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Housekeeping Assistant

Reference

PRI53216

Location

Priory Hospital Newbury, Monks Lane, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 7RN

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£17,715.58 Pro Rata

Hours

1 x 22.5 hours to include a Sunday and 1 x 15 hours

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 Newbury (Formally The Cloisters) is a Priory Hospital set on the southern outskirts of Newbury and boarders with Hampshire and Wiltshire. Close by are the big towns of Basingstoke and Reading with the cities of Winchester and Swindon an easy commute. We have excellent public transport links to London which is just a 50 minute train journey. 
We are excited to be launching an updated service after a period of expansion and improvements now offering  a 34 bed Recovery and Rehabilitation service for men with enduring mental ill health.

Within the service is a care pathway offering an admission ward, a community facing ward, a longer term ward for patients with more complex needs and also a 4 bed flat for patients who are returning to independent living in the community. The site is warm and welcoming with a homely atmosphere, the patients enjoy home cooked meals contributing to menu choices at meetings with the chef. 

We offer a range of therapies on site:
• Art Therapy
• Drama Therapy
• Occupational Therapy
• Psychology
• Horticulture at our off site allotment
• Self-catering skills and nutritional advice

So come and join our team of highly experienced clinicians in this exciting phase of our journey to provide top quality, innovative, evidence based and collaborative care to our patients. 

We are looking to recruit a motivated individual to work as part of our Housekeeping team. The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering an efficient and high quality accommodation and housekeeping service within the unit. You will be expected to ensure that all housekeeping supplies are maintained securely and report damage, faults and other related issues to the supervisor and/or line manager. You must be reliable, punctual, trustworthy, and have a professional attitude to work.

Previous housekeeping experience in a healthcare environment and COSHH knowledge is desirable but not essential as training will be provided. We ideally are looking for someone to work mainly Monday to Friday 7am - 3pm, with the possibility of some weekend working.

Benefits of working for us include the pro rata equivalent of 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays and birthday leave, contributory pension scheme, comprehensive induction programme and computerised training programme, on-going access to supervision and access to occupational health services. We have an excellent team and offer a very good working environment with an ever evolving service where ideas and innovation are welcome and are integral to the development of the service.

For an informal discussion please contact Mark Laing, Support Services Manager on 01635 277230 or at marklaing@priorygroup.com

Closing date for applications is 30th September 2021

Please email francescamay@priorygroup.com if you are having difficulties applying through our online portal.

Please note that we reserve the right to close the advert earlier if a good number of suitable applications are received before the closing date.

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

30/09/2021