Domestic Assistant
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Wigan
5d ago

Job overview

Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust are currently Recruiting for Domestic Assistants based at Royal Albert Edward Infirmary.

22.5 hrs Saturday, Sunday & Monday 10pm to 6am

We are seeking a motivated individual to undertake a full range of domestic duties.

The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a busy but supportive team who are flexible in their approach to service delivery.

They should possess the ability to manage their work on a daily basis; both in a team and using their own initiative, able to follow schedules and procedures in line with National Cleaning Standards.

Full training will be provided to the successful candidates.

It cannot be ruled out that the post holders may come in to contact with people who have COVID-19, although the Trust provides PPE and takes all reasonable steps to minimise risk.

Please note this vacancy may close earlier than the specified closing date if a high volume of applications are received.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

The successful candidates will be expected to work as part of a busy but supportive team who are flexible in their approach to service delivery.

They should possess the ability to manage their work on a daily basis; both in a team and using their own initiative, also able to follow schedules and procedures in line with National Cleaning Standards.

Working for our organisation

Choose Well Choose WWL

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust are the proud providers of acute hospital and community services to the people of the Wigan Borough and surrounding areas.

At WWL, we value our staff believing that happy staff, makes for happy patients’. We have a recognised track record in staff engagement, and living our values the WWL Way’.

WWL are committed to placing the patient at the heart of everything we do, and in the provision of safe, effective care that acknowledges and ensures dignity.

With this in mind we are seeking to recruit people who share our values and beliefs.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team delivering high standards of cleaning within both the clinical and non-clinical areas
  • To clean specific areas in line with Trust policy and national cleaning standards
  • To provide a cleaning service in accordance with approved methods, standards and frequencies
  • To provide support to terminal cleans / infection cleans ensuring conversance with infection control & procedures in respect of all cleaning duties
  • The removal and cleaning up of uncontained body fluid spillages in line with Trust policy and national cleaning standards
  • To use cleaning equipment, machinery and cleaning materials once trained and ability to spot defects with machinery and report to Supervisor.
  • Where required undertake Bioquell Q50- HPV decontamination duties and be fully compliant with all the methods and responsibilities of using this system
  • To adopt a flexible approach when undertaking domestic duties
  • Participate in linen counts
  • Essential criteria

  • Speak English to an appropriate standard relevant to their role, i.e. with confidence and accuracy, using correct sentence structures and vocabulary, and without hesitation.
  • Essential criteria

  • General knowledge of cleaning and its importance within the hospital enviroment
  • Essential criteria

  • Basic Numeracy & Literacy skills
  • Ability to demonstrate general knowledge / experience and skills for domestic cleaning role
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to organise & prioritise day to day tasks
  • Ability to be flexible and work across a range of departments and areas
  • Ability to demonstrate use of industrial cleaning machinery
  • Essential criteria

  • No previous experience required
  • Essential criteria

  • No formal qualifications required
  • 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.

    Documents to download

  • 302-21-3672019E JD (PDF, 232.3KB)
  • 302-21-3672019E PS (PDF, 79.1KB)
  • Choose Well, Choose WWL : What WWL can offer you (PDF, 7.9MB)
  • Applying for an NHS vacancy guidance (PDF, 184.5KB)
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    Further details / informal visits contact

    NameHelen MullenJob titleDeputy Hotel Services ManagerEmail addresshelen.mullen wwl.nhs.ukTelephone number01942 822092Additional information

    Hazel Leatherbarrow

    Deputy Hotel Services Manager

    Email : hazel.leatherbarrow wwl.nhs.uk

    Tel : 01942 822848

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