Estates - Chargehand Porter

  • Salary £20,330.00 – £21,777 per annum
  • Closing Date 27/05/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 3
  • Job ref 223-SCP-411
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for the post of Chargehand Porter.

The successful candidate will need to have experience of supervision within a large team and the drive and commitment to support the management team.

They will also have the drive and enthusiasm to support a patient centered approach to delivering the day to day running of the Portering Services. The successful candidate must have good communication and people skills, be able to develop and maintain positive relationships within complex team and provide the very best care for our Patients.

Main duties of the job

The Chargehand Porter is one of a team providing a wide range of services created by the demands of the hospital, which involves the movement of Patients, the delivery of clinical and non-clinical support to provide the very best patient care.

The Supervision of the movement of general and clinical waste, office furniture, mail and patient supplies on and off the hospital site.

The post also involves the supervision of the general porters, the allocation of duties through technology. The post holder will ensure that the Portering service is of the highest quality and efficiency and will work within Trust Values.

Working for our organisation

Porters are the heartbeat of our NHS hospitals, making sure crucial goods and items are delivered where they are needed most. They also make sure patients are at the right place at the right time to get the treatment they need. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

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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