Estates - Cleanliness Technician

  • Department Domestic Services Department
  • Salary £22,383.00 – £22,383 per annum
  • Closing Date 24/07/2024
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 2
  • Job ref 223-CTN-484
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 30 hours per week

Exciting opportunities are available for highly motivated individuals to join our Cleanliness Services Team and be part of a front line team enhancing patient experience by delivering high standards of cleanliness.

This is an alternate weekend working position. Shift pattern will be discussed further during interview.

We have various hours and shifts available, all include alternative weekend working and will be discussed at time of interview


Start and finish times are flexible

Full training will be given.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust.  We look forward to receiving your application for employment.  In the event of an extremely high response to this advertisement the post will be closed early.  

Main duties of the job

  • To work as part of a team providing high standards of cleanliness. You will also be expected to  complete deep cleans in other parts of the hospital as and when required.
  • Using chemicals and cleaning equipment responsibly and within health and safety guidelines.
  • Clearing clinical waste in the appropriate manner.
  • Maintaining staff and public safety through appropriate use of warning signage whilst cleaning.

Working for your organisation

The team of Cleanliness Technicians are made up of Trust staff who are responsible for cleaning the whole hospital. Our aim is to ensure a safe and clean environment for patients, staff and visitors. We work closely with IPC and wards and departments to ensure our high standards are maintained. We are a large team covering various shift patterns and our goal is to provide  the best service we can.

We pride ourselves on supporting each other and other teams within the Trust.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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