Cleaner / Porter - Fulbourn Hospital

Location: Fulbourn, Cambridgeshire |
Salary: £8.21 |
Posted: 5 Feb 2020 |
Closes: 4 Mar 2020 |
Job Type: Permanent & Part-time |
Business Unit: UK Facilities Management |
Region / Division: UK & Ireland |
Reference: 8486

Role Responsibility:

This role and contract sit within our Facilities Management sector of G4S where we aim to improve the lives of people across the UK and Ireland by creating productive, safe and smooth working environments.

We have an opportunity for a Domestic Assistant to join our team as part of our contract with the Cambridge and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, based at Fulborn Hospital, CB21 5EF. You will also cover the role of Porter when required to cover annual leave or sickness. 

This is a part time role working 35 hours per week Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 4.00 pm.

As Domestic Assistant, you will ensure a high level of environmental cleanliness through the facilities which meets the National Standards of Cleanliness for the NHS. You will also ensure all Legislation regarding food safety and hygiene is observed and ensure that all food is handled, stored, prepared and cooked in accordance with good practice.


Key Responsibilities will include:

  • To carry out all cleaning assigned, making full use of guidance and training given and using checklists provided.
  • Manage the cleaning schedule in the light of patient and Ward activities.
  • Comply with methods of cleaning required for relevant areas.
  • Collection, segregation and disposal of waste materials in accordance with policies.
  • Ensure that all equipment is cleaned and correctly stored after use.
  • Check equipment for faults and notify the relevant person.
  • Ensure strict confidentiality concerning patients and their visitors.

Portering duties will include:

  • Use of machinery, equipment or materials as required throughout the Hospital site, ensuring the use of such machinery complies with all requirements.
  • Transfer patients using appropriate equipment.
  • Act upon, attend and assist Fire alarms, Lift Alarms, Attack Alarms and Bomb Alerts.
  • Provide a collection and delivery service for specimens, blood products, medical records and any other items related to patient care as directed on the Hospital Site.
  • Deliver food throughout the Hospital Site when requested.
  • Take responsibility for picking up and delivering prescription drug orders.
  • Suggest ways to improve Departmental performance.
  • Use approved safe methods and techniques when moving and handling.

The Ideal Candidate:

To be successful for this role, you will have the ability to work well as a team, good interpersonal and customer service skills and knowledge of food hygiene.

A Full Driving Licence is required for this role. 

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