Cleaner

DDRC Healthcare

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Job summary

DDRC is looking to recruit an experienced cleaning operative on an employed basis. We are expanding our in-house cleaning staff due to extending our building, which includes the installation of an MRI scanner and new training facilities. The successful candidate must be willing to undergo training and health screening to clean the MRI scanner suite and surrounding facility.

Currently we are looking for a cleaner to work 3 days per week (7.5 hours per day) one of these days must be a Friday. This role will require some weekend working in the future as the opening hours of the unit increase. Please see the job description for details.

Salary will be around £19,890 pro rata. Benefits include 26 days annual leave plus bank holiday leave (pro rata) increasing up to 30 days per year for long service, and a competitive company pension scheme. Come and join our team!

For more information, please contact ria.foxbrown@ddrc.org

The closing date for this vacancy is the 8th of August

Main duties of the job

Please download and read the full job description.

Responsible for: Cleanliness and tidiness in all areas, particularly those routinely used by patients and clinical staff. 

Specific Infection Control measures to be implemented in liaison with Line Manager and Site Maintenance Technician.

Assist in ensuring adequate stocks of required materials.

About us

Please visit our website and facebook page to learn about us (www.ddrc.org). 

Come and join us for the opportunity to work as part of a fantastic multi disciplinary team. We are a centre of excellence for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy, and work closely with our colleagues in the Brain Research and Imaging Centre, and the NHS.

  • Our organisational values are: Respect, Putting People First, Collaboration, Taking Ownership, Integrity, Professionalism
  • Pension - The DDRC pension is with The Royal London. The Employee contribution is 2% and the Employer contribution is 9%.

  • DDRC offers private healthcare to all employees following completion of a six month probation period, see contract. 

Date posted

21 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£19,890 a year pro rata for a 3 day week 22.5 hours (£11,934)

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

B0417-22-4562

Job locations

DDRC Healthcare

8 Research Way

Plymouth Science Park, Plymouth

Devon

PL6 8BU


Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsible to: line managed by the Facilities and HR Manager, day to day supervision by the Cleaning Team Supervisor.

Responsible for: Cleanliness and tidiness in all areas, particularly those routinely used by patients and clinical staff.

Specific Infection Control measures to be implemented in liaison with Line Manager and Site Maintenance Technician.

Assist in ensuring adequate stocks of required materials.

Key Working Relationships: All staff and patients.

Main Tasks:

  • Safe storage and labeling of clinical waste in accordance with current active Waste Disposal and Handling Policies at DDRC.
  • Disposal of non-clinical waste in accordance with waste disposal requirements

· Routine cleaning inside building, as set out in the cleaning schedules

· Assist in maintaining stock levels of cleaning equipment and chemicals.

· Ensuring safe, effective cleaning of key areas, including staff kitchens, clinical areas, training rooms, toilets and showers, laboratories, sluice rooms etc. This list is not exhaustive.

· Maintenance of consumables for patient and staff areas.

· Working as part of a team to ensure the MRI scan suite (including scanner room) is cleaned as per the schedule and as per the direction of the radiography team / BRIC team.

· Keeping up to date with policies, procedures and memos. These will mainly be communicated by email using a ddrc.org email address.

  • Being aware of and abiding by local rules relating to Personal Protective Equipment. The appropriate use of personal protective clothing and equipment provided by DDRC is essential. Any defects should be reported immediately to the Line Manager or another manager onsite.
  • Keeping in date with mandatory training programme, this involves using Open Athens and E-Learning for health and requires familiarity with basic IT equipment and skills.

· Undertaking training on Data Protection and Information Governance in line with the role.

· Maintain good working relationships.

  • Every staff member is responsible for their own safety and that of colleagues and visitors, whilst undertaking DDRC business.
  • Working as part of a small team will mean cross-covering of roles and responsibilities, so you must maintain knowledge of how to clean in all areas of the building including clinical areas.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsible to: line managed by the Facilities and HR Manager, day to day supervision by the Cleaning Team Supervisor.

Responsible for: Cleanliness and tidiness in all areas, particularly those routinely used by patients and clinical staff.

Specific Infection Control measures to be implemented in liaison with Line Manager and Site Maintenance Technician.

Assist in ensuring adequate stocks of required materials.

Key Working Relationships: All staff and patients.

Main Tasks:

  • Safe storage and labeling of clinical waste in accordance with current active Waste Disposal and Handling Policies at DDRC.
  • Disposal of non-clinical waste in accordance with waste disposal requirements

· Routine cleaning inside building, as set out in the cleaning schedules

· Assist in maintaining stock levels of cleaning equipment and chemicals.

· Ensuring safe, effective cleaning of key areas, including staff kitchens, clinical areas, training rooms, toilets and showers, laboratories, sluice rooms etc. This list is not exhaustive.

· Maintenance of consumables for patient and staff areas.

· Working as part of a team to ensure the MRI scan suite (including scanner room) is cleaned as per the schedule and as per the direction of the radiography team / BRIC team.

· Keeping up to date with policies, procedures and memos. These will mainly be communicated by email using a ddrc.org email address.

  • Being aware of and abiding by local rules relating to Personal Protective Equipment. The appropriate use of personal protective clothing and equipment provided by DDRC is essential. Any defects should be reported immediately to the Line Manager or another manager onsite.
  • Keeping in date with mandatory training programme, this involves using Open Athens and E-Learning for health and requires familiarity with basic IT equipment and skills.

· Undertaking training on Data Protection and Information Governance in line with the role.

· Maintain good working relationships.

  • Every staff member is responsible for their own safety and that of colleagues and visitors, whilst undertaking DDRC business.
  • Working as part of a small team will mean cross-covering of roles and responsibilities, so you must maintain knowledge of how to clean in all areas of the building including clinical areas.

Person Specification

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Friendly and able to communicate well
  • Trustworthy
  • Understanding of infection control

Desirable

  • Basic IT skills
  • Understanding of infection control

Experience

Essential

  • Good time management
  • Great team working skills
  • Good communication Skills
  • Able to work to the DDRC Organisational Values in everything they do
  • Experience of cleaning in an environment that is CQC Registered or similar
  • Experience of working in a pro active and independent manner
  • Willingness to be trained to clean in the MRI suite.

Desirable

  • Experience of cleaning in a hospital or medical centre
  • Experience of ordering goods
  • A working knowledge of COSHH (and understanding the importance of safety in using and storing cleaning materials.)
Person Specification

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Friendly and able to communicate well
  • Trustworthy
  • Understanding of infection control

Desirable

  • Basic IT skills
  • Understanding of infection control

Experience

Essential

  • Good time management
  • Great team working skills
  • Good communication Skills
  • Able to work to the DDRC Organisational Values in everything they do
  • Experience of cleaning in an environment that is CQC Registered or similar
  • Experience of working in a pro active and independent manner
  • Willingness to be trained to clean in the MRI suite.

Desirable

  • Experience of cleaning in a hospital or medical centre
  • Experience of ordering goods
  • A working knowledge of COSHH (and understanding the importance of safety in using and storing cleaning materials.)

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.

Additional information

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.

Employer details

Employer name

DDRC Healthcare

Address

DDRC Healthcare

8 Research Way

Plymouth Science Park, Plymouth

Devon

PL6 8BU


Employer's website

https://www.ddrc.org/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

DDRC Healthcare

Address

DDRC Healthcare

8 Research Way

Plymouth Science Park, Plymouth

Devon

PL6 8BU


Employer's website

https://www.ddrc.org/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Ria Brown ria.foxbrown@ddrc.org

01752209999

Date posted

21 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£19,890 a year pro rata for a 3 day week 22.5 hours (£11,934)

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

B0417-22-4562

Job locations

DDRC Healthcare

8 Research Way

Plymouth Science Park, Plymouth

Devon

PL6 8BU


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