Overview

Salary: £9.89 – £9.89

Shift hours: Permanent

Housekeeper

Are you looking for a new challenge? For a rewarding job where you have the opportunity to make a real difference? Would you like to contribute to the greater good of the healthcare field? If so then we would love to hear from you!  

A new opportunity has arisen for a Housekeeper to join the Medirest family at Darent Valley Hospital. We are looking for new members to join our highly dedicated team, who deliver outstanding cleaning services for patients, visitors and staff of the hospital.  

As a Housekeeper, you will play a vital role in infection control that is needed to keep the hospital operating and doing what it does best. Without the Housekeepers the hospital wouldn’t be able to deliver its lifechanging medical services. Believe us when we say, this isn’t just “any cleaning job”, this is a cleaning job which will make a real difference. 

 Our vision is to be an outstanding hospital Trust providing the best possible care for our patients that is safe, well-coordinated, in the right place and designed around the patient’s needs. Everything we do is guided by our vision and core Trust values.

We have a strong focus on innovation and improvement to deliver the best care as possible to our patients.  As our local populations are increasing, our services are undergoing a period of expansion and service development. We are continuously looking for ways to develop models of best practice as well as new ways of working to enhance and improve the services we offer to our local populations. 

Housekeeper

  • High and low dusting, mopping, wiping and scrubbing surfaces. 
  • Cleaning of wards, side rooms, toilets, showers, infected and public areas. 
  • Ensure rubbish bins are maintained and removed when full. 
  • Maintain high hospital standards by ensuring all areas are clean, presentable and safe for visitors by following the required policies and procedures. 
  • Use equipment in accordance with the role following all Health & Safety guidelines. 

Housekeeper

  • Passionate about patient care, with the ability to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and healthcare staff. 
  • Able to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team with a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business. 
  • Confident working in a hospital environment and aware at times you will come in contact with patients that are particularly unwell or showing signs of distress. 
  • It doesn’t matter if you’ve never worked as a Cleaner before. What does matter to us the most, is taking pride in what you do and a willingness to learn and go the extra mile for our patients. 
  • This position is subject to a Disclosure & Baring Service check; costs met by the employer. 

Reference: compass/TP/1520416/88564

Location: Dartford