General Porter
The Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth
London, GB
16h ago

Am I the right person for this General Porter role?

  • An understanding of basic health and safety principles
  • Able to work flexible shifts
  • A good basic education
  • Polite and courteous
  • The ability to understand and maintain confidentiality
  • The ability to understand and follow instructions
  • What are the responsibilities of this General Porter role?

  • To ensure that the Portering service meets the needs and expectations of Patients, Visitors and Ward team.
  • To Move patients in / out and around the hospital in a safe, caring, efficient manner, ensuring their dignity, well being and safety is maintained at all times.
  • To carry out daily checks on the wheel chairs, manual handling mechanical aids, record any defects accordingly to the Portering Supervisor.
  • To lift, handle, transport any goods including furniture, beds, deliveries for patients / staff, medical / IT equipment, etc
  • To transport clinical waste bags including sharps bins to the clinical waste storage facility; this will involve frequent exposure to highly unpleasant working conditions.
  • To be able to work independently or as part of a team and with limited direct supervision
  • Why apply for this role as General Porter?

  • At our Hospital we are passionate about providing our employees with a supportive and engaging environment. As well as ongoing development and training, we offer our employees a wide range of benefits;
  • from 27 days annual leave, generous private healthcare cover, contributory pension schemes including continuation of the NHS pension.

  • Working with us, all eligible employees receive;
  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring
  • Private healthcare cover
  • Ongoing training and development programmes
  • Discounts at local, national and online shops
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan scheme
  • Employee Service Excellence recognition rewards
  • Childcare vouchers
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