate and report back, in the appropriate manner, on specific projects as identified by the Facilities Team Manager.
- Ensure value for money in the efficient control of all external contracts i.e. pest control, laundry, window cleaning/wall washing and female hygiene contract.
- Ensure effective disciplinary control within the department as necessary to meet the required performance standard.
- Undertake the responsibilities for the ordering of goods and signing off all appropriate paperwork.
- Carry out any ad hoc duties that the Facilities Team Manager feels are appropriate to fulfil the service needs.
What you'll need to succeed
Previous experience in cleaning / maintenance / caretaker is needed to succeed in this role. NHS/customer service experience previous experience of cleaning in a clinical environment. Rewards and Benefits Hours of work.
You will be required to have confidence organising and appointing training, quality control, health & safety and staffing needs. Knowledge within cleaning services equipment, cleaning techniques and preparing staff rotas is required.
You have a contracted number of hours per week, which are exclusive of a meal break. The working pattern will be agreed with your Line Manager prior to your commencement. This working pattern can be flexed to meet your own and service provision requirements with reasonable notice.
Flexible working - The Trust has a commitment that all employees should be able to balance their working life with commitments outside of work. Our Flexible Working policy enables you to request a flexible working pattern that suits you. You can make such a request every 12 months should your commitments change.
Annual leave – The NHS offer favourable leave entitlements to support the importance of a good work life balance. The leave entitlement for a full year for full-time staff (37.5 hours per week over five days) and is significantly more generous than most comparable roles.
Allowances are set out in the following table:
Length of service Annual leave + Public Holidays On appointment to NHS 27 days + 8 days = 5.4 weeks
After 5 years NHS service 29 days + 8 days = 5.8 weeks
After 10 years NHS service 33 days + 8 days = 6.6 weeks
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What you need to do now
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