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Housekeeper

Reference

PRI42070

Location

Priory Hospital Lickey Hills

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

17,715.58

Hours

37.5

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 Role Description

Priory Healthcare will be opening a new hospital set in the beautiful surroundings of Lickey Hills, to the south of Birmingham, in November 2020.  The hospital will provide services for both NHS and private patients, with a range of mental health conditions.

The service will comprise of 3 wards: a 10-bed adult Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (for adult men), a 12 bed adult Acute ward and a 12 bed Private Acute ward.  The service will take a multi-disciplinary approach to delivering personalised treatment programmes to our in-patients as well as offering a Private Outpatient service.

The main purpose of the housekeeper is to deliver an efficient and high quality accommodation and housekeeping service within the hospital to assist the well-being, comfort and development of our residents. 

The duties of the role include:
- Deliver and maintain a clean and tidy environment throughout the home, in line with operational standards and ensures that work processes comply with statutory regulations.
- Ensure that Priory minimum standards are delivered in all home areas in a timely and efficient manner, as part of a team.
- Identifies and reports damage, faults and other related issues to the maintenance department or home manager to ensure that environmental conditions continue to meet quality standards and statutory regulations.
- Adopt new services that are already introduced within the group.
- Use equipment efficiently, in order to gain a greater value for money.
- Occasionally required to assist less experienced colleagues.
- Ensuring the confidentiality and identity of residents residing at the hospital.


Knowledge & Skills 
- The role holder will need to have a good standard of English along with basic numeracy and literacy skills.
- No experience required as basic training will be provided.
- Communication and interpersonal skills as the role holder will be interacting with service users constantly and may respond to routine enquiries providing some basic information. More complex issues will be referred to the line manager 
- Flexibility and adaptability as usually the role holder will work within existing procedures
- Intelligent problem solving since the role is routine driven and as such problem solving will be derived from a range of pre-defined solutions.
- Great Team player 
- Strong “can do” attitude

Special Features
The role holder will be required to undergo training for COSHH, as well as partake in Priory’s mandatory training programme. 
The role holder will be required to have physical stamina, but will generally work in a pleasant and stable working environment.
 
Benefits

Our benefits are flexible and tailored to each individual staff. Some of the benefits we offer you include;
• A competitive salary
• Up to 25 days annual leave plus Bank holidays
• Birthday Leave 
• Continuing Professional Development opportunities 
• Pension scheme with a Priory contribution
• Your Priory, Your Benefits + - Our shopping discount site where you’ll find great offers for online and in-store shopping, negotiated specially for everyone who works at the Priory Group.
• Enhanced Maternity pay in line with NHS

 

 

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Job Description

Housekeeper.pdf

Closing Date

24/10/2020