Porter - Whiston Hospital

L35 5DR
07 Mar 2018
04 Apr 2018
Ms Mahalia Kane
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Introduction

Medirest is the specialist healthcare operating company of Compass Group UK & Ireland, providing a full range of hotel services, including staff, patient and visitor catering, domestics, portering, security and reception, at over 130 NHS Trusts and private hospitals.

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for Porters to work at Peterborough City hospital who can work 37.5hrs per week on a variable rota who are available to work days, evenings and night shifts.

Package description

Whiston Hospital is looking to recruit a Porter to work for Medirest on a Permanent Contract.

The successful candidate must be flexible with their working hours as you will be working a varied shift pattern which will include, Days, Nights and Weekends. You will be contracted to a minimum 20 hours per week

Hourly rate: £7:65



Main responsibilities
  • Transportation and transfer of patients around the hospital
  • Taking blood samples, specimens and medication around the hospital  in a timely and pleasant manner.
  • Delivering medical gas cylinders, equipment, stores, furniture, pharmaceutical and pathology items.
  • To take linen, case notes and the removal and disposal of waste of which some duties can be heavy.
  • Transport the deceased to the mortuary
Ideal candidate
  • Excellent service skills with great attentive customer care skills
  • Good command of the English language
  • Awareness of both food and personal hygiene standards however full training will be provided
  • Must be flexible in your approach to work
  • Must have a 'Can do' attitude
  • You must be able to do one of the following shift patterns
About the company

Compass Group UK & Ireland offers excellent career and development opportunities, as an organisation that's proud of its great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and share success, that's why we offer a competitive salary, pension scheme and life assurance, sick pay, and company discounts. And because life isn't only about work, we offer a good annual leave entitlement too.

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