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Post Room Assistant

Band 2

Main area
Band 2
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Hull Royal Infirmary & Castle Hill Hospital
£22,383 PRO RATA
Salary period
30/05/2023 23:59

Job overview

Applications are invited to join Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Postal Services based at Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary.

We are looking for a reliable, motivated, and flexible individual with good communication and interpersonal skills suited to the special needs of a hospital environment. 

Main duties of the job

The role involves  collection and sortation of mail and clinical correspondence including medical records for internal and external onwards delivery.  Candidates will be expected to work at both of our hospital sites  and be able to meet the physical demands of the post

Tasks will involve driving Trust vehicles.

A Clean, valid driving licence is essential criteria for all applicants.

Working for our organisation

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £500 million. The Trust employs around 11,000  staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification

Other requirements

Desirable criteria
  • NVQ Customer care / support
  • Health and Safety Training
  • Lifting and moving / manual handling training
  • Fire Safety Training


Essential criteria
  • Clean Driving Licence (Cat B manual )
Desirable criteria
  • Trust Authorised Driver

Knowledge, Training and Experience

Essential criteria
  • Health and Safety Awareness
Desirable criteria
  • • Experience in hospital or similar environment
  • • Driving passenger transport or delivery vehicles
  • • Basic computer skills

Special Attributes

Essential criteria
  • Physically Fit

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyDisability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

David Houghton
Job title
Interim: Porter Postal & Switchboard Service Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01482 463023