Porter

Location
Three Shires Hospital - Northampton
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The Three Shires Hospital in Northampton is part of Circle Health Group, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics, performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

Circle Health Group are proud to be recognised as one of the UK’s 25 best big companies to work for and one of the 10 best companies to work for in the health and social care sector.

We have an opportunity for a Porter to join their team of staff. This is a Theatre Porter role but may also be required to work in the general Portering team to carry out general Portering duties.

 This is a Part time role for 33.25 hours a week.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Helpful and co-operative manner
    Able to carry out duties unsupervised
    Physically fit in order to undertake duties- Please note this is a physical role
    Positive and enthusiastic
    Flexible and adaptable
    Set high standards and take pride in work
    Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications:
    Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.
    Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems.
    Front line customer facing experience
    Previous portering experience in a healthcare, hotel or hospitality setting
  • Customer facing experience
    Flexible and adaptable
  • Driving License
  • This role includes undertaking cleaning of our Operating Theatres
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Duties of this role include:

  • Porter services play a key role in underpinning clinical and non-clinical services, providing an effective and efficient service for the entire hospital. Porters are required to provide the highest levels of service excellence to the patients and departments they support on a daily basis.
  • Porters must be able to respond positively to the operational needs of the Hospital at all times, accepting deployment in various facilities and areas when required to do so. Varying shifts and work routines are a core element of this role.
  • Undertake a range of general and ad hoc tasks on a day to day basis to meet the requirements of the site such as patient, equipment, and goods (e.g., pharmacy goods) movement
  • Explain hospital facilities and services to patients and family members when escorting people to rooms or other hospital areas
  • At least 2/3rds  of the shift is spent cleaning Operating theatre department. 4 nights on, 4 nights off. Attractive enhanced rate for working unsocial hours. Very competitive rate.

Salary and Benefits

Circle Health Group is committed to offering competitive starting salaries and access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • 25 days holiday per year + bank holidays, increasing to 30 days with service
  • Private Pension Scheme
  • Private Healthcare Scheme for treatment at our hospitals, covering pre-existing medical conditions
  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts
  • Family Friendly policies, including enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption pay
  • Non-contributory life insurance
  • Staff engagement hub with access to discounts and extensive rewards and voluntary benefits
  • Access to resources, tools and services to support your wellbeing
  • Employee recognition programmes
  • Industry leading training and development opportunities
  • …and much more!

“Our culture is a result of the way our people live and breathe our philosophy, which combines our purpose, principles and values.

To find out more about the Circle Health Group Philosophy: https://careers.circlehealthgroup.co.uk/why-circle/our-philosophy

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