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Hospital Housekeeper

Location: Reading, Berkshire, England
Type: Temporary
Salary: GBP9 - 10 per Hour
Benefits: weekly pay, online payslips, holiday pay
Posted: 31/12/2020Apply Now

Job Description

Urgent support for our NHS! Do you have an in date Enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services Check)? Are you looking for temporary work to start ASAP?  If so contact us!!

We have an urgent requirement for Housekeepers for an NHS Hospital in Reading 

In order to be suitable for this role, you must be willing and able to work in all areas of the Hospital – clinical and nonclinical areas – predominantly on wards for deep cleaning.  You will be required to Sign up and undertake the Trust Lateral Flow test programme and have basic knowledge of IPC & the role cleaning plays in a heath care setting is essential.  You will also be required to constantly demonstrate Hands, Face & Space

Housekeeping duties, which include and not limited to:

High and low level damp dusting, damp and wet mopping of floors, emptying and disposal of refuse, cleaning waste bins, cleaning of taps, sinks, basins, showers cleaning of toilets, cleaning of fixtures and fittings, replenishment of consumables, operation and use of equipment & other technologies, vacuuming, changing of curtains & shower curtains. Use of chemicals and hot water – beverage service

Physical Requirements

There will be a degree of pushing & pulling, lifting, bending, stretching and carrying of small items,. Wearing of a mask whilst at work is mandatory. PPE must be worn when advised.


You must be able to speak clearly and be understood - read and understand English, be able to take instruction.


·       Days of work will be variable normally 5/7 – which includes weekends

·       Shifts will commence from midmorning to noon onwards (but training will require full days to commence with).

·       Hours of work will be dependent on the volume of work load, but will be no less than 4 per shift – up to 12 (optional) & we can flex according to individual needs & circumstance.

The role will be paying between £8.92 - £9.55 per hour.

There will be some night working available to the right candidates

There will be supervisory position available to the right candidates

Please do not apply for this role if you do not have an Enhanced DBS less than 12 months old and this would need to be on the update service.

Full PPE will be provided and full PPE training will be given. To avoid missing out on this opportunity, please send you CV to LeighW@elite-recruitmentsolutions.co.uk or call 01628 591800.

In return,  Wise Employment  can offer; weekly pay and emailed payslips, up to 28 days paid annual leave (inclusive of statutory holiday) and pension contribution.

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