Vacancy for Hospital Housekeeping Assistant

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Location Lymington, SO41
Contract Type Permanent - Employee
Working Days 5 days over 7
Working Times Between 7:00am and 10:00pm
Shift Pattern Every other week end and one week of earlies one week lates
Working Hours per Week 37.5 hours per week
Pay Rate £10.19
Job Reference OP/48328

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!

Work as part of a friendly team to carry out various housekeeping duties in a hospital.

Your main aim will be to efficiently undertake cleaning tasks in the hospital, in accordance with the recommended standards and guidelines.

You will also:

  • Follow a cleaning schedule to ensure that the highest standards of hygiene and sanitation are maintained throughout the hospital.
  • Carry out various cleaning tasks, including pre-planned rotor tasks and deep cleaning of infected areas and equipment.
  • Ensure that materials and equipment are maintained and used correctly.
  • Ensure that trust policies and standards are met at all times.
  • Assist in other domestic service tasks including the receipt and storage of linen and food deliveries, meal distribution and general upkeep of the ward/unit.
  • This is a varied role responding to cleaning requests and taking responsibility for public area cleaning.
  • Working every other week end and one week of earlies & one week of lates.

To succeed in this role you will need:

  • Experience in a similar role or environment
  • A focus on high standards of Health and Safety
  • To be self motivated, conscientious and good at solving problems
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The flexibility to work shifts, including weekends

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.