Non Clinical - Cleanliness Monitoring Officer

  • Department Cleanliness Monitoring Officer
  • Salary £20,330.00 – £21,777 per annum
  • Closing Date 20/10/2021
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 3
  • Job ref 223-CMO-651
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Part time/ Flexible working 16 hours per week

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen to recruit a part time Cleanliness Monitoring Officer to work within our friendly team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, reliable, hard-working, person with good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a variety of staff groups at all levels.

Applicants must have good attention to detail and be able to record data accurately on an iPad, have an approachable nature and the ability to fulfil the travel requirements of this post.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is required to carry out Cleanliness Monitoring across all sites of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust in line with the 49 elements specified in the National Specification for Cleanliness in the NHS.  The postholder will be carrying out monthly audits and the scores are fed into software which results in pass or fail for departments. The scores are then presented to area managers.

The main duties of this role involves carrying out cleanliness audits across all of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust sites.  Fulfilling a monthly programme of monitoring in line with the National Standards of Healthcare Cleanliness in conjunction with nursing colleagues from areas being audited. 

Working for our organisation

The successful candidate will join a small cleanliness monitoring team who pride themselves on being friendly, approachable and supportive. You will work across both Shrewsbury and Telford hospital sites, visiting wards and departments to assess cleanliness and record findings. You will mainly work alongside another colleague but there will also be the opportunity to monitor cleanliness by yourself on occasion. The work involves liaising with Departmental, Nursing and Cleanliness Teams.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person specification

Education & Qualifications

Essential criteria

NVQ Level 3 qualification in business administration or facilities associated service or equivalent
IOSH Qualification or NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Health & Safety


Essential criteria

Experience of NHS Environment
Knowledge of cleanliness within an NHS environment and NHS Specification for Cleanliness within the NHS

Desirable criteria

Experience of using software systems. Carrying handheld devices and downloading information
Understanding of Healthcare service

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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