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Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Housekeeping Assistant

We are looking for enthusiastic, friendly and motivated housekeepers to work in our hospitals. We are interested in hearing from individuals who are willing to work hard within a strong, friendly team.

Post holders will be required to provide a key service within the hospital for both staff and patients, and will be responsible for ensuring that the environment are of a high standards and needs of the patients and visitors.

The main focus of the post holder is to facilitate the maintenance of a safe, clean, and comfortable environment for patients. They will work with the ward-based team to ensure patient safety privacy and dignity and courtesy in accordance with Trust values.

This is a challenging but rewarding job and would be ideally suited to motivated team players. Housekeeping experience within healthcare and knowledge of COSHH, BICs, Colour coding and infection control is desirable though this is not essential, as full training will be given.

A Maths and English assessment is required for the role.

Please note that we are currently offering shift patterns of 7:00am to 3:00pm or 7:30am – 15:30 pm for this role.

The housekeeping team at Frimley Park hospital are part of the hotel services department and the Estates and Facilities directorate . The team is responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness in all the hospital areas. The housekeepers are valued support members helping to ensure that the wards are pleasant for the all patients and staff.

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals – Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our threecore values, and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other,Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital’s NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties

  • Vacuum/mop sweep/damp mop/spot clean/spray buffing of floor surfaces, using machinery as required.
  • High and low dust (including skirting boards/window ledges/curtain rails/notice boards/picture frames/furniture/doors and door stays)
  • Vacuum carpeted areas, daily removal of spots or stains, and shampooing of carpets using machinery on housekeeping supervisor instruction.
  • Collection and tagging of all rubbish, removing bags, clinical waste bins, sharps bins and flattened cardboard containers to designated collection points.
  • Ensure waste is correctly segregated at the collection point, and placed into locked containers, as required by Trust policy.
  • Replace bags on stands/containers, with the correct colour code, and ensure that containers are clean.
  • Damp dust lockers, over-bed tables, chairs, beds, ledges, over-bed lights, pipes, radiators (remove cages as instructed) bed and locker wheels.
  • Attend to deep clean requests throughout the hospital
  • Damp dust/polish desks, furniture, fittings at nurse station and in offices, day room, and any other ancillary rooms attached to the area.
  • Damp clean all office equipment i.e telephones.
  • Clean baths, showers, and hand basins, polish all chromium fittings.
  • Clean lavatories inside and outside of bowl, clean seat, handle, cistern and surrounding area, including sanitary bin.
  • Ensure that lavatory brushes and holders are thoroughly clean after use.
  • Replenish paper hand towel containers, toilet roll containers, hand soap, hand cream and hand gel dispensers with appropriate consumables.
  • Ensure that all containers are clean inside and out.
  • Clean and polish mirrors and glass on doors and partitions.
  • Wipe down (sanitise) light switches, electrical sockets and electrical trucking
  • Clean/Remove spots and splashes from paintwork on doors and walls.
  • Assist with curtain changing.
  • Infected rooms should be cleaned as instructed by ward sister/ housekeeping supervisor and following the procedure laid down in agreement with Infection Control.
  • All cleaning equipment should be maintained in a clean and hygienic condition, and guidelines for correct storage of equipment and materials must be adhered to. Faulty electrical equipment must be removed from use, and reported to the ward charge nurse/ housekeeping supervisor immediately.
  • Monitors stock control.
  • A ‘follow up’ clean of surfaces contaminated by body fluid spillage will be carried out after the initial clean by nursing staff (see Trust policy on dealing with spillage).
  • Assist with catering duties where applicable, prepare and serve continental style breakfast to all patients if applicable.
  • Prepare and serve drinks to patients as required. Collect wash and change patient water jugs.(In absents of ward host) Collect, rinse and load ward dishwasher with dirty crockery and cutlery from patient breakfast service.
  • Hand out patient menus and take orders for lunch service ensuring that the menu summary collation sheet for patients including special diets is completed as required. (In absents of ward host)
  • Patient privacy and confidentiality must be respected at all times.
  • Undertake any reasonable request issued by Supervisor/Manager

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