Location
Priory Hospital Glasgow, 38-40 Mansionhouse Road, Glasgow, G41 3DW
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Part Time
Salary
£8,840 per annum (£8.50 p/hr)
Hours
20 hours p/wk
Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

Job Advert Location Description

The Priory Hospital Glasgow provides a peaceful atmosphere, surrounded by relaxing landscaped gardens and is the perfect environment for treatment. With over 30 inpatients at any time, we also cater for over 400 outpatients who seek our services for psychological services without disrupting their daily lives.

In January 2015, the Glasgow Hospital was awarded the Priory’s “Site of the Year”. This is a demonstration of the Hospital’s strong clinical reputation, founded upon the quality of its care and expertise.

We are one of the UK’s leading centres for the treatment of depression, anxiety and addictions. The hospital is led by an e­ffective and experienced multidisciplinary team. They work together to develop personalised, recovery-focused treatment programmes and care pathways, as well as a range of therapies, to meet all of their patients’ needs.

In addition our Eating Disorder Unit is the largest specialist inpatient unit of its kind in Scotland and due to the quality of its care patients come for treatment from all over the UK. In May 2015 the unit was included in the Quality Network for Eating Disorders (QED) under the Royal College of Surgeon’s Accreditation for Inpatient Mental Health Services (AIMS).

 

Job Advert Role Description

We are seeking a committed team player to assist in our busy Housekeeping team.

The role:

•           Providing a domestic cleaning service, as per the cleaning specification, in both clinical and non-clinical areas

•           Organising domestic routines to compliment the routines of ward and departments wherever possible

•           Performing both dry and damp cleaning techniques on all surfaces, furniture, walls and equipment, as required

•           Ensuring the required hygiene standards are maintained in washing areas, including toilets

•           Emptying waste bins and disposing of waste in accordance with hospital policy

•           Both dry mopping and vacuuming all flooring surfaces as applicable in clinical/non-clinical areas

•           Wet mopping floors and using floor maintenance equipment as appropriate and as per scheduled cleaning rota

•           Operating steam/carpet-cleaning equipment and undertaking steam/carpet-cleaning procedures as required

•           Ensuring contact with patients, carers, staff and visitors to the hospital is appropriate, helpful, polite and effective

•           Ensuring safe working techniques are practised at all times

•           Managing the laundry procedures and required volumes of laundry, thereby preventing unnecessary build- up

•           Ensuring that there is always an adequate supply of detergent and fabric conditioner

•           Being responsible for the maintenance of the laundry equipment and the daily de-fluffing of the dryer(s), reporting any defects to the Housekeeping Supervisor

•           Ensuring that the correct procedures are followed regarding the handling of soiled and infectious linen

•           Keeping the laundry room and store areas in a clean and hygienic condition

•           Performing other reasonable duties as may be required

 

The successful candidate will help deliver an efficient and high quality accommodation and housekeeping service within the Hospital to assist the well-being, comfort and development of our patients.  Previous Housekeeping experience is desirable but not essential.

 

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits:

•           Competitive salary

•           25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service

•           Extra Service Annual leave awards

•           A contributory pension scheme

•           Life assurance

•           Private medical insurance

•           Personal health insurance

•           An employee assistance programme

•           Free car parking

•           Private Dental Cover

•           Flexible Benefits Packages

 

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.