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NHS Hospital Porter

  • Job reference: Porter
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Domestic and Support Services
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An opportunity has arisen for a well organised and motivated individual to provide efficient and effective support to the team within an NHS service in Oxford. The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational and time keeping skills, and will be comfortable working both as part of a team, and also working individually. You will work as part of the Facilities team to provide a comprehensive porter/cleaning service to across the Trust.
Responsible for assisting with office moves across the Trust

*Responsible for collective WEEE items across the Trust

*To receive and check food deliveries, checking delivery temperature and reporting discrepancies to head porter.

*To be responsible for making up food orders and recording temperatures and completing paperwork

*To deliver the meals on a daily basis to and from the kitchen onto the ward areas in hub.

*Collection of pharmacy boxes and pathological specimens. (Special arrangements apply on Saturdays and Bank Holidays)

*Collection of dirty linen and distribution of clean linen.

*To be responsible for cleaning designated areas and cover for domestic staff , to maintain a clean and safe environment for patients and staff.

*Keep fire exits clear

*Collection of all waste streams ensuring compliance with waste regulations regarding transportation, storage and retention of waste documents.

*Ensure that any waste bins in outside public areas are regularly emptied.

You will be required to the following:

*Driving of the Trust tug vehicle
*Push heavy carts
*Bend and reach to dust. High level cleans
*Stand & walk for varying lengths of time, often long periods
*Use written communication skills to mark completed rooms on daily paperwork
*Lift all equipment and supplies on and off carts between different departments.

All candidates must have a previous DBS within the last 12 Months and must be able to provide 3 years' worth of previous employment references.

If you are interested in this role then please email your CV to or call Tom on 01772 208963