Estates - Storekeeper

  • Department Catering Department
  • Salary £22,383.00 – £22,383 per annum
  • Closing Date 17/07/2024
  • Location Telford
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 2
  • Job ref 223-SKR-436
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 30 hours per week

Join us at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, where our passion for excellence drives everything we do.

We're on a mission to provide high quality, safe care to our patients, in an environment our incredible staff are proud to work in.

Our vision, 'To provide excellent care for the communities we serve,' is not just a statement; it's a promise we live by every day. Guided by our core Values - Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, and Trusted - we're determined to make a real difference in the lives of those who matter most: our patients and their families.

If you're ready to be part of a team that's dedicated to continuous improvement, come join us and let's make a difference together!Our catering department at The Princess Royal Hospital caters for not only patients but two thriving retail units, one being the Apley Restaurant which can be used by staff, patient and the general public and also our exclusive Caffe Bistro which is situated in the women's & children's main atrium, both retail outlets serve a variety of hot and cold beverages and also hot and cold meals.

Our patient catering service is a cook/chill system, and we have a variety of menu options on each menu service, we use an external supplier for our cook chill food.

Working for the NHS has great benefits:

  • Generous annual leave allowance 
  • child care voucher scheme 
  • flexible working
  • Competitive Pension available
  • Weekend Enhancements
  • Full uniform provided

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Will be required to use, sack trucks, general purpose trolleys, roll cages and the use of any mechanical aids i.e. Master movers after undertaking relevant training. At PRH only will also use a tug system of transport. All equipment must be clean and used following safety guidelines at all times. Use of this equipment will require physical skills obtained through induction and practice.

Frequently required to exert moderate physical effort for short and long periods of time, e.g. lifting heavy food supplies, pulling and pushing heavy trolleys..

Ensure all equipment is safe and clean before use whilst ensuring the correct use of cleaning materials in accordance with COSHH regulations.

Will be required to use departmental IT systems e.g. Menumark, EDC and to include undertaking statutory and Mandatory training as required.

Report any equipment or building defects to the Supervisor or Line Manager.

Will be required to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, including colleagues, other Trust staff, visitors, patients, delivery drivers and contractors.

Complete Food Safety and Cleaning documentation to meet the requirements of the Trust’s Food Safety Management System [HACCP].

To maintain the cleanliness of all storage areas including refrigeration, freezers and non food stock, and also to work in exptreme temperatures in a hot kitchen and cold fridge/freezers and loading bay (PPE uniform will be supplied)

Work in accordance with duty rota’s and work schedules and will be required to work to deadlines when putting away stock e.g frozen and chilled foods.

Need to be literate, numerate and have the ability to understand compliance with trust procedures and completion of documentation.

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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