Linen Porter - Bank Team [Private Healthcare]

Central London
£8.50 - £8.50
12 Sep 2019
10 Oct 2019
Mr George Baglin
Job Function
Contract Type
Part Time

An exciting opportunity to join our talented Housekeeping Team has become available at a number of prestigious private hospitals in Central London, including The Lister Hospital (SW1W 8RH). We are currently recruiting for a part time Linen Porter to help maintain the high standards of cleanliness and infection control at the facilities.

Medirest Signature is the specialist private healthcare division of Compass Group UK & Ireland. As the UK’s leading healthcare support service provider, our aim is to improve patient satisfaction by providing a clean and hygienic environment.

This role is ideal for an individual with a caring nature and friendly attitude. Variety of shift patterns available - to be discussed at interview stage.

Main responsibilities

  • Respond promptly to requests from guests and other departments.

  • Fill cart with supplies and transport cart to assigned area.

  • Enter guest rooms following procedures for gaining access and ensuring vacancy before entering.

  • Replace guest amenities and supplies in rooms.

  • Replace dirty linens and terry with clean items.

  • Make beds and fold terry.

  • Clean bathrooms.

  • Remove trash, dirty linen, and room service items.

  • Check that all appliances are present in the room and in working order.

  • Straighten desk items, furniture, and appliances.

  • Dust, polish, and remove marks from walls and furnishings.

  • Vacuum carpets and perform floor care duties (e.g., in guest rooms and hallway).

  • Speak with others using clear and professional language.

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with others, support team to reach common goals.

Ideal candidate

  • Awareness of high cleaning standards and be able to complete documentation on a daily basis.

  • Able to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced healthcare environment and has a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business.

  • Previous cleaning experience and knowledge is desirable but not essential as full training will be given.

  • Be aware that this is a hospital environment and at times you will come in contact with patients that are particularly unwell or showing signs of distress.

  • Good command of the English language with a passion for patient care and be able to liaise closely with ward staff.

  • Must have a 'Can do' attitude.


This position is subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including a Disclosure & Baring Service check (no cost to the applicant).

About the company

Why join Medirest Signature?

  • Attractive core benefits ranging from retail discounts/cheap cinema tickets all the way up to savings on mortgages and utilities, for you and up to 5 additional family members or close friends.

  • Guaranteed minimum hours – this is not a ‘0’ hour position

  • Team activities available including festive parties and summer BBQs

  • Optional Learning & Development and the chance to learn new skills at no cost. Opportunities range from Talent programmes that develop future supervisors and managers, all the way to nationally-recognised apprenticeship qualifications that could unlock the next chapter in your career

  • Work-life balance – the majority of our positions are ‘daytime’ meaning no late nights and the majority of our business happens Monday-Friday

  • The pride of contributing to the recovery and welfare of our patients

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