Porter

Posted 5 April by BMI

BMI Sloane Hospital in Beckenham is part of BMI Healthcare, 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. 

We have an opportunity for a Porter to join their team of staff in the Hotel Services department.

This is a Part time role for 34.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern including days and nights.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Portering experience an advantage but not necessary
  • 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.
  • Must have good customer service skills and good telephone skills

Duties of this role include:

  • 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
  • Provide a courteous service to internal and external customers
  • Ensure patient comfort and dignity are maintained at all times
  • Where applicable, assist in supporting patients in and out and of vehicles when arriving or leaving the hospital
  • Provide help and guidance to patients, relatives and visitors requiring assistance
  • Undertake as required any miscellaneous ad-hoc portering requests from the departments and wards to ensure the smooth running of the Hospital

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • BMI Healthcare Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum

Interested?

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV.  We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.  

Reference: 34832533

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