Bank Housekeeper

Organisation: St Oswald's Hospice

Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne

Salary: £9.69 per hour

Job Type: Day shifts over a 7 day rota

Reference: Facilities

You will work as part of the housekeeping team and will be required to work in all areas of the Hospice including our Adult Inpatient Unit, Children & Young Adults Service and Day Services department. You should enjoy working as part of a team, be flexible and adaptable and able to work on your own initiative.

Key duties will be to:

  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment for patients, visitors staff and volunteers in the Hospice;
  • Help to upkeep and maintain the fabric of the Hospice and ensure high standards of cleanliness;
  • Work within St Oswald’s Hospice Health and Safety regulations and policies.

If after reading the job description you would like further information please contact Alison Henderson, Housekeeping Team Leader on or ext 2175.   

If you would like to download a detailed job description, please click here.

This post is subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

As a responsible healthcare organisation, we must do our utmost to ensure the wellbeing and safety of our patients, staff and volunteers. Therefore, in line with government guidance, we actively encourage vaccination as the most important defence against the virus.  Following interview, successful candidates will be asked to declare their Covid-19 vaccination status.

You must have existing right to work in the UK for this role.

Closing Date:  This vacancy has no closing date. Applications will be reviewed as and when received. This job will close when suitable candidates have been found.

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St Oswald’s is committed to equality and diversity and is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all ages, disability/non-disability, ethnicities, genders, religions, sexualities, transgender status, and cultural backgrounds.

We are a Disability Confident Committed Employer and will offer interviews to candidates who request to be considered under the disability confident scheme and meet the minimum requirements of the person specification.

Please note in situations where we experience high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, we will endeavour to meet this commitment but may have to limit the overall number of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to the Disability Confident website.

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