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Ward housekeeper/Hygienists

Band 2

Main area
Ward 6 Hull Royal Infirmary
Band 2
Part time - 30 hours per week (7 Day rotation)
Job ref
Hull Royal Infirmary Ward 6
£22,383 pro rata
Salary period
31/05/2023 23:59

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to the role of department Housekeeper within this busy acute surgical setting.

The role is part time 30 hours per week. 

Main duties of the job

General Surgery is a busy service that requires you in conjunction with the nursing team to ensure that high standards are maintained to deliver a quality service.

A significant aspect of the role is effective stock control. Ensuring that equipment and facilities are maintained as well as managing an effective cleaning and maintenance regime for the medical devices used within the department. Knowledge of working in a care environment would be an advantage but not essential.

Academic qualifications are not essential although you will be required to complete the National Care Certificate, you should possess excellent team working and communication qualities (both written and verbal), IT skills would also be an advantage as most stock ordering is done electronically. Full training and support will be provided.


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

Good communication and organisational skills

Essential criteria
  • Organisational and communication skill
Desirable criteria
  • National care certificate

Evidence of good written and verbal skills

Essential criteria
  • good interpersonal people skills
Desirable criteria
  • IT skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Nicola Edmondson
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
Telephone number
01482 675651
Additional information

Ward 6

Hull Royal Infirmary