Current vacancies

Positions currently available within the Mary Stevens Hospice

Current vacancies at MSH

Current vacancies at the Mary Stevens Hospice

Domestic (Bank basis)

Job Title:                            Domestic (Bank)

Hours:                                As required (Subject to availability)

Reporting to:                    Estates and Facilities Manager

Email CVs to:                    matthew.baggott@marystevenshospice.co.uk

Job Summary   

To undertake the required cleaning duties that form part of the Hospice infection control standards and to create a clean environment for patients, relatives, visitors and employees that use the services.

Key Tasks / Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide cleaning duties across the Hospice in line with the agreed schedule and timescales.
  • Ensure that all areas and equipment are kept clean and tidy in accordance with laid down standards and current legislation.
  • To ensure that cleaning products are used and handled in line with the COSHH procedures.
  • To ensure the domestic cleaning equipment is kept clean and tidy in accordance with organisational standards.
  • To maintain a clean and tidy appearance and to follow the required food hygiene practices at all times.
  • Fulfill the obligations of the Health & Safety at work Act.
  • Maintain good relationships with patients, staff, public and volunteers of the hospice.
  • To assist in the day to day management of the stock control and the ordering of required goods from the preferred suppliers.
  • To comprehend, provide, collate and record key information in relation to the cleaning completed.
  • To actively provide input and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • To organise own workload in line with other team activities.

Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience of providing cleaning services within the care sector would be desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.
  • An understanding of COSHH is desirable but training will be provided.
  • Qualified in food hygiene level 2 would be desirable, but training will be provided.
  • An understanding of the services of the Hospice and knowledge of the local community that Mary Stevens serves is desirable.
  • Effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills is essential.

General:

  • To fulfil the obligations of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and food hygiene regulations.
  • To maintain a clean and tidy appearance and to launder own uniform as provided by the Hospice.
  • To report any defects in machinery, equipment and materials immediately to the Estates and Facilities Manager.
  • To report any incidents or accidents immediately to the Estates and Facilities Manager.

Other

  • To undertake and comply with mandatory training.
  • To comply with all Mary Stevens Hospice Policies and Procedures.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities commensurate to role and experience.

This job description is not exhaustive and the nature of the Hospice requires that you are flexible in your approach to work and you may be required to undertake such reasonable additional duties as is required from time to time.

Kitchen Assistant (Bank basis)

Job Title:                            Kitchen Assistant (Bank)

Hours:                                As required (Subject to availability)

Reporting to:                    Estates and Facilities Manager

Email CVs to:                    matthew.baggott@marystevenshospice.co.uk

Job Summary

To undertake general kitchen duties within the Hospice to identified standards and to meet team objectives.

Team Objectives

To provide support to the catering service as they supply high quality individualised meals to meet patients’ specific nutritional requirements.

Responsibilities

  1. To provide support services to the catering staff, to include:
  • Washing up/dishwasher duties
  • Clearing back of work areas
  • Daily checking and recording of fridge/freezer temperatures
  • Cleaning/defrosting of fridges/freezers to a laid down schedule
  • Checking and unpacking of food deliveries, as required
  • Stock rotation
  1. To work within the boundaries of food hygiene regulations at all times
  2. To ensure that working areas are kept in a clean and hygienic state and that good hygienic practices are observed at all times
  3. To fulfil the obligations of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and food hygiene regulations
  4. To maintain a clean and tidy appearance and to launder own uniform as provided by the Hospice
  5. To maintain good working relationships with other members of Hospice staff
  6. To assist at social functions, when required
  7. Report any defects in machinery, equipment and materials immediately to the Assistant to the Head of Administration, or in her absence the Head of Administration
  8. To report any incidents or accidents immediately to the Assistant to the Head of Administration, or in her absence the Head of Administration
  9. To comply with all Hospice Policies and procedures
  10. To attend training sessions as required
  11. To attend staff meetings as required

 

Confidentiality

Patient and/or staff information is confidential. It is a condition of employment that you will not use or disclose any confidential information obtained.

No Smoking

The Hospice has a no smoking policy.

Health and Safety

The Hospice has in place an overall Health and Safety Policy supported by local procedures. It is the responsibility of every employee to be aware and to comply with these. To take reasonable care for health and safety of themselves and of other people who may be affected by their action at work.

Note

This document does not attempt to describe all the tasks to be performed, but indicates the degree of authority, responsibility and discretion required. It will be open to periodic review and as a result, alterations may be made.

All new employees of The Mary Stevens Hospice are subject to a three months probationary period.

Or, if you would like to find out more about volunteering for the Hospice then please contact our volunteer co-ordinator, Pauline, on pauline.binek@marystevenshospice.co.uk for an initial chat.

Thank you for your continued support!

MSH