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Housekeeper

Reference

PRI50990

Location

Priory Hospital Arnold, Ramsdale Park, Calverton Road, Arnold, Nottinghamshire NG5 8PT

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time

Salary

£17715.58

Hours

37.5 hours per week over 7 days

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 Hospital Arnold, near Nottingham, provides acute and psychiatric intensive care services to those in need across Nottinghamshire. We work closely with referring Trusts to achieve minimum lengths of stay, and are able to provide an extension to NHS care pathways during times of fluctuating demand. The service offers a multidisciplinary team approach, working collaboratively to support patients through periods of crisis. The hospital comprises of 4 wards, 2 Acute wards and 2 PICU wards with a total of 52 inpatient beds

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:
- Delivers and maintains a clean and tidy environment throughout the home, in line with operational standards and ensures that work processes comply with statutory regulations. 
 - Ensures 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. 


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

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Services. Further information can be obtained from www.dbs.gov.uk. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer. For more information please e-mail Johanneking@priorygroup.com 

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

16/08/2021