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Housekeeping Assistant

The Cromwell Hospital

Kensington, SW5 0TU

Bank – flexible hours

£10.00 per hour

Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.

Working in our support functions you’ll play a key part in helping our customer facing colleagues deliver exceptional standards of customer service and patient care.

No matter your role, you’ll have an opportunity to do work that matters. Making a difference to the lives of our customers and patients each and every day.

Role Overview

To support the Housekeeping Manager, in all housekeeping operations and laundry management. To provide a cleaning service to the hospital and associated properties and to make sure that all areas are kept to the highest standards of cleanliness

What you’ll do

Clean all areas of the hospital, this will include general cleaning, weekly high and low cleaning and quarterly deep cleaning of all public areas of the hospital.

To prepare patient rooms for new occupants, including the cleaning of isolation rooms according to the appropriate housekeeping procedures

To damp dust high surfaces, furniture and fittings to include the use of a safety step ladder where necessary

To clean sanitary and service areas

To deep clean rooms between occupants according to the housekeeping procedures

To collect and dispose of rubbish and soiled linen

To care for and maintain floors and stairs using appropriate specialist equipment, including scrubbing machines and buffing machines

To care for and clean equipment and machinery when required

To report immediately any defects of equipment, furnishings and fittings to the housekeeping supervisor

What you’ll bring

Previous cleaning experience – preferably from a hospital environment

Ideally some understanding of infection control

In addition you will be a flexible team player who is able to work collaboratively with colleagues. You will have good timekeeping skills and be able to communicate and articulate politely in English.

            

Why the Cromwell Hospital?

It’s a rewarding role, you’ll be able to see first-hand how patients benefit from the supportive role you play.

Our benefits are driven by what matters to our people. It’s important to us that these benefits support a work-life balance that keeps people healthy, both mentally and physically. Alongside flexible hours to suit your own circumstances (including part-time and full-time hours) you’ll also be able to take advantage of other great benefits such as:

We are a health insurer and provider. With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.

Benefits

Our benefits are driven by what matters to our people. It’s important to us that these benefits support a work-life balance that keeps people healthy, both mentally and physically. Alongside flexible hours to suit your own circumstances you’ll also be able to take advantage of other great benefits:

•            An hourly rate that incorporates payment of annual leave.

•            Subsidised staff canteen and coffee shop lead by expert caterers.

•            Inclusion in the NEST government pension scheme.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Cromwell Hospital is committed to making sure that every applicant is assessed solely on personal merit and qualifications. We actively celebrate the diversity of our colleagues and provide an inclusive environment so you can bring your true self to Bupa. We’ll make sure you are treated fairly regardless of disability or circumstance. That’s why we’re happy to offer reasonable adjustments as part of our recruitment process to anyone that needs them.

Whether you’ve found your feet or are discovering a new path.

Welcome to a place that celebrates you.

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