Facilities Operative

Job ID: 689896
Location: Barnsley
Category: Education & Training
Salary: 15,404 to 18,157 pa negotiable
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Job Reference: 163-2406E-04-17

Employer:Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Linen RoomLocation:BarnsleySalary:15,404 to 18,157 pa

15,404 - 18,157 per annum (AfC Band 2)
20 hours per week - PERMANENT

The Estates and Facilities Department is looking for a self-motivated, enthusiastic Facilities Operative to join our Linen department.

You will be based in the Linen Room and expected to undertake linen services for the Trust site wide, issuing linen and patient clothing to wards and departments. You will also be part of the Facilities Portering and Residents team on an as and when required basis; therefore you will need to enjoy working flexibly, responding to varying demands and changing circumstances.

Experience working in a hospital environment would be advantageous but is not essential as full training will be given.

Good communication and interpersonal skills and a team player attitude are key elements of this post together with a positive 'can do' attitude.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.
PLEASE NOTE: all correspondence regarding this vacancy and the interview process will be sent by e-mail. Therefore, you are advised to check your emails/NHS Jobs account regularly following the closing date. To speed up the recruitment process please ensure that your references are appropriate and where possible you have provided an email address and telephone number.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges for adverts placed from 1st June are as follows:

Standard Check: 26.00 + Administration cost of 3.69 = deduction from salary as a one off payment
Enhanced Check: 44.00 + administration cost of 3.69 = 14.69 deduction from 1st months salary, 11.00 deduction from salary over following 3 months.
Closing date for applications: 27th April 2017
Interview date: 5th May 2017
If you wish to apply for this post, please visit NHS Jobs website and quote Ref No: 163-2406E-04-17

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a circa 500 bedded district general hospital, built in the 1970s and serving a a population of approximately a quarter of a million people in the Barnsley area. In 2005 the hospital gained Foundation Trust status.
Today, the hospital continues to provide a full range of district hospital services to the local community and surrounding area. These include Emergency Department services, outpatient clinics, inpatient services, and Maternity and Children's services. We also provide a number of specialised services, including cancer and surgical services, in conjunction with other hospitals.
Our principal commissioner is Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which is responsible for commissioning health services for the population of Barnsley. We have made significant investment in our estate. In the past few years, we have successfully completed an 8m development of the Imaging Department, a 1 million refurbishment of the Acute Medical Unit and 2 million on the Emergency Department Clinical Decision Unit (CDU) and Resuscitation Unit.
Operationally, we have three Clinical Business Units (CBUs). Each CBU is led by a team made up of a Clinical Director, a Head of Nursing and a General Manager, who are supported by a Matron and Service Manager together with HR, Finance and Data Analyst Teams.Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)
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. The UK Visas and Immigration department 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 UK Visas and Immigration website.
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:20 Hours/WeekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:2Staff Group:Estates & AncillarySpecialty/Function:Linen Room

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* Job Description & Person Specification (257 KB)
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Apply for this jobClosing Date:27/04/2017Interview Date:05/05/2017Contact Name:Jan RollingEmail Address:j.rolling@nhs.netTelephone:01226 432135

Additional documentation

* Application Guidance Notes for Applicants
* Consent to Share Personal Data
* Guidance on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders
* Recruitment Pack
* Requirement for Overseas Criminal Record Certificate for Tier 2 Visa Applicants and their Dependents
* Values and Behaviours

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