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St Oswald's Hospice
Newcastle Upon Tyne
£18,576 to £18,970 per annum full time dependant on experience, pro rata for part time working (Enhancements for weekend and bank holiday working)
Job Type:
Two posts available (see below for working options)
Closing Date
22/01/2022 23:59:59

Post One: Working 20 hours per week over a 7 day rota, permanent post

Post Two: Maternity cover 25 hours per week, over 5 day rota, fixed term post for 12 months

You would join a team of housekeepers who make a real difference to our patients, staff, volunteers and visitors within the Hospice by providing a clean and safe environment working to the highest possible standards of hygiene and cleanliness.

We require friendly, positive thinking, organised and motivated individuals to join our team.

The role is busy but rewarding.  Shifts are between the hours of 7am and 7pm. In return we offer:

  • flexible working including regular weekends off
  • 27 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • access to a Group Personal Pension Plan or the option to remain in NHS Pension Scheme if you are a member or have been in the last 12 months
  • free parking
  • on site catering facilities available

Full training will be provided.

You will:

  • have up to one years’ experience working as a cleaner or housekeeper
  • be a team player but be able to work alone as needed
  • be aware of infection control issues

This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

If you would like to download a detailed job description and person specification in Microsoft Word click here

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

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St Oswald’ 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. If you are eligible for an interview under this scheme then please make it clear on your application form in your supporting statement.

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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