Employer : Devon Partnership NHS Trust
Department : Facilities
Location : Langdon Hospital, Dawlish
Salary : £18,005 - £19,337 per annum pro rata
Job Type : Facilities Assistant
Would you like to play a hands-on role providing facilities services to our department and wards?
Do you take pride in your work and want to play your part in creating a warm and welcoming environment for our patients and visitors?
Have you always wanted to live and work in one of the UK’s most beautiful counties?
We are seeking to recruit a Facilities Assistant to provide essential support services at our Langdon Hospital site in Dawlish.
You will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of facilities services to our ward. It’s a varied and challenging role which will see you involved in cleaning duties, checking equipment, and food service on a daily basis.
It will be your job to ensure that every person using Devon Partnership Trust services enjoy a safe, clean and comfortable environment that supports their recovery.
In return we will provide full training, regular supervision, learning and development, plus a competitive salary which includes enhanced rates of pay for weekends and public holidays, and an excellent pension package.
The role operates on a shift pattern, this will discussed at interview.
It’s an exciting time for us as we grow and develop. If you join us you will become part of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, an award-winning organisation committed to delivering the highest quality of care for everyone.
Refer a friend scheme applies to this post*
You will be working with various individuals and teams, helping to deliver high quality facilities services.
You will need to have excellent communication skills, good work ethic and be able to make decisions that ensure the safe running of our services.
You will be positive, committed and be committed to delivering high standard services.
Ideally you will have up to date knowledge and awareness of health and safety, manual handling and food hygiene standards, although full training will be given.
You will be keen to use your skills and experience to help us continue to deliver our services. We will help you to grown in the role, and will offer the right candidates opportunities for training and development.
The important role you play will have a direct impact patient care and experience.
Your base will be Langdon Hospital in Dawlish, however under the current COVID-19 conditions this may be subject to alternative arrangements / change for example home working.
Please be assured that any alternatives will be discussed fully with you and the organisation. Please ask the appointing manager if you have any questions.
Our offer to you
Benefits of working at Devon Partnership NHS Trust include :
Commitment to career development
Wide range of leadership development opportunities
Up to 41 days of paid leave per year, depending on length of NHS service, includes bank holidays
Generous NHS pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 14.5% of pensionable pay
Incremental pay progression
Childcare vouchers annual savings of up to £1,190
Commitment to flexible working
24 / 7 free confidential advice and support service
Refer a friend* and both earn £500 - available for selected posts.Terms and conditions apply.
Freedom to speak up Guardian Service’, enabling you to safely discuss any concerns impacting on patient care
Exclusive health service discounts for NHS staff
Salary sacrifice cycle scheme
Access to free recovery and wellbeing courses
Exeter is a thriving city with fine dining restaurants, excellent schools and flourishing art scene. Alongside a dynamic city lifestyle, as the third largest county in England, it’s no wonder Devon can also offer people the space to contemplate, to relax and reinvigorate yourself.
The beauty and quality of our landscapes are unsurpassed with over 1 / 3 of the county designated as Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
There are over 450 miles of coastline along 2 stunning and distinctive coasts, the rugged wildernesses of 2 National Parks, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, England’s first natural World Heritage Site the Jurassic Coast, 5,000km of public rights of way and over 250km of off-road cycle paths.
Our natural outdoor playground offers you the chance for a fantastic work-life balance.
Thank you for applying.