Hospital Porter - Mansfield Hospital

  • Job Reference: compass/TP/339597/71658
  • Date Posted: 18 March 2020
  • Employer: Compass Group Plc
  • Website: https://www.compass-group.co.uk/
  • Location: Mansfield
  • Salary: £8.21 Per Hour
  • Bonus/Benefits: £8.21 - £8.21
  • Sector: Social care
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

A great opportunity to join our passionate Hospital Porters team on a permanent basis has become available to work within our busy healthcare setting.

In this role you will be required to be fully flexible with the shifts you can work and be available to work days, evening and nights.

This role will suit a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Job Description
  • £8.21 per hour 
  • The ideal candidate will have a fully flexible approach to their working week and will be available to work mornings, afternoons and nights. 
  • Compass exclusive offers on PerksAtWork
  • Access to a wide range of programs to train and develop you
  • Pension contribution

We offer great discounts such as discounted cinema tickets, gyms membership, food outlets and supermarkets as well as life insurance and the option to join the company pension scheme. We offer further training by offering an accredited qualification through our NVQ program.

Main Responsibilities

Responsible for the logistics within the hospital this role will involve direct interaction with Patients and Medical staff on ward areas throughout your shift with main duties to include:

  • Transportation and transfer of patients around the hospital including day care, A&E, theatres & ward areas using various modes of transport within agreed response times and standards
  • Delivering medical gas cylinders, equipment, stores, furniture, pharmaceutical and pathology items.
  • Taking blood samples, specimens and medication around the hospital in a timely and pleasant manner.
  • To take linen, case notes and the removal and disposal of waste of which some duties can be heavy.
  • Receive, record and prioritise job requests in line with agreed procedures.
  • Transport the deceased to the mortuary
  • Support medical staff during emergency situations to include major incidents to the arrival of the Air ambulance.
The Ideal Candidate
  • Good command of the English language with a passion for patient care and be able to liaise closely with ward staff.
  • Awareness of high patient cares standards
  • Must have a 'Can do' attitude
  • Able to work under pressure, individually and as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced healthcare environment and has a flexible approach to meet the needs of the business.
  • Be aware that this is a hospital environment and at times you will come in contact with patients that are particularly unwell or showing signs of distress.
  • Previous experience and knowledge is desirable but not essential as full training will be given
  • This position is subject to a Disclosure & Baring Service check costs, are met by the employer
About The Company

As part of Compass, you have the opportunity to work behind the scenes at sports and leisure events, oilrigs and military bases, and in the heart of schools, hospitals, care homes, client offices and boardrooms - some 6,000+ locations across the UK and Ireland.

We do it all and so could you. Apply now and join the family!

We are an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building an inclusive environment for all employees.

Medirest is the specialist healthcare operating company of Compass Group UK & Ireland, providing a full range of hotel services, including staff, patient and visitor catering, domestics, portering, security and reception, at over 130 NHS Trusts and private hospitals.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.