University Hospital Wishaw, ML2 0DP
Part Time (10 hours per weekend)
* Shift pattern can be any shift between the hours of 6am to 10pm depending on service delivery. . Contracted hours per day are 5 however the biggest majority of the time will be working 6.5 hours, additional hours will be added as overtime.*
£11.16 per hour
**Please bear in mind, in this role there may be a requirement to work within Covid-19 treatment areas, including wards. You will have the appropriate equipment and PPE to carry out your duties in this environment safely**
Serco have an exciting opportunity for Domestic Assistants to join our team based at Wishaw General Hospital, site has 663 beds covering approx. 67,000spm. Working as a Domestic Assistant here means you'll play a critical role in keeping the Hospital running and open, Domestic Assistants provide and maintain a clean, healthy, safe and caring environment for patients, visitors and staff.
You will provide a high quality domestic cleaning service to patients, staff and visitors at Wishaw General Hospital. The department maintain standards of cleanliness in allocated areas within the hospital including the wards, departments and non-clinical areas. Some of these duties will include emptying, disposing and replacing domestic waste as directed and ensure that waste is disposed of correctly. Throughout this you'll make sure all tasks are completed within agreed timescales and to health and safety standards.
You'll never go out unprepared though - as well as ongoing career development, all our team receive the training, tools, uniform and vehicles they need to work in this unique and important environment.
What you'll need to do the role
You'll be customer focused with good communication skills and a flexible attitude to working times and methods. You will also require a good working knowledge of Serco and NHSL working practices and procedures whilst adhering to Health and Safety requirements.
Meaningful and vital work: Working within soft services at Serco means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that patients continue to receive the care they need 24/7.
A world of opportunity: It takes a diverse team to support a hospital and we're big on internal progression. So whether you specialise your skills, progress into team management or move into operations, you'll find all the opportunity you need to evolve your career.
Great people: Hospitals are busy places and your role will see you interact with NHS staff, patients, and of course your supportive team. You will be part of the hospital.
What we offer
At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services. We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.
By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging.
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At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly Disability Confident Leader employers and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.
At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the 'Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.