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Patient Environment Assistant
NHS AfC: Band 2
Part Time 18 hours per week
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University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Furness General Hospital
£15,404 - £18,157 per annum
25/02/2018 23:59
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Patient Environment Assistant - PE Services

NHS AfC: Band 2

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

Do you want to work for an organisation who has just received an overall rating of GOOD from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with a rating of OUTSTANDING in care?

We are looking for a Patient Environment Assistant to join our team here at Furness General Hospital.

We are looking to recruit an Assistant to join our day time Team working 18hrs a week. this will include weekend working .You should be hard working, punctual and able to work on your own initiative or as part of a team. The aim of the role is to support the clinical teams in maintaining the optimum environment for our patients. The main duties are to support patient movement, removal and disposal of waste, handling of medical gases and collection.

Cleaning will also be a requirement for this role.

A Full Manual Driving Licence is required for this role .

Previous experience would be an advantage, but not essential as full training will be given.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment

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Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Judith.Pearce, Asst. PES Site Services Manager on 01229 491042 or judith.pearce@mbht.nhs.,uk

If you have problems applying, contact

01229 406754