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Job summary

Main area
Domestic Services
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Part Time - Various Hours
Job ref
319-2407792HM
Employer
Northumbria Healthcare - NHFML (Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management Limited
Employer type
Private Sector
Site
Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital
Town
Cramlington
Salary
£18,005 - £19,337 pro rata, per annum
Closing
03/06/2020 23:59

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Northumbria Healthcare - NHFML (Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management Limited logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Domestic Assistant – Higher Level

Band 2

Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management Limited (NHFML) was established in 2012 and provides specialist project management services for large and small capital developments, estates maintenance and a full range of facilities services.

Candidates must read the entire ‘Applicants Guidance Notes’ before submitting any applications.

Please note that it is a requirement of NHFML that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certificate if a DBS check is required for the post.  The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.

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Northumbria Healthcare Facilities Management Limited (NHFML) was established in 2012 and provides specialist project management services for large and small capital developments, estates maintenance and a full range of facilities services.

Please note that NHFML is a wholly owned subsidiary of Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The successful applicant will be an employee of the subsidiary and not the NHS. Please note the terms and conditions are closely aligned to that of the NHS.

Please note that it is a requirement of NHFML that all successful applicants pay for their own DBS certificate if a DBS check is required for the post.  The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first monthly pay.

If you are friendly, conscientious and interested in working at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the Facilities Directorate would like to hear from you. You will be required to maintain the standards of cleanliness as specified throughout the work areas, by means of approved methods.

This vacancy will include all areas of Domestic work of which full training will be provided, with the opportunity to work towards N.V.Q. Qualification. You may be required to work Bank Holidays.

Mandatory training provides includes Manual Handling, Food Hygiene and Fire as defined by the Trust policies. The post will be based at Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, but the post holder may be required to work at other sites within the Trust. The following shift patterns are available:

  • 3x 16 hours
  • 4 x 27.5 hours
  • 1 x 24 hour night shift
  • 1 x 30 hours

Essential Criteria:

  • Basic Food Hygiene and/or Level 1 Food Safety Certificate or must be achieved within 6 months of start date
  • Basic Numerate & Literate Skills
  • Knowledge of cleaning products
  • Previous domestic experience
  • Knowledge of infection prevention and control

Desirable Criteria 

  • NVQ Level 1 or 2 or equivalent
  • GCSE Maths and English
  • Knowledge of using heavy duty cleaning equipment
  • Knowledge of cleaning infected areas
  • Customer Service training

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Applicant requirements

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 (Exceptions Order) 1975 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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Further details / informal visits contact

Kerry Lansbury: 0191 6072076

Closing Date: 3rd June 2020