UV/HPV Team Leader
As a wholly-owned subsidiary of one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, 2gether Support Solutions prides itself on the delivery of high-quality Facilities, Property and Estates, Procurement, Equipment Management and Professional services.
We put customer service and quality at the heart of everything we do across all of our areas of expertise, from Cleaning and Catering to Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.
Encompassing five Hospitals across East Kent, (William Harvey Hospital in Ashford, Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital in Margate, Buckland Hospital in Dover, Royal Victoria Hospital in Folkestone; and Kent and Canterbury Hospital in Canterbury), we are working hard to become an employer of choice by improving pay, and providing opportunities for learning and development in the workplace for all of our employees.
As a Team Leader within the Domestic team, you will be a vital member of a large facilities team whose responsibility it is to ensure that the hospital itself is always operating within the high standards set for cleanliness, safety and patient service.
It will be your primary role to undertake both proactive and reactive UV and Red Cleans across the Hospital sites. You will have day to day responsibility for the Rapid Cleaning team, ensuring the team is fully staffed, trained, performing to a high standard and adhering to the BICS standards of cleaning to which all operatives are trained.
You will be responsible for assessing and recording results such as daily performance statistics/ongoing daily cleaning records and then communicating these back to the Facilities teams.
Using a keen eye for detail, you will undertake all cleaning duties diligently and according to statutory and regulatory specifications.
The Rapid team will be preparing areas within the hospital in advance of the UV and Red Cleans and carrying out all other reactive cleaning tasks within closely managed time parameters.
Conduct all cleans in line with specifications, ensuring compliance with operational policies on H&S, COSHH, BICS and other statutory legislation.
Lead on a planned proactive cleaning regime taking place across the year delivering proactive decontamination of all areas within the Hospital.
Ensure sufficient staffing levels are in place each day, planning the shift of rapid response cleaners, covering any absence or annual leave to ensure the service is fully covered
Cleaning areas prior to a decontamination clean where required.
Ensure compliance with contract service levels, working through any service failures to identify ongoing issues and resolving them at site level alongside Domestic FSM
Responsible for the suitable storage of materials and equipment in line with Health and Safety and COSSH.
The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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