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Housekeeper (Maternity Cover - 12 months) (End 01/05/2022)

Reference

PRI48638

Location

Lakeside View - Lakeside View,1 Ivydene Way,Off Noose Lane,Willenhall, West Midlands WV13 3AG

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time

Salary

£17,715.58

Hours

37.5; Monday to Sunday, flexibility required

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


Lakeside View is a 32 bedded hospital in Willenhall that cares for patients who are 18 years and over in an acute setting.
Finch Ward - 12 bedded male acute ward
Robin Ward - 8 bedded male acute ward 
Swan Ward - 8 bedded female acute ward
The aim at Lakeside View is to provide a person centred approach and therapeutic environment, which promotes collaborative care planning to optimise treatment goals. Right from the point of admission to our acute services, our aim is to support patients to be discharged safely back into the community where they can continue to progress towards recovery in a less restrictive environment. 
This will be achieved by:
• Thorough assessment of individuals needs throughout admission
• Person centred collaborative treatment plans
• A range of interventions available from a diverse MDT
• Being cared for in the least restrictive environment
The acute wards on site provides patients with excellent space and facilities, including en-suite bedrooms and large living spaces furnished with activity equipment such as games consoles. 
Outside of the wards, a purpose built therapy suite contains a rehabilitation kitchen for patient cooking sessions, and a sessional therapy room. The hospital is set in the centre of an extensive nature reserve, which contains an abundance of flora & fauna. The site also has areas for outside sports activity. 
The clinical team at Lakeside View encourage full involvement of the service user, their family and external professionals throughout their stay. They are invited to attend Ward Reviews and CPA meetings to ensure clear communication throughout the care pathway in order to promote individuals' recovery and facilitate discharge. 
In order to maximise recovery, interventions offered include a wide range of therapeutic approaches, combining psychiatric and cognitive behavioural perspectives with occupational therapy, psychology, leisure and recreational activity. 

As part of our housekeeping team you will provide all general cleaning duties required to provide a clean, tidy, attractive and safe environment.

To follow a cleaning timetable, but to be flexible in this when circumstances require and to perform any other duties as and when required. You will be required to undertake a range of duties involving direct patient contact and interaction.

As a Housekeeper you will be working within a team which includes a range of professionals. You will make an effective contribution to providing high quality care.

To be successful as a Housekeeper, you'll need:

Skills and Knowledge:

• Good communication skills as you will be interacting with patients as well as staff
• Work independently and have motivation and thoroughness.
• Energy and enthusiasm.
• Effective organisational capability.
• Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude.
• Understand basic numeracy and literacy.
• Be able to prioritise work.
• COSHH is required but training will be given.
• Some appreciation of addictions and mental health.
 

What we would like to give you:

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
Free meals while on duty
Care first – Employee Assistance Services
Continuous learning and development
Career development
An employee assistance programme
Voluntary Benefit


 

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.

Closing Date

30/06/2021