Hygiene Supervisor Band 4

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

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Job summary

Post: Hygiene Supervisors

Band: 4

Shift pattern:

Post : 30.5 hours over

4 Days 7am 3pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 7am -3.30pm (including bank holidays)

We are seeking candidates to the role of Supervisor in Hygiene Services (Cleaning services). This is an exciting opportunity to lead a team using your competencies and behaviors. Successful candidates will report to and work closely with the Hygiene Team Leader.

This is an excellent job opportunity for an enthusiastic team player to join our busy growing department .

The candidate will need a range of people skills and excellent IT skills that will be required to fulfill the role.

Main duties of the job

In order to be successful as a Supervisor you will need to demonstrate that you are able to:

  • Focus your team on achieving the National cleaning standards by monitoring performance and reinforcing the need to sustain and improve standards
  • Lead team meetings to engage with staff communicating standards, activity changes and all operational aspects of the service. And ensure staff have the opportunity to give feedback via team meetings
  • Provide on-going development and coaching for your team in order to deliver the best levels of service
  • Act as a role model with a can-do approach setting high standards, leading your team to ensure quality, safety and standards across the Trust

Recognising changes can be challenging, especially at the current time, you would need to possess excellent communication skills and the ability to inspire and motivate others.

About us

We are a large team of hygiene assitaints and have around 60 hygiene assistaints working across 3 shifts covering a 24 hour 7 days a week service.

We are busy hard working department who strive on being the best.

We work to the highest possible standard to achieve excellent cleaning standards across the trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

In order to be successful as a Supervisor you will need to demonstrate that you are able to:

Focus your team on achieving the National cleaning standards by monitoring performance and reinforcing the need to sustain and improve standards

Lead team meetings to engage with staff communicating standards, activity changes and all operational aspects of the service. And ensure staff have the opportunity to give feedback via team meetings

Provide on-going development and coaching for your team in order to deliver the best levels of service

Demonstrate excellent IT skills such as, excel, word, etc.

Demonstrate ability to work on electronic rostering, electronic audits, electronic training

Communicate a strong belief in the Trusts values and behaviors

Act as a role model with a can-do approach setting high standards, leading your team to ensure quality, safety and standards across the Trust

Demonstrate the ability to manage sickness within the Team, including sickness reviews, return to work, understanding and implementing the Managing attendance policy

Demonstrate attention to detail when recording information

Recognising changes can be challenging, especially at the current time, you would need to possess excellent communication skills and the ability to inspire and motivate others.

This role will require working with the senior management team across the Trust to adapt the changing needs of the trust and work in a patient focused environment. The successful candidates will have a proven set of behaviors linked to the key values/objectives of Team Working, Caring, Innovation and Professionalism.

This role will require working with the senior management team across the Trust to adapt the changing needs of the trust and work in a patient focused environment. The successful candidates will have a proven set of behaviors linked to the key values/objectives of Team Working, Caring, Innovation and Professionalism.

Commitment to your own ongoing personal and professional development is essential and should be demonstrated in your application.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Diploma or equivalent level
  • Vocational level 3 qualification or equivalent
  • Requires 2 years experience as a team leader/ supervisor within any organisation
  • Experience of using different IT systems
  • Microsoft word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Supervision/ delegation of tasks
  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Experience in input and retrieval of information on hospital systems
  • Experience implementing policies or change in practice
  • Can deliver on the job training to staff

Desirable

  • Business admin level 3/ equivalent or working towards
  • Previous NHS experience
  • keyboard skills
  • Requires 12 months experience performing cleaning duties and has an excellent understanding of standards
  • Evidence of own continuous learning & development

Experience

Desirable

  • Experience in a NHS setting
  • Experience with a NHS cleaning team

Values & Behaviours

Essential

  • Excellent
  • Compassionate
  • Safe

Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Can deliver quality staff E appraisal
  • Experience of conducting staff risk assessments
  • Excellent record keeper
  • Knowledge of compiling rotas and use of electronic systems
  • Can deliver on the job training to staff
  • Good problem solver
  • Developing programs
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to engage and communicate with different disciplines of staff within a variety of settings
  • Ability to adapt to the changing needs of the Service
  • Is Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Previous experience of team leading/staff supervision
  • Support and develop staff
  • Ability to attend meetings with different departments /professionals and provide complex information
  • Operates within infection control procedures, responsible for managing hygiene services
  • Able to work with guidance, rather than supervision. Planning own work
  • Ability to supervise different departments within facilities

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

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Address

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Thomas Drive

Liverpool

Merseyside

L14 3PE


Employer's website

https://www.lhch.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

Becky Moore

becky.moore@lhch.nhs.uk

01516001227

Date posted

03 November 2021

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 4

Salary

£22,549 to £24,882 a year pro rata

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

C9410-21-7811

Job locations

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Thomas Drive

Liverpool

Merseyside

L14 3PE


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