Hospital Porter

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Hospital Porter

Whipps Cross University Hospital

London E11 1NR

Part Time, 6 month FTC

30hrs per week (Flexible Working)

Salary: £11.29 per hour plus benefits



Serco have an exciting opportunity for a Hospital Porter to join the current team based at Whipps Cross Hospital, London. As the Porter you will provide a comprehensive, quality, and efficient service within the Hospital ensuring patient care and customer service is at the forefront of everything you do.



Main Accountabilities:



In this role you will ensure that all portering tasks are undertaken in a professional, competent and safe manner. You will be responsible for the transportation of patients to and from X-ray, emergency transportation of patients and the transportation of deceased patients from A&E and/or Wards to mortuary. In addition to this you will also be responsible for responding to cardio arrests and providing trolley and supporting equipment to the incident, transportation and collection of medical gases to all department and wards regularly, removal of soiled laundry from Wards and theatres and the delivery of Specimens, Blood samples to the Pathology department. You may also be required to undertake any other tasks/duties as identified by the Patient Ambassador, Service Manager or Soft Services Lead



What you'll need to do the role



To be successful in this role you will have experience working within a hospital or service environment and have basic awareness of Health & Safety working practices. You will have excellent customer service skills including clear verbal and written communication. You will be fully flexible including working OOH shifts, for this reason a full driving licence is preferred but not essential. This is a physical role and you will be required to be mobile for the majority of your working day.


Why Serco?


Meaningful and vital work: Working within a Hospital at Serco means that you'll play a critical role in ensuring that patients continue to receive the support that 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 you will find yourself interacting with staff, patients, visitors and of course your supportive team. You will be a significant part of the hospital.




What we offer 


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme 
  • Serco discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping discounts, cycle to work scheme and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships. 
  • A safe and supportive culture
  • Interesting and enjoyable work 
  • A company passionate about diversity and inclusion 
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities 


About Serco


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.




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Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities. 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.

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. We're a proud holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard and we actively encourage applications from females, those with disabilities or from an ethnic minority background. 

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