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Closing Date: 30th June 2024
Salary: £23,400 (pro rata)

Closing Date: 30th June 2024

Salary: £23,400 (pro rata)

Permanent, part-time or full-time

Role Summary

To ensure that the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained in all areas of the STEPS facility, and carry out all laundry requirements, reflecting at all times STEPS values and behaviours, working as a key member of the inter-disciplinary team.

We have a flexible schedule of shifts between 7am and 7pm, Monday to Sunday.

Full time hours for this role are 37.5 with part time hours also available.

Benefits

While you are supporting our clients through their journey, STEPS will support you with a fantastic benefits package:

  • Free onsite parking for night workers
  • Discounted travel pass scheme
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement of 33 days holiday (pro rata)
  • Life assurance scheme (four times your annual salary)
  • Private medical cover
  • Critical Illness Cover (three times your annual salary)
  • Income protection scheme (75% in the case of illness or incapacity for up to five years)
  • Paid time to complete mandatory training
  • Free specialist internal training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Blue light card
  • Vivup benefits platform
  • Access to support 24/7 through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • 1% employee pension contribution with 7% employer contribution
  • Benefit from supernumerary shifts as part of onboarding before commencing with your usual shift pattern

Specific Responsibilities

  • To carry out all daily cleaning routines as scheduled by the work plan, in line with strict infection control procedures.
  • To ensure colour-coded equipment and cloths are used in the correct areas.
  • To handle and remove waste in line with segregation processes and procedures
  • To be responsible for all client and facility laundry requirements.
  • To assist our clients with their personal laundry and cleaning their own rooms where appropriate.
  • To ensure all cleaning materials are used as directed and kept securely and safely in compliance with COSHH regulations.
  • To work in conjunction with nursing and therapy staff teams in order to maintain a clean, safe and homely environment.
  • To assist with ensuring clients water jugs are replenished and replaced as needed
  • This Job description is an outline which reflects the present requirements of the post and is not intended to be exhaustive list of duties.

Person Specification

Essential

  • GCSE in Maths and English or equivalent
  • Clear awareness and understanding / experience of delivery of excellent customer service
  • Excellent organisational Skills
  • Experience of working in a healthcare setting
  • Creative and innovative approach, inclusive and engaging approach to client care
  • Excellent communicator both written and verbal / demonstrate excellent listening skills
  • Able to form key working relationships with colleagues, understand the dynamics of interdisciplinary working

Desirable

  • IT skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of COSHH
  • Knowledge and understanding of waste segregation
  • Knowledge and understanding of Infection Control

Application process

Interviews with our Head of Housekeeping and/or Head of Facilities

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age. Please contact us at work@stepsrehabilitation.co.uk if you require any reasonable adjustments during our application process.

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