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Facilities Service Support Assistant


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Estates, Facilities & PFI
Part time - 25 hours per week (Monday to Friday 17.00-22.00)
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County Hospital
£18,546 - £19,918 PA pro rata
Salary period
27/01/2022 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

From 1st April 2022 all NHS workers in England with face to face contact with patients must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Only those with medical exemptions will be excluded from this requirement. Please consider this mandatory requirement when applying for this position.

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

We are looking for a enthusiastic, motivated individuals to join our housekeeping team to help provide and maintain a clean and hygienic environment for all patients, visitors and staff in line with the National Standards of Cleanliness for the UHNM County Site Stafford. 

The individuals will be adaptable, self-motivated, someone who can work to clearly defined achievable, individual, team and operational goals and any other duties to complete the tasks as required by the Trust.

Main duties of the job

Please see attached Job Description and personal specification attached for further details regarding main duties 

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact  Claire Burns


(see contact details below) 

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • To have worked in a service customer enviroment
Desirable criteria
  • Previous experience within Housekeeping Services
  • Experience in operating cleaning machinery.

Education and qualifications

Essential criteria
  • basic numeracy and literacy in English
Desirable criteria
  • To have basic understanding of COSHH
  • To have basic understanding of Infection Control
  • to hold a cleaning and hygiene certificate such as an NVQ
Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Claire Burns
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Claire Burns