Vacancy for Hospital Porter

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Location Ipswich Hospital, IP4
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days Monday - Sunday
Working Times Between 06.00 am and 06.00 am
Shift Pattern 5 of any 7 days a week
Working Hours per Week 37.5 hours
Pay Rate £9.50 per hour
Job Reference OP/47894/rc

Due to high numbers of patients, we have an urgent need for new team members to play a vital role in support of our NHS. This opportunity to help the country through this national crisis will mean you will be classed as a Key Worker and as such you will be provided a letter to access schooling and childcare.

We are looking for resilient and practical colleagues with a team spirit, who can work at pace in our healthcare environments; come and be recognised as one of those who are helping our NHS!

Delivering an efficient portering service in a busy Hospital .

We are currently recruiting for a Hospital Porter to deliver portering services to the highest standards.

Specifically you will:

  • Assist with the smooth running of the hospital services.
  • Transport equipment, medical records, meals, furniture and linens as required
  • Receive, sort and deliver mail to various departments and wards.
  • Ensure all waste is collected and disposed of to agreed standards.
  • Ensure Hygiene standards and Health and Safety regulations are complied with at all times.
  • Comply with agreed security procedures.
  • Assist staff and patients ensuring and excellent standard of service is delivered.

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • Experience in a similar role preferred
  • An ability to work efficiently both  independantly and as part of a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills with a professional approach

What will you get in return?

  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support

Why join OCS Group Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves.  We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job.  We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities.  We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer.