Hospital Porter

Posted 26 October by Your World Healthcare
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Hospital Porter

Job Type: Temporary

Duration of booking: ASAP

Location: Gillingham, Kent

Band: 2

Hourly Pay Rates:

  • Standard, Monday to Fridays: £10.00 PAYE Holiday inclusive
  • Evenings and Saturdays: £11:00 PAYE Holiday Inclusive
  • Sunday/Bank Holidays: £13.60 PAYE Holiday Inclusive

Working days and hours: Working hours are between Monday - Sundays, between the hours of 8:00am - 20:00pm.

Porter 1:

  • Week 1 - Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday 8:00am - 20:00pm (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - Day Off)
  • Week 2- Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00am - 20:00pm (Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday - Day Off)

Porter 2:

  • Week 1 - Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:00am - 20:00pm (Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday - Day Off)
  • Week 2 - Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, and Sunday 8:00am - 20:00pm (Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - Day Off

Duties will include:

  • Transporting patients around the hospital by wheelchair, beds, trolleys, etc, between wards and departments on the hospital site
  • Ensure the means of transportation is in a safe, working order
  • Report any defects in line with current procedures (where necessary)
  • Locate and collate items required by the relevant department
  • Porter relevant items across the department and hospital
  • Carry out the manual handling of items
  • Assist with general cleaning duties as and when required

Skills Required:

  • Experience working as a Porter (highly desirable)
  • Experience working within a Warehouse style environment, which has involved manual handling of items and general cleaning tasks (preferable)
  • Experience within the health care sector would be an advantage but not necessary
  • Willingess to commit to working within a hospital based in Gillingham, on a temporary basis, expected to be for 3 months and potentially may be longer (in line with the hours specified above)
  • Hold a current Clean enhanced DBS certification issued within last 12 months or a current valid DBS certification registered on the update service. Please Note: An enhanced DBS certification issued within the last 12 months must be held within this timeframe to join our client if successful moving forward
  • Willingness to register with Your World Healthcare and become fully compliant to begin employment successfully, as part of your application process, as well as apply for an enhanced DBS via Your World Healthcare (if not yet held). Please Note: This is also a requirement.
  • Ability to commence employment ASAP or within 1 week (if successful)

Required skills

  • Manual Handling
  • NHS
  • Clinical Supplies
  • porter
  • portering

Application questions

Are you an experienced Hospital Porter?
Can you work in a Hospital based in Gillingham, on a temp basis for 3 months and potentially longer?
Do you have a Clean enhanced DBS issued last 12 months / a DBS registered on the update service?
Are you ok with medium to heavy lifting?
Do you meet the above criteria and are you immediately available?

Reference: 44486317

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